Escobal

Project Phase: 

Operations suspended pending completion of consultations with affected Xinka indigenous communities, as per Constitutional Court decision released in September 2018.

Exploration Start Date: 
2007
Exploitation Start Date: 
Licencias de explotación otorgadas en abril de 2013 y suspendidas en julio de 2017 después de la sentencia de la Corte de Constitucionalidad
Extraction Type: 
Subterranean
Country: 
Guatemala
Natural Resource: 
Silver
Gold
Lead
Zinc
Municipality, Department: 
San Rafael Las Flores and Jalapa, Santa Rosa
Region: 
Central America
Political Actions: 
Reports: 
References: 

Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas), "Proyecto Minero El Escobal, Guatemala", online:  https://ejatlas.org/conflict/el-escobal, accessed on 22 August 2018a. 

Pan American Silver, "Escobal, Santa Rosa Guatemala - Polymetallic Silver Mine", online: https://www.panamericansilver.com/operations/north-and-central-america/e..., accessed on 16 December 2020. 

NACLA, "Hablar Como una Minera: La Mina Escobal en Guatemala", dated 15 October 2019, online: https://nacla.org/news/2020/03/03/hablar-como-una-minera-la-mina-escobal..., accessed 15 September 2021.

Tahoe Resources Inc, "This Management’s Discussion & Analysis of Tahoe Resources Inc. and its subsidiaries", dated 6 August 2012, online: https://fintel.io/doc/sec-taho-tahoe-resources-ex992-2012-august-06-1859..., accessed 16 December 2020.

Tahoe Resources Inc., “Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the years ended December 31, 2014 and 2013", dated 11 March 2015, online: https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1510400/000106299315001291/exhib..., accessed 16 December 2020.

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