San Rafael Las Flores, Santa Rosa, and Mataquescuintla, Jalapa, Guatemala. May 2, 2013. Images from the first day of the declared State of Siege in the municipalities of Casillas & San Rafael Las Flores, Santa Rosa, and Mataquescuintla & Jalapa, Jalapa. A violent mining conflict in the region involving Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources has erupted this [...]
Hundreds gather in the main square of San Rafael Las Flores, Guatemala, to demand that a community plebiscite on industrial mining be carried out in the municipality.
Tahoe Resources, a Goldcorp offspring, creates conflictivity in eastern Guatemala.