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Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO, NYSE: TAHO) (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) reported today that the Guatemalan government has taken legal action to disburse protestors and open the primary road that connects Guatemala City to San Rafael las Flores near the Escobal Mine. The Company has worked diligently to engage numerous stakeholders, including the Vice President of …

Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO, NYSE: TAHO) (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) reported today that the Guatemalan government has taken legal action to disburse protestors and open the primary road that connects Guatemala City to San Rafael las Flores near the Escobal Mine.
The Company has worked diligently to engage numerous stakeholders, including the Vice President of Guatemala, the Ministry of Energy and Mines, the Ministry of the Environment, Human Rights Ombudsman, representatives of the Catholic Church and diplomatic missions involved in human rights monitoring to attempt to resolve the matter peacefully.
Ron Clayton, President and CEO of Tahoe Resources, commented:

“As annunciated in Tahoe’s Human Rights Policy, we support freedom of association in the Guatemalan communities and are always open to dialogue about any concerns over the Escobal Mine.
It is important to note that a majority of the citizens in the immediate communities where the Mine is located continue to support the Mine. We will continue to work diligently to engage government and community leaders to provide transparent information regarding our safe operations.”

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