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Canadian court hears please from miners in Guatemala

Friday, April 10, 2015

Supreme Court hearings in British Columbia begin today into the case of seven Guatemalan workers seeking to have a civil suit against Tahoe Resources of Vancouver heard in B.C. after they sustained injuries in their country during a protest that turned violent.

Their lawyer will begin arguing Wednesday that B.C. courts have jurisdiction, even though the events took place in another country.

Source: CBC News