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Two Tahoe workers killed in ambush at Guatemala mine

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Two security workers were killed January 12 in an ambush to the Escobal silver mine, Guatemala, which is being developed by Tahoe Resources.

It is the third attack in one week against mining companies in Guatemala by criminal groups trying to stop development, said Tahoe in a statement.

The mine is due to start operating in 2014, and Tahoe expects to produce up to 20 million ounces of silver a year.

Full story (in Spanish)