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Company Response

22 Dec 2015

Tahoe Resources

Tahoe Resources response

…For years, Tahoe Resources Inc. (Tahoe) and its Guatemalan subsidiary, Minera San Rafael (MSR), have been criticized by various non-governmental organizations that have misrepresented the facts surrounding MSR´s operations at the Escobal mine in Guatemala. The Under Siege piece by Luis Solano, as well as written attacks published by Amnesty International and other human rights organizations, carelessly mix fact with fiction and rest on unfounded conjecture. Tahoe provides this response to at least partially set the record straight regarding MSR´s strong ethical practices and the positive effect of its business for the local communities in Guatemala…Tahoe and MSR have no information about the threats against Mr. Maldonado other than the information reported in the electronic media…

Part of the following timelines

Guatemala: Human rights defender promoting indigenous peoples´ rights against mining & other cases receives death threats

Guatemala: New report exposes abuses & intimidation against those opposing Tahoe Resources' Escobal mine linked to private security companies