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Pan American Silver response

Author: Pan American Silver, Published on: 28 May 2019

…At Pan American Silver and Minera San Rafael (MSR) we are committed to managing our operations in a socially responsible manner with the utmost respect for human rights. We adhere to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights. We take our responsibility to human rights, including the rights of indigenous people, seriously in all aspects of our business and expect the same of our business partners, employees, contractors, and community stakeholders. We condemn all forms of violence, threats or intimidation.  We are aware that there have been legal challenges to the ILO 169 consultation process. It is important to note that the consultation process is being led by the Guatemalan Ministry of Energy and Mines. We will fully support and participate in this consultation process, as and when requested. Meanwhile, the mining license for MSR is suspended and the mine is not operating or producing…

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This is a response from the following companies: Pan American Silver