Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Tahoe Resources Reaches Truce with Peruvian Protesters, Resumes Work at Gold Mine

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Tahoe Resources Reaches Truce with Peruvian Protesters, Resumes Work at Gold Mine

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Tahoe Resources resumes work at Peruvian mine

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VANCOUVER - Tahoe Resources Inc. has restarted its La Arena gold mine in Peru following an agreement to end a protest and begin a formal dialogue to resolve complaints raised by members of the community of La Ramada.

The Vancouver-based metals miner said Friday talks between Tahoe Peru and protesters would be hosted by the government's mines ministry.

Work at the mine had been suspended for eight days starting on Aug. 30 due to protests by an estimated 80 to 100 people from La Ramada.

The company said previously that community members demanded monetary compensation for the alleged impact of dust and vibration from blasting at La Arena, which is three kilometres from La Ramada. …

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