In yet another example of power grabs on large silver assets, check-out what TAHOE has experienced this year as their mine build progresses (not Mexico, but Central America (Guatemala):
Press Release: Tahoe Resources Inc. – Wed, Sep 19, 2012 9:15 AM EDT
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sep 19, 2012) - Tahoe Resources Inc. (THO.TO)(TAHO) announced today that construction activities on the power line for the Escobal project and at the project site were disrupted by a mob intent on forcing the Company to cease construction. The 5.2 km power line and the mine facility construction project are fully permitted and are in compliance with all legal requirements.
Development of the Escobal Project Continues
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire -06/28/12)- Tahoe Resources Inc. (THO.TO)(TAHO) today reported that government-proposed mining law reforms in Guatemala should not affect its Escobal project. Media reports released this morning outlined a proposal from President Perez Molina's administration to allow state ownership in mining projects.