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Tahoe Reports Pregnant Solution Discharge at La Arena; Discharge Now Contained


Tahoe Resources Inc. ("Tahoe" or the "Company") (TSX: THO, NYSE:
TAHO) reports a discharge of pregnant solution at its La Arena mine in
Peru. Earlier this morning, La Arena employees discovered five
significant holes were cut into the top of the pregnant solution
pipeline which transfers solution from leach pad 4B to the pregnant
solution pond. The pipeline runs across an inactive leach pad which is
covered with a raincoat to prevent fresh storm water from mixing with
process solutions. The same raincoat also covers the pregnant solution
pipeline running from pad 4B.

Based on a preliminary internal investigation, the Company believes that
in an apparent theft attempt, holes were cut into the top of the
pipeline in order to place bags of carbon inside of the pipeline to
absorb gold from the solution. One of the bags of carbon blocked the
pipeline and the solution sprayed from the hole onto the top of the
raincoat sitting above the pipeline. Subsequently, the solution flowed
across the raincoat into a storm water collection pond designed to
discharge clean water into the Sayapampa Creek, which runs through part
of our property. Based on the Company's initial investigation, it is
estimated that around 600 cubic meters of pregnant solution may have
flowed into the Sayapampa Creek via the storm water management system.

Upon identification of the discharge, the Company immediately initiated
our emergency response protocols including conducting extensive
inspections of the surrounding areas from the operation and assessing
the potential impacts to the communities and environment downstream.

The Company reported the incident to the Agency for Environmental
Assessment and Control (OEFA), the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM),
the police and the public prosecutor. The police and OEFA are both
expected on site today to conduct their respective investigations. The
surrounding communities have also been notified.

Given that the impacted pipeline is a gravity-flow line and the holes
are at the top of the pipeline, the Company is able to safely maintain
solution flow from pad 4B without leakage into the storm water
management system now that the obstruction has been removed. The Company
expects that the damage to the raincoat and pipeline will be repaired
over the next several days, once all relevant authorities have conducted
their initial investigations. Equally important, the Company is already
in the process of addressing the contamination to the storm water
management system. As a result, the Company does not anticipate a
material impact to production at this time.

A full internal investigation and review of security procedures will be
conducted in order to avoid and prevent future incidents. Tahoe holds
itself accountable for ensuring safe operations for our environment and
our communities and we expect all of our employees and partners alike to
operate to the highest standards.

About Tahoe Resources Inc.

Tahoe Resources is a mid-tier precious metals company with a diverse
portfolio of mines and projects in Canada, Guatemala and Peru. Tahoe is
led by experienced mining professionals dedicated to creating
sustainable value for all of its stakeholders through responsible
mining. The company is listed on the TSX ("THO") and NYSE ("TAHO") and
is a member of the S&P/TSX Composite, the TSX Global Mining indices and
the Russell 2000 on the NYSE.


This press release contains "forward-looking information"
"forward-looking information" within the meaning of Section 27A of the
United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the US
Exchange Act, the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995, or in releases made by the United States Securities and
Exchange Commission, all as may be amended from time to time, and
"forward-looking information" under the provisions of applicable
Canadian securities legislation, concerning the business, operations and
financial performance and condition of the Company. All statements,
other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking
statements. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be
identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans",
"expects", "is expected", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts",
"intends", "anticipates", "believes", or variations or comparable
language of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions,
events or results "may", "could", "would", "should", "might" or "will be
taken", "occur" or "be achieved" or the negative connotation thereof.
Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements
related to future environmental impacts from the discharge and the
potential for impact on the Company's production at the La Arena mine.

Forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and are
subject known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that
may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed
or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks include the
future effects of the discharge on the environment which cannot be
assessed at this time, and any similar impact on operations at the La
Arena mine. Assumptions, risks and uncertainties are discussed in more
detail in our public filings available on SEDAR at,
on EDGAR at
or on the Company's website at

Although management has attempted to identify important factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in
forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause
results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no
assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as
actual results and future events could differ materially from those
anticipated in such forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers
should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and,
accordingly, are subject to change after such date. Except as otherwise
indicated by the Company, these statements do not reflect the potential
impact of any non-recurring or other special items or of any
disposition, monetization, merger, acquisition, other business
combination or other transaction that may be announced or that may occur
after the date hereof. Forward-looking statements are provided for the
purpose of providing information about management's current expectations
and plans and allowing investors and others to get a better
understanding of the Company's operating environment. The Company does
not intend or undertake to publicly update any forward-looking
statements that are included in this document, whether as a result of
new information, future events or otherwise, except as, and to the
extent required by, applicable securities laws.

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