Ecuador bets future on large scale mining projects

Posted on January 15, 2012 • Filed under: Economy, Ecuador, Latin America Mining, Politics

Correa drove in five major projects with foreign billionaires
Indigenous communities announced their strength and warn of serious conflicts. “We will move to a new era, that was mine.” “Ecuador could have the second largest copper mine in the world.” “We can not be beggars sitting on a sack of gold.” President Rafael Correa has made major announcements in recent weeks around the mining projects that is poised to realize Ecuador. But as he presents it as a great step forward, indigenous and social organizations prepare for their “resistance”. Read Article

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