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  • 26 May 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Bishkek Inter-District Court on May 25th issued a new ruling against the Kumtor Operating Company, a subsidiary of Toronto-based Centerra Gold, for environmental violations at its mine in the Issyk-Kul region. The court fined
  • 4 May 2016- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Two executives of the Kumtor Gold Company left Kyrgyzstan last week, a day after a raid was carried out on the company's offices in Bishkek as part of a criminal investigation, the Kyrgyz Prosecutor General's Office reported
  • 12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A Bulgarian judge last week denied a request from the government of Kyrgyzstan to extradite former Centerra Gold CEO Len Homeniuk to face corruption charges in connection with the Kumtor mining project. Homeniuk, a Canadian citizen, has
  • 4 Sep 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria A Bulgarian judge this week ruled that Leonard Homeniuk, former CEO of Canadian miner Centerra Gold, must remain under house arrest in Sofia pending the outcome of his extradition hearing on September 16th. The hearing will determine
  • 28 Aug 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, Canada Len Homeniuk, former CEO of Toronto-based miner Centerra Gold, has been detained in Bulgaria and is awiating possible extradition to Kyrgyzstan on charges of corruption in a mining project in the Central Asian country, Canadian media
  • 1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz lawmakers have given the government until October 1st to resolve issues with Toronto-based Centerra Gold over the company’s Kumtor gold mine in Issyk-Kul Province. The parliamentary resolution, approved on June 30th, comes
  • 25 Jun 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan No progress has been made in negotiations between the government of Kyrgyzstan and Toronto-based miner Centerra Gold Inc. over the Kumtor gold mine in Issyk-Kul Province, Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Dil said this week. "There
  • 8 Aug 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Canadian mining giant Goldcorp last week announced it has suspended its Cerro Blanco gold mine project in Guatemala, citing an unfavorable global financial context for investing in metal mining. The mine site is located in
  • Activities of the Kumtor Gold Company, owned by Canadian mining form Centerra Gold, poses a danger to water supply in the basins of the Kumtor and Naryn Rivers in Kyrgyzstan, and could trigger an environmental catastrophe in the region, Kyrgyz authorities have warned.