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  • El Salvador has claimed a gold and silver mine in Guatemala would pollute the water quality of its essential Lempa River, which provides 37 percent of the country’s drinking water. The government of El Salvador is now calling on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH) to pressure Guatemala to halt Goldcorp’s Cerro Blanco mine.
  • 8 May 2012- 12:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MYANMAR, RANGOON The Thai-based Shwe Gas Movement claimed at the end of April that Chinese companies are planning to extract gold from Peophru Island in the Laymro River in western Burma’s Arakan state "under the guise of constructing a hydropower
  • 7 Sep 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOGADISHU, Somalia Piracy in the Gulf of Aden made worldwide headlines this past spring when U.S. President Barack Obama ordered Navy Seals to take out pirates who had captured a U.S. cargo ship. What was not often covered is one of the factors behind