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  • 29 May 2014- 10:08 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO The Fresno Bee Barrick Gold said Wednesday that it has reached a preliminary deal with a Chilean indigenous group that it hopes will eventually open the way to restarting its Pascua-Lama mine high in the Andes. The world's biggest gold producer
  • 28 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Representatives of NGO the Latin American Environmental Conflict Observatory (OCLA) have renewed criticism of Toronto-based miner Barrick Gold’s $8.5 billion USD Pascua Lama gold and silver mine. The OCLA has issued a new report that
  • 6 Aug 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IBAGUÉ, Colombia Local residents in the area near La Colosa, the largest open-pit gold project in the northern Andes, last week overwhelmingly voted against the mine. In the poll on July 28, 99 percent of those who cast a ballot rejected the project in
  • 24 Jul 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters Reuters reported that a group of indigenous Chileans asked the Supreme Court to revoke the environmental license of Barrick Gold Corp's Pascua Lama gold mine because it seeks a total re evaluation of the project. A lawyer representing
  • 2 Jul 2013- 09:53 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO CTV News A Chilean judge visited Barrick Gold Corp's Pascua Lama mine on Monday to review the suspended project before he rules on whether construction can resume at the world's highest-altitude gold mine. Appeals court Judge Antonio Ulloa
  • 24 Jun 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile’s supreme environmental court late last week gave the country’s environmental regulator, the Environmental Superintendent (SMA), 10 days to explain why it reduced fines levied against Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold for
  • The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) plans to increase its financial support for Peru’s agricultural and irrigation programs to some $15 million USD.
  • Peru is considered one of the countries in South America most vulnerable to climate change, due to water scarcity concerns that are already taking a toll on a “wide spectrum of Peruvian society,” according to a new report from Washington DC-based think tank the Center for American Progress.
  • 29 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA There are signs of a potential negotiated end to the dispute that has halted Xstrata PLC’sTintaya copper mine in southern Peru’s Espinar province. On the advice of his Environment Minister, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal,President Ollanta Moisés Humala
  • 5 May 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Peru's Olmos megaproject, designed to divert water from the Huancabamba River through a trans-Andes tunnel to Peru's dry northern coast, is causing controversy between small and large farmers and government officials. The project, 80