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  1. Injuries, Arrests Reported in Latest Veladero Mine Protests

    27 Oct 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Several people were injured and dozens more were arrested late last week during protests against Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province. Violence broke out betwee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2015 - 10:25

  2. Cyanide Leak at Argentinian Mine Did Not Contaminate Local Water Sources: UN

    2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Preliminary testing has found that the cyanide spill at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province did not contaminate local water sources, according to experts from t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2015 - 10:09

  3. Argentinian Judge Announces Charges for Nine Barrick Gold Employees Over Cyanide Spill

    28 Sep 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Nine employees of Canadian miner Barrick Gold are being charged in connection with a cyanide spill earlier this month at the company’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province, Sa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2015 - 10:12

  4. Argentina's Kirchner Faces Corruption Investigation in Chevron Fracking Deal

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES AFP An appeals court judge gave a green light for Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner to be investigated for abuse of authority in a major Chevron fracking deal. Local Buenos Aires lawmakers h ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2014 - 10:20

  5. Argentina Suspends $170 Million Water Treatment Deal With Israel

    17 Mar 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES International Middle East Media Center In the latest success for the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, authorities in Buenos Aires, Argentina, have suspended a pr ...

    Local Press Report - 03/17/2014 - 10:10

  6. Costa Ricans March Against Expansion of Private Hydropower Projects

    17 Mar 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica On March 13 more than 23 community groups from across Costa Rica, as well as environmental organizations, students, and NGOs, held a demonstration in the Costa Rican capital, San Jose, to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2014 - 10:06

  7. Argentina Retaliates Against Uruguay for Pulp Mill Expansion

    30 Oct 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Merco Press Argentina has made public its first retaliation against Uruguay over the Botnia/UPM pulp mill controversy and has banned Argentine exports from being trucked to Montevideo for shipment over ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2013 - 10:01

  8. Argentina to Pay $500 Million to Settle Pending Contract Disputes, Free Up World Bank Credits

    15 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The government of Argentina will pay $500 million USD to five companies to settle cases pending at the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the Un ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2013 - 10:03

  9. Uruguay to Move Slow on Commissioning Second Pulp Mill to Appease Argentina

    13 Sep 2013- 10:15 by Local Press Report MONTEVIDEO Upi.com Uruguay, in a major concession to Buenos Aires, said it will go slow on commissioning a second pulp mill on the river it shares with Argentina. Uruguayan President Jose Mujica said he has no inte ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2013 - 10:15

  10. Argentinean Nobel Laureate Condemns Supreme Court Decision Favoring Chevron

    12 Jun 2013- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Nobel Prize-winning human rights leader Adolfo Pérez Esquivel on June 10 condemned the decision by Argentina’s Supreme Court to release the embargo on US oil giant Chevron. The embargo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2013 - 09:55