CONAMA Raises Qyestions About Barrick Gold Deal

(Sept. 29, 2005) Barrick Gold Corporation’s attempt to buy citizen support for the development of its US$1.5 billion Pascua Lama gold mine has not satisfied government officials in charge of reviewing environmental legislation. Paulina Saball, director of the Region III National Environmental Commission is still concerned about the proposed mine project even though Barrick has… Read More CONAMA Raises Qyestions About Barrick Gold Deal

LAGOS WILL NOT SUPPORT AMNESTY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS

(Sept. 28, 2005) President Ricardo Lagos met with the Assembly of Human Rights on Monday announcing that human rights violators would not be eligible for amnesty. The move was greeted with enthusiasm by the Assembly after waiting two years for an audience with the president and a recent series of set backs on the human… Read More LAGOS WILL NOT SUPPORT AMNESTY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATORS

GOLD FOUND ON ROBINSON CRUSOE ISLAND

(Sept 26, 2005) Myth became reality last Wednesday when astonished explorers discovered what could be US$10 billion worth of gold, silver, and jewels buried on Robinson Crusoe Island. Using robot technology, a team from Wagner Technologies claims they have found the lost treasure of Spanish Conquistador Juan Esteban Ubilla y Echeverría. According to legend, the… Read More GOLD FOUND ON ROBINSON CRUSOE ISLAND