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17 March 2019

Zambia: SARW report claims host mining community not benefiting from First Quantum Mineral's subsidiary; company responds

Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARWATCH) recently launched a report titled ‘ Living in a Parallel Universe, First Quantum Mine versus communities in Zambia’. The report raises a number of serious allegations against First Quantum Mine’s Kansanshi mine...

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17 March 2019

Zimbabwe: Over 900 families relocated during the Marange diamond rush yet to receive compensation despite court order

Author: Evidence Chenjerai, Global Press Jornal (USA)

"Desperate for Cash and Without Basic Amenities, Zimbabweans Relocated During Diamond Rush Have Had Enough" 11 March 2019...

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12 March 2019
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En medio de acusaciones de corrupción del gobierno de Nicolás Maduro como responsables de la crisis en Venezuela, se conoció la noticia de la demanda en tribunal del CIADI de ConocoPhillips contra Venezuela. Desde la autoproclamación de Juan Guaidó...

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12 March 2019
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Author: Patrick Marques, Portal de Notícias G1 AM (Brazil)

“Segundo esposa, Francisco Pereira atuava na liderança de mais de 40 aldeias indígenas”, 27 de fevereiro de 2019...

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8 March 2019
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Author: Noticias Caracol

“Desvío de ríos ‘ahoga’ a la Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta y con ello a decenas de pescadores” – 04 de marzo de 2019...

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5 March 2019

Laos: Locals complain about shrinking land for food farming and pollution caused by Chinese-operated banana farms

Author: Sidney Khotpanya & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

"Chinese Banana Plantations in Lao District Leave Locals with Little Land to Farm," 05 March 2019...

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5 March 2019
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Author: RFI

"Des exploitants malgaches se dressent contre un projet minier australien", 28 février 2019...

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4 March 2019
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Author: Bruno Bocchini, Agência Brasil (EBC)/Amazônia Notícia e Informação (Brazil)

“Resgatadas em Roraima seis pessoas em condição análoga à de escravo”, 22 de fevereiro de 2019 ...

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4 March 2019

Report says agribusinesses operating in Africa could face costly disputes as local communities seek to benefit from investments

Author: Adela Suliman, Reuters

"Bitter aftertaste? Food companies could face costly disputes over land in Africa"...

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28 February 2019

US Supreme Court rules Intl. Finance Corp. not entitled to "absolute" immunity & can be sued in US courts

On 27 February 2019, the US Supreme Court issued a decision stating that the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector affiliate of the World Bank Group,  was not immune from proceedings in courts. This claim will have a direct impact...

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