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  • Goldmine in my backyard? Colombian community says no

    When the residents of a small town of Tolima department in Colombia, decided to vote whether they wanted a mega gold mining project in their backyard, first it did not mean much to the AngloGold Ashanti (AGA), a multinational company famous for its mega-projects. After a decade-long exploration phase,...
  • Bolivia’s water wars

    In the current reality, water is a privilege. Today, more than one billion people live in water-scarce regions. According to a recent World Bank report, because of climate change, rising consumption, and growing populations, up to 3.5 billion people could face water scarcity by 2025. Bolivia has become one...
  • Burkina Faso’s Black Spring- You Can’t Fool all the People all the Time

    Burkina Faso’s people have risen. Protests in Ouagadougou, the capital,  have provoked all kinds of reactions in Africa and the world. The Burkinabe people could not stand silent to yet another violation of democratic law, something that is not rare in some African countries. On Thursday, people took the streets...
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