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Fact-Checking 8 Claims About Crypto’s Climate Impact

Time 01 Jul 2022
Studies estimate that Bitcoin mining, the process that safeguards the Bitcoin network, uses more power globally per year than most countries, including the Philippines and Venezuela. On the other side, members of the crypto community argue that crypto mining is actually good for the environment in several crucial ways.

El Salvador Putting All the Eggs in the Bitcoin Basket

FX Empire 01 Jul 2022
Advertisement ... Unlike most of its neighbors, El Salvador does not possess rich mines of precious metal and stones, nor does it have massive oil reserves like Venezuela ... As a firm bitcoin believer, he also plans to build “Bitcoin City” – a monumental $1 billion project that will be powered by geothermal energy, which is also used for mining bitcoins.

Mining firm Glencore pleads guilty to UK bribery charges

BBC News 21 Jun 2022
A British subsidiary of the mining firm Glencore has pleaded guilty in a UK court to corruption offences for the second time in the last two months ... The mining giant has also pleaded guilty to corruption charges in the US and Brazil ... It concerned the mining giant's operations in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Venezuela ... Features ... .

Human rights attorney’s worst fears realized in Operation Lone Star arrest

News-Press Now 20 Jun 2022
(EL PASO, Texas) -- Gaston spent years as a human rights lawyer in Venezuela defending the political opponents of Nicholas Maduro’s regime — mostly students jailed for speaking out against the government plagued by corruption ... and support his family back home in Venezuela.

Former top Venezuelan oil ministry lawyer gets 4 years in Miami money laundering case

Finger Lakes Times 17 Jun 2022
Carmelo Urdaneta Aqui, the former legal counsel for Venezuela’s Ministry of Oil and Mining, was convicted last year of accepting tens of millions of dollars in bribes and investing some of his illicit payments in a Sunny Isles Beach high-rise condo and other real estate in the Miami area.

The deficiencies of the Latin American state loom large

Economist 16 Jun 2022
Venezuela’s government does not control the “mining arc”, a large area of the south that is dominated by paramilitary gangs and Colombian guerrillas, according to Ricardo Molina, who was Mr Maduro’s environment minister.\nAt the car wash\nGuatemala is not the only place where the fight against corruption has faltered.

Can a new Iran-Venezuela pact end either country’s economic woes?

Arab News 14 Jun 2022
Venezuela has shown exemplary resistance against sanctions and threats from enemies and imperialists,” Iran’s Raisi said ... As early as 2006, Venezuela and Iran cooperated militarily ... According to a 2008 report by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Venezuela has an estimated 50,000 tons of uranium deposits ready to be mined.

Deep seabed: Self-interest or universal law

The Daily Telegram 12 Jun 2022
Colombia, Israel, Peru, Turkey and Venezuela ... should join UNCLOS or go on its own in the mining of valuable deep-sea minerals; whether it is legal now to go on its own since the vast majority of states live under the regime of the ISA; and has UNCLOS become customary international law to which the U.S ... as a sovereign state can mine this sea bottom.

Turkey, Venezuela vow enhanced bilateral ties as Maduro visits

China Daily 09 Jun 2022
"There is a wide cooperation potential between Venezuela and Turkey, especially in trade, energy, mining, ... He invited investors from Turkey into Venezuela's tourism, mining, industry, logistics, banking, oil, gold and coal, assuring them of all legal and political guarantees.

Turkish president sees $1 bln trade with Venezuela in 2022

Reuters 09 Jun 2022
Venezuela is "a very ... "Now's the time for Turkish investors in Venezuela," Maduro said, listing the tourism, mining, industry, oil, gas, coal and banking sectors as ready to receive new investments.Register now for FREE unlimited access to

Turkey Aims $3B Trade Volume With Venezuela: Erdogan

MENA FN 09 Jun 2022
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) There are many areas in which T–rkiye and Venezuela can increase collaboration, including trade, energy, mining, construction, health and tourism, the Turkish ... .

Turkish president sees $1 billion trade with Venezuela in 2022

FX Empire 08 Jun 2022
Venezuela is “a very important partner in Latin America and the Caribbean ... Erdogan could visit Venezuela in July, he said ... “Now’s the time for Turkish investors in Venezuela,” Maduro said, listing the tourism, mining, industry, oil, gas, coal and banking sectors as ready to receive new investments.

Türkiye, Venezuela keen to take bilateral ties to 'next level': President Erdogan

Anadolu Agency 08 Jun 2022
Türkiye will keep making efforts to enhance bilateral relations with Venezuela, the Turkish president said on Wednesday ... There are many areas in which Türkiye and Venezuela can increase collaboration, including trade, energy, mining, construction, health, and tourism, he emphasized.

Coup d’Etat in Washington and “The Dollar Paper Tiger”, Fiery Dragon in Asia and the ...

GlobalResearch 08 Jun 2022
Venezuela has withdrawn some of its oil from dollar pricing and is instead swapping it for goods with other third world countries. Besides an old friend of mine, Venezuela’s Fernando Mires at OPEC headquarters in Vienna, proposed that all of OPEC should switch from pricing its oil in dollars to pricing it in Euros!.

Death toll in Colombia mine explosion rises to nine

Manila Standard 05 Jun 2022
... Venezuela, on June 4, 2022 ... Officials said a buildup of gasses apparently led to a fire, explosion, and then the collapse of nearly 90 percent of the mine in the town of El Zulia, near the border with Venezuela ... Last year, Colombia recorded 148 deaths in mining accidents.

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