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Lula moves to protect indigenous Yanomani amid hunger deaths

CNN 31 Jan 2023
The operation – which will draw on Brazil’s Justice, Defense, Indigenous People and Mining Ministries – also seeks to ensure access to safe drinking water through wells and cisterns, and to measure mercury pollution in local waterways, another consequence of illegal mining operations.
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Panamanian Crypto Bill Might Get a Second Wind in the Highest Court of the Country

Bitcoin 31 Jan 2023
The fate of the Panamanian crypto bill project, which was approved by the Panamanian National Assembly last year, now depends on the decision of the supreme court of the country ... The executive informed on Jan ... It stated. ... Countries in Latam like Brazil, El Salvador, and Venezuela have already regulated cryptocurrency and crypto mining operations ... ....
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Brazil’s new president works to reverse Amazon deforestation

People's World 24 Jan 2023
— Revoking a Bolsonaro decree that allowed mining in Indigenous and environmental protection areas ... The Amazon has also been plagued for decades by illegal gold mining, which employs tens of thousands of people in Brazil and other countries, such as Peru and Venezuela.
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Brazil's new president works to reverse Amazon deforestation

The Salem News 24 Jan 2023
Revoking a Bolsonaro decree that allowed mining in Indigenous and environmental protection areas ... The Amazon has also been plagued for decades by illegal gold mining, which employs tens of thousands of people in Brazil and other countries, such as Peru and Venezuela.
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Brazil declares health emergency after Yanomani children die of malnutrition

Hindustan Times 23 Jan 2023
Brazil's ministry of health has declared a medical emergency in the Yanomami territory, the country's largest indigenous reservation bordering Venezuela, following reports of children dying of malnutrition and other diseases caused by illegal gold mining ... legalize wildcat mining.
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Brazil declares emergency over deaths of Yanomami children from malnutrition

Reuters 23 Jan 2023
BRASILIA, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Brazil's ministry of health has declared a medical emergency in the Yanomami territory, the country's largest indigenous reservation bordering Venezuela, following reports of children dying of malnutrition and other diseases caused by illegal gold mining.
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Brazil's New Government Works to Reverse Amazon Deforestation

Beijing News 23 Jan 2023
- Revoking a Bolsonaro decree that allowed mining in Indigenous and environmental protection areas ... The Amazon has also been plagued for decades by illegal gold mining, which employs tens of thousands of people in Brazil and other countries, such as Peru and Venezuela.
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Brazil's Lula Aims to Halt Deforestation in Amazon

NBC Bay Area 23 Jan 2023
— Revoking a Bolsonaro decree that allowed mining in Indigenous and environmental protection areas ... The Amazon has also been plagued for decades by illegal gold mining, which employs tens of thousands of people in Brazil and other countries, such as Peru and Venezuela.
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Americas: Address Poverty, Corruption, Insecurity

Human Rights Watch 12 Jan 2023
Nine other countries in the region, including Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Venezuela, are scheduled to hold presidential elections in 2023 or 2024 ... In Venezuela, illegal mining is causing severe environmental damage and harming Indigenous communities.
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Venezuela’s Yapacana National Park suffering increasing mining deforestation: report

Mongabay 11 Jan 2023
Illegal gold mining is accelerating deforestation in one of Venezuela’s most threatened national parks, a new report from Amazon Conservation revealed ... The images, taken between 2021 and 2022, recorded over 750 hectares (1,870 acres) of deforestation in one of the most active mining areas of the park.
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The 10 Most Influential Figures in the History of Oil

GlobalResearch 03 Jan 2023
This was the first time that Saudi Oil Minister Abdullah Tariki met Juan Pablo Perez Alfonso, Venezuela’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons ... Under the 50/50 deal that he helped shape, Venezuela and the international oil companies agreed to divide that rent evenly. The deal resulted in Venezuela’s oil income increasing by 600% between 1942 and 1948.
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Maduro exhorts Venezuelan army to combat environmental destruction caused by illegal gold mining

Mining Dot Com 29 Dec 2022
The message was done a few days after actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio shared a social media post citing a New Scientist article that reported that state-sanctioned gold mining in Venezuela is causing a 170% annual increase in the loss of pristine rainforest ... The Mining Arc is ...
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Belarusian Energy Giant to Produce 1.8Mln Tons of Oil in 2023 - Company's CEO

Urdu Point 27 Dec 2022
In addition, the Belarusian company implements a small project in Ecuador, and acts as a shareholder in a mining company in Venezuela ... The company conducts the search, exploration and development of oil fields, drilling wells, oil and associated petroleum gas production in Belarus, and works in the oil sector in Russia, Ecuador and Venezuela ... ....
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GameChangers 2022: ‘Pink Cocaine,’ Cross-Border Battles, and the Frustrating Fight Against Mafia States

InSight Crime 22 Dec 2022
... last remaining Colombian insurgency -- the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional - ELN) -- struggle to establish the dominance of other corridors, coca-production areas, and illegal mining straights from southern Colombia to the northern coasts of Venezuela.
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An End In Sight: Colombia And The E.L.N. Talk Peace After 60 Years Of Conflict

OWP 19 Dec 2022
Peace talks between the Colombian government and the country’s largest rebel group began in Venezuela last month after 60 years of conflict ... Venezuela is another party in the talks ... The group has supported Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro, and its illegal mining operations have provided income for the Venezuelan government.

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