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El Salvador: Pacific Rim Mining Co. Shares Up, Tensions Remain High in Cabañas

September 18, 2009 Jason Wallach 0

At the recent Pacific Rim Mining Company shareholders’ meeting in Vancouver, BC, shareholders voted to extend repayment on $6.7 million of stock-like warrants for another year. About $800,000 of the extended warrants belong Pacific Rim Executive Board members themselves, so the move sent a clear signal to investors that the company is committed to carrying through with its $77 million investment arbitration claim against the government of El Salvador. […]

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Paraguay Rejects U.S. Military Deal

September 18, 2009 Democracy Now! 0

Source: Democracy Now! Paraguay has rejected an extension of a military cooperation deal with the United States. On Thursday, Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo said his government would stop conducting a series of military exercises with […]

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Paraguay: Marches call for Lugo to act

September 16, 2009 Adolfo Gimene 0

Source: Green Left Weekly The anniversary of the first year of President Fernando Lugo’s government coincided with a five-day national protest over August 10-15 organised by the United Popular Space (EUP). The EUP is a […]

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