Rio Tinto Alcan benefits from Paraguay coup

Once againĀ  it seems that one of the world’s leading mining companies – despite claiming to uphold the rule of law and protection of democracy – is putting profits before ethics. Following a “palace” coup last month, the new self-appointed, right wing, regime is reported to have resumed negotiations with Rio Tinto over construction of a US$4 billion aluminium smelter.

See http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=11799&l=1.

 

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