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Ecuador's Likely Next President, Andrés Arauz, Talks to

Despite controversies and criticisms over mining projects and clashes with the organized indigenous movement, under Correa's popular government Ecuador's minimum wage doubled, poverty plunged, education and health care spending soared, and GDP growth exceeded regional averages. It's a period that many in the country would like to go back to.

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Romance Scams — FBI

Romance scams occur when a criminal adopts a fake online identity to gain a victim's affection and trust. The scammer then uses the illusion of a romantic or close relationship to manipulate and

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Mining company pressing to enter Ecuador's Los Cedros

May 22, 2021 · Ecuador's national mining company, ENAMI EP, has been given exploration rights to 68% of Los Cedros Protected Forest. The process was riddled with irregularities, similar to

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Ecuador's Highest Court Will Allow Communities to Vote on

Sep 23, 2021 · Ecuador's Constitutional Court has ruled that communities have the right to vote on whether to allow large and medium-sized mining projects in their areas, the industry news site Mining reported.The legal decision will apply only to new projects, not those already licensed.

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Political Risk Analysis What's Ahead For Ecuador's

Sep 21, 2021 · Ecuador's economy is expected to bounce back in 2021, but the country's next president will still need to rally support for reforms to the way pensions and state-owned enterprises are managed

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Ecuador to tighten rules for mining waste dams to avoid

Nov 26, 2021 · Ecuador's government plans to tighten rules regulating the construction and operation of mining waste dams to avoid disasters like one in Brazil in January when a dam owned by Vale SA collapsed, killing hundreds. Vice Minister of Mining Fernando Benalcazar told Reuters the new rules will take effect in December and will prohibit the building of so-called tailings dams close to populated

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Ghana must avoid 'resource nationalism' to benefit from

Jan 08, 2021 · If Ghana wishes to prosper, it should avoid the resource nationalism curse at all costs. Ghana last year delayed a planned initial public offering (IPO) of Agyapa Royalties, the government-financed fund which holds the country's gold mining revenue, under political pressure from the opposition. If a listing of Agyapa is accomplished

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Leftist leads in early returns for Ecuador presidential vote

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A young leftist backed by a convicted-but-popular former president led the field of 16 candidates in early returns from Ecuador's presidential election Sunday, which was held under strict sanitary measures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ecuador restarts mines after quarantineMINING.COM

May 18, 2021 · Ecuador's two largest mines, Fruta del Norte and Mirador, are preparing to restart operations gradually, said Fernando Benalcazar, the country's vice minister of mining

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Ecuador on alert after armada of Chinese fishing boats

Aug 02, 2021 · Ecuador is not traditionally a mining country, but the industry was given a more prominent role during the Correa administration. His government, which was marked by strained relations with the United States, looked into diversifying the economy from its dependency on oil exports by attracting external investment to tap into the country's

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This new cryptomining malware targets business PCs and

Jul 27, 2021 · To avoid corporate networks falling victim to mining malware, researchers recommend software is kept patched and up to date in order to prevent miners exploiting known vulnerabilities like

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Declaration for the Amazon Sacred HeadwatersAmazon

Visit the post for more. The Indigenous federations that are part of the Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative are calling for emergency support to stop the governments of Ecuador and Peru from expanding new fossil fuel, mining, and large-scale industrial development in one of the critical headwaters regions of the Amazon River.

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The Controversy That Could Swing Ecuador's Election

A decade ago, Rafael Correa was sworn in as president of Ecuador in the Andean village of Zumbahua. In the presence of fellow "pink tide" socialist presidents Hugo Chávez and Bolivia's Evo Morales, five indigenous priests sprinkled him with sacred herbs and evoked the spirits of the moon and sun to provide him with positive energy. But as Ecuadoreans prepare to go to the polls this

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Sudbury computer support company Haxxess provides IT services and support for businesses. Call (705) 222TECH (8324).

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Some machines can't be infected by WannaCry because they

May 17, 2021 · Once the Adylkuzz malware has infected a machine, the miner first stops any potential instances of itself and blocks SMB communication to avoid further infection. The malicious code also determines the public IP address of the victim and then downloads the mining instructions, the Monero crypto miner, and cleanup tools.

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Before WannaCry, Cryptocurrency Miners Exploited SMB Flaw

But this attack campaign, instead of installing ransomware like WannaCry's operators instead exploited the SMB flaw to install cryptocurrency mining malware named Adylkuzz.

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Trans Ecuador Mountain Bike Route Dirt Road Version

From there on, stick to TEMBR Dirt, to avoid the infamous hike-a-bike of Ecuador's mini Inca Trail, unless you seek an extremely (mind bogglingly, even) challenging 'shortcut' to Ingaparca. Market Life. Markets remain the lifeblood of Ecuador. They tend to occur on Thursday and at the weekend.

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'Barbarism or solidarity' at stake at Ecuador elections

And in the case of mining, we are going to hold a referendum so that Ecuador can decide at the ballot box whether to go for gold or for water. FBDWe are concerned about increasing deforestation

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Ecuador's Austerity Measures, Repression Based on Lies AP

Oct 23, 2021 · Bernie Sanders tweeted an Associated Press article in the LA Times about Ecuador's recent protests, in which eight protesters were killed in 11 days. "Economic elites keep pushing austerity worldwide, making life unbearable for working people," Sanders declared. Unfortunately, that AP piece was itself a good example of how elites push for austerity.

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Neither Lenin, nor Moreno — Strategic Culture

Feb 13, 2021 · The third candidate, also third in the polls, is lawyer and indigenous activist Yaku Perez, and he is of particular interest. He is running on an "anti-mining platform," promising to protect watersheds from pollution, an issue of great importance to the native Quechua population.

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Mining as a Threat to the Commons The Case of South

The latest cycle of mining expansion in South America dates from the mid-1990s. Since then, levels of investment in exploration and exploitation have generally held steady. Such investment has benefited from reforms in the laws governing mining in almost all countries, and the high demand for basic minerals for industrial use, especially in China and India, which have translated into high prices.

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Which Disruptive Technologies of the Future Are Small

Nov 20, 2021 · Two in 3 U.S.-based construction SMB leaders don't believe that digital marketing is critical for them to do business. More than half of U.S.-based manufacturing/natural resource SMB leaders are currently using the internet of things (IoT). Small business leaders must make informed, strategic choices on when and how to employ these technologies.

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OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are government-backed recommendations on responsible business conduct to encourage sustainable development and enduring social progress., The Guidance provides recommendations for responsible mineral supply chains to help companies to respect human rights and avoid contributing to conflict through their mineral or metal purchasing decisions

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17 Fish You Should Never Eat, Plus Safer SeafoodDr. Axe

Apr 15, 2021 · That why it's so important to pay attention to (and avoid) the fish you should never eat. It's incredibly important to get ample omega-3 fatty acids, and certain fish can serve as potent sources. But due to issues like mining, sewage and fossil fuel emissions, heavy metals like mercury are winding up in the water and building up in our fish.

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Official MapQuest Maps, Driving Directions, Live Traffic

Official MapQuest website, find driving directions, maps, live traffic updates and road conditions. Find nearby businesses, restaurants and hotels. Explore!

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World Bank Report Urges Caution in Deep Sea Mining in the

Apr 28, 2021 · SUVA, April 28, 2021A new World Bank report recommends that Pacific Island countries supporting or considering deep sea mining activities proceed with a high degree of caution to avoid irreversible damage to the ecosystem, and ensure that appropriate social and environmental safeguards are in place as part of strong governance arrangements for this emerging industry.

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Iron Ore Mining MarketGlobal Industry Trends and

Global Iron Ore Mining Market By Products & Services (Iron Ore Fines, Iron Ore Pellets & Pellet Feed, Others), Mining Type (Surface Mining, Underground Mining, Others), Geography (North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa)Industry Trends and Forecast to 2021

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Corporate & Small Business Risk SolutionsLexisNexis

It's a struggle to get reliable, in-depth information. SMB data sources tend to be thin, making it hard to get a clear picture of who you're working with and what they're up to. Moreover, regulations vary by industry, jurisdiction, and even type of project.

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Malware Mines, Steals Cryptocurrencies From Victims

Nov 22, 2021 · The mining malware is similar to the well-known ransomware WannaCry in that it exploits two flaws in Microsoft's server message block (SMB) that are known as EternalBlue and DoublePulsar. Both defects were leaked by the Shadow Brokers hacking group and are believed to be the work of the U.S. National Security Agency's Equation Group.

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How the Lawyer Who Beat Chevron Lost Everything

Jan 29, 2021 · A Tainted Witness. Despite Donziger's current predicament, the case against Chevron in Ecuador was a spectacular victory. The twisted legal saga began in

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Can Oil Save Ecuador's Economy?OilPrice

Jul 27, 2021 · By the end of 2021, Ecuador's financial crisis was so severe that Quito decided to withdraw from OPEC allowing it to avoid the cartel's mandatory production cuts.

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10 Best Junior Gold Mining Stocks To Buy Now

In this article we take a look at 10 best junior gold mining stocks to buy now. You can skip our detailed discussion of the gold mining industry and go to 5 Best Junior Gold Mining Stocks to Buy Now.

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