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In cases where contracts are subject to approval by legislators, the start date is the date of the law or legislative approval. If you want to have full access please Start a Free Trial Email address. ABX contract for the Pueblo Viejo gold-silver mine in the Dominican Republic will secure repbulica benefits to the state, according to a government statement.

There is also a blog called Domincana Contaminada [es] Contaminated Dominicana dedicated to detailing cases in which Barrick Gold has been involved with environmental damages, such as Pascua Lama [es] in Chile and the pollution of Lake Cowal in Australia.

Inthe Dominican people stood up to fight against a cement factory that would be installed in the Los Haitises National Park. Create note Ask us. Share this: In , the Dominican people stood up to fight against a cement factory that would be installed in the Los Haitises National Park. Activists are concerned about the terms of the agreement with the Dominican State, as well as environmental impacts on the region.

In , the mine found a new leaseholder, the Canadian company Placer Dome, which signed a year contract before being bought by another Canadian company, Barrick Gold, in Barrick Gold has been in the sights of the Dominicans some of the details about the signed contract were made public, a contract which was approved at the end of in Congress by the vast majority of legislators.

Y la Barrick se niega a entregar tanto dinero. And Barrick refuses to deliver that amount of money. While some people believe that the contract leaves the Dominican Republic at a clear disadvantage, this is not the only reason for protest.

There is concern about the effects that the operations of Barrick Gold will have on the environment, due to the bad reputation the consortium has on a global scale, which has not escaped the attention of Dominicans.

Indeed, there have been public protests [es] and various groups have utilized groups on Facebook [es]. While the company talks about food poisoning [es] , others insist that the poisoning was due a a boiler explosion [es]. Barrick Gold has felt a lot of pressure in the Dominican Republic that it has seen the urgent need for a public relations program, which includes the publication of statements in paid advertisement spaces in national newspapers and on national television.

Despite the public relations efforts, people are continuing to protest. For Holy Week, there is a planned 4-day pilgrimage walk that will depart from Km. Once the gold oxide was processed, the sulfides were exposed and the mine was abandoned to its fate, allowing acidic waters from the Margajita River to drain away to the Hatillo Dam.

Another legacy of negative environmental impact from Rosario is the accumulation of heavy metals like iron, copper, and mercury at the site of the old plant and the sludge from Mejita and Margajita Rivers. If we do not fight to defend what is ours, maybe tomorrow it may stop belonging to us. Why do we fight?? We should stand up for our ideals. Your questions and comments are important to us. Pueblo Viejo contract to deliver further benefits to state — DR Best care is taken to ensure that recorded data is correct at the time of entry and that each entry is backed with a relevant source.

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