Mining Firms Uneasy Over Bolivia
June 2006 by Associated PressBolivia’s plan to nationalize its natural gas industry and exert greater state control over all of its natural resources has North American mining companies fretting over their future prospects extracting the nation’s rich resources of gold, silver and tin.
Seldom, if ever, has this writer seen anything comparable to the level of hostility, disrespect and outright hatred now being demonstrated across America. If anyone thinks this is an erroneous conclusion, please consider the following ongoing events…
It was only a few years ago that China was taxing and limiting quantities of exports for rare earths in an effort squeeze the market, drive up prices and extract the most in the way of income.
At the state level, there’s a possibility that California Governor Newsom could be removed and replaced during his upcoming recall election, which will be held in September.
In the meeting, we presented Ms. Skalski with the various court cases from the 9th Circuit Court on these settled law cases and she was mortified.
America has lost another ex-president with the passing last month of Gerald Ford, the only non-elected president in history. It is worth remembering, however, that he came into the office under incredibly difficult circumstances and acquitted himself well. He will be fondly remembered.
- “Burglar” makes a clean getaway
- $12 billion per month!
…for a few hours, we fervently dug for gold. After we did a cleanup, I couldn’t believe the amount we got.
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