Ecuador’s president vows to push large-scale mining despite indigenous protest

Agence France-Presse: Ecuador`s re-elected President Rafael Correa said Saturday he will push large-scale mining projects during his next four years in office, despite opposition from some indigenous groups. "The Ecuadoran people have voted to responsibly take advantage of non-renewable resources," said in a weekly address on his administration`s activities. Correa, a socialist, said his goal was to use the country`s mining and oil wealth to eliminate poverty and said he was committed to "the Amazonian people and......

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