After A Visit From The Council, Anti-Gold-Mining Activists Say They Will Fight Any Eviction Attempt

By Peadar O'Cearnaigh, Thecanary.co -

Activists claim the official was not initially forthcoming. They say they noticed a man arriving in a hurried fashion in a white jeep. The man got out of his vehicle and then took photos of the [...]

UK Banks Refuse To Return Venezuela’s Gold

By Peter Korzun, Strategic-culture.org -

Russia and Venezuela are among the countries the EU, including Great Britain, has imposed sanctions on. Both nations have been targets of London’s vigorous attacks, being blamed for numerous [...]

Maduro: Venezuela Sitting On 2nd Biggest Gold Reserve On Earth

By Staff, Venezuelanalysis.com -

President Nicolas Maduro announced a new set of measures in the Venezuelan gold industry to combat the U.S. imposed sanctions, which he described as “crazy” and “criminal,” accusing the North [...]

Bank Of England Refusing Venezuelan Request To Return $550 Mln In Gold

By Staff, Sputniknews.com -

Earlier, Caracas indicated that it was looking to repatriate some 14 tons of gold bars back from the UK out of concern that the bullion may be affected by harsh US sanctions against the Latin [...]

Greek State Prosecutes 21 Environmental Defenders

By Dimitri Lascaris, The Real News. -

This is Dimitri Lascaris, reporting for The Real News Network from the courthouse in Thessaloniki, Greece, the second largest city in the country. We are here today for the first day of a trial [...]

Genocide: Goldminers “Massacre” Uncontacted Amazon Indians

By Staff, www.survivalinternational.org -

By Staff of Survival International - Public prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation after reports that illegal goldminers in a remote Amazon river have massacred “more than ten" [...]

Romania Seeks World Heritage Status For Transylvania Village

By Paola Totaro and Claudia Ciobanu, www.af.reuters.com -

By Paola Totaro and Claudia Ciobanu for Reuters - LONDON, Jan 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Romania has asked the United Nations to make a Transylvanian village boasting 18th century houses [...]

Romania Says No To Europe’s Largest Gold Project

By Frik Els, www.mining.com -

After months of street protests across Romania against Canada's Gabriel Resources proposed gold mine at Rosia Montana, the parliamentary commission appointed to rework the project rejected [...]