Talal Y. Eid

Nota: Este archivo abarca los artículos publicados por el autor desde el 1 de abril de 2009. Para fechas anteriores realice una búsqueda entrecomillando su nombre.

In the Horn of Africa, a minerals boom has begun and the tyrannical leadership of Eritrea, which regularly imprisons and tortures people on account of their religious faith, stands to reap a windfall of profits. Will the developed world – and the United States and Canada in particular – turn a blind eye to this repression in exchange for the modern-day equivalent of 30 pieces of silver?

Rich in base metals and gold, Eritrea has been granting licenses to foreign firms for exploration projects. The first of these projects, the Bisha mine, run by Canada’s Nevsun Resources, Ltd., is about to become a major gold producer.…  Seguir leyendo »