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Costa Rican Government Cracks Down on Mining Concessions

ISSN:1089-1560
LADB Article ID: 55079
Category/Department: Costa Rica
Date: 1997-09-04
By: LADB Staff

The Costa Rican government has shut down three gold mines that were not in compliance with the law. It also canceled questionable mining concessions, including one illegally awarded to a company owned by President Jose Maria Figueres's family.

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