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Minera IRL's Ollachea gold project in Peru, as seen in 2011. Photo by John Cumming

Editorial: Corporate chaos ensnarls Minera IRL

With Minera IRL shareholders only two days away from possibly voting out the company’s entire board of directors, the saga of the ill-fated, Lima-based junior gold miner is a reminder of just how quickly things can turn sour working in a…



The logo of the  British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC).

Former Barkerville CEO Frank Callaghan fined by BCSC

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has reached a settlement agreement with James Francis (J. Frank) Callaghan, with his admitting he made statements that breached National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral…



Otto Perez Molina, President of Guatemala, looks at his notes during the Forum Debate: 'Winning the War on Drugs' at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2013. Credit: World Economic Forum, Photo by Michael Wuertenberg.

Editorial: Political risk never far in Guatemala

As miners active in Guatemala sit on the sidelines with furrowed brows, Guatemala has been embroiled in a political turmoil stoked by an anti-corruption drive that has led to the arrest of President Otto Perez Molina and the rise of a genial…