The presidential ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton have become ensnared in an obscure gold-mining project in Haiti, as the Democratic favorite for the presidency begins her second run for the White House.
Haiti Mining News
A new report by Haiti Grassroots Watch (HGW) shows one-third of the country’s north is already under exploration or exploitation by foreigners.
The World Bank is assisting the government to revamp legislation from 1976.
Two and a half years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, killing more than 300,000, the country could use a windfall to help in its rebuilding efforts. Now, thanks to its mineral wealth, Haiti could begin making its way out of being one of Latin America’s poorest countries.
Its capital is blighted with earthquake rubble. Its countryside is shorn of trees, chopped down for fuel. And yet, Haiti’s land may hold the key to relieving centuries of poverty, disaster and disease: There is gold hidden in its hills — and silver and copper, too.
Eurasian Minerals Inc. (TSX-V: EMX) announced the completion of the second tranche of its CAD $17.875 million private placement by the sale of 921,000 units for proceeds of CAD $2,993,250. Each unit, priced at CAD $3.25, consisted of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant. Each full warrant entitles the warrant holder to purchase one additional common share of EMX until March 14, 2013 at a purchase price of CAD $4.00.