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Workers at Antofagasta’s Centinela mine vote to strike

A stoppage could jeopardize the operational continuity of the mine.

Workers at Antofagasta’s Zaldivar mine vote to strike

A strike had been set for July 15.

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Bolivia’s silver mountain on the verge of collapse

The Spanish may not have found El Dorado, the city of gold, but they certainly hit the jackpot when they landed in what is today the Bolivian city of Potosi, home to “Cerro Rico” or Rich Mountain, one of the largest silver deposit ever known in history. But experts are warning the place, which still hosts silver mining, is about to collapse.