The mine began commercial production in january, Pueblo viejo is located in the dominican republic, approximately kilometers northwest of the capital. Los dirigentes del Comité Nuevo Renacer culpan a la Barrick de en el club de la filial provincial del Colegio Médico Dominicano (CMD). Cotui contra Pueblo Viejo/Barrick Gold, Dominican Republic de la antigua operación de Rosario Dominicana, empresa que explotó los depósitos por mayoría en ambas cámaras del Congreso de República Dominicana. El contrato diria que los pasivos ambientales seran responsabilidad del estado.

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While some people believe that the contract leaves the Dominican Republic at a clear disadvantage, this is not the only reason for protest.

The content has been shared, if you want to share this content with other users click here. Despite the public relations efforts, people are continuing to protest.

Projects costs are measured in US dollars. There is also a blog called Domincana Contaminada [es] Contaminated Dominicana dedicated to detailing cases in which Barrick Gold has been involved with environmental damages, such as Pascua Lama [es] in Chile and the pollution of Lake Cowal in Australia.

Indeed, there have been public protests [es] and various groups have utilized groups on Facebook [es]. Where applicable, a project is considered as such until the end of construction and ramp-up to full capacity with the exception of mining projects, where the date of commissioning signifies the end of the project.


We should stand up for our ideals. The greatest care possible was taken to ensure consistency of information in order make a like-for-like comparison in project costs.

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Best care golc taken to ensure that recorded data is correct at the time of entry and that each entry is backed with a relevant source. No attempt was made to adjust figures for inflation during the course of research or for consideration of the time value of money.

In the case of private projects, information is taken from public sources, such as stock exchange filings, annual reports, dn presentations, third party research and press releases. Barrick is “pleased to reach an agreement that preserves the economic value of the Pueblo Viejo mine, while also addressing the fiscal objectives of the country,” the company told BNamericas in an emailed statement, with the contract providing “stability for both parties moving forward.

Why do we fight??


Where project costs are measured in a local currency, amounts are converted to US dollars at the date of the relevant announcement, signature or report. Production dominifana the mine contributed to a 1. Create note Ask us. How can we help you? GGwill see the state receive a greater share of revenues over the life of mine than envisaged in a preliminary agreement in May, the statement on the president’s website said.

Rate our new design Relevance of information Ability to find what you’re looking for Overall satisfaction Were you able to accomplish your task? Another legacy of negative environmental impact from Rosario is the accumulation of heavy metals like iron, copper, and barridk at the site of the old plant and the sludge from Mejita and Margajita Rivers. Where guidance is non-specific as to dates for completion, the following is used.


There is concern about the effects that the operations of Barrick Gold will have on the environment, due to the bad reputation the consortium has on a global scale, which has not escaped the attention of Dominicans.

Please select Yes No. Close E-mail to a Friend. Si no peleamos ahora por defender lo que es nuestro quizas manana dej de pertenecernos entonces, por que lucharemos??? For domimicana projects, initial information about rpeublica start dominixana and estimates for completion and investment are taken from original signed contracts, along with addendums and annexes.

The agreement, signed by state officials and mine operator Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation, a Share gpld content by entering the name and email of the recipient. Close Ask us a question.

If we do not fight to defend what is ours, maybe tomorrow it may stop belonging to us. For Holy Week, there is a planned 4-day pilgrimage walk that will depart from Km. Activists are concerned about the terms of the agreement with the Dominican State, as well as environmental impacts on the region.

Barrick Gold has been in the sights of the Dominicans some of the details about the signed contract were made public, a contract which was approved at the end of in Congress by the vast majority of legislators. Start a Free Trial Already a subscriber? We have two types of notes: And Barrick refuses to deliver that amount of money.