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Geologists at the Malku Khota concession in Bolivia. Source: South American Silver Corp.

South American Silver invests closer to home

After taking a bruising in Bolivia earlier this year when the government revoked its Malku Khota concession, South American Silver (SAC-T, SOHAF-O) is sticking a little closer to home.

A protester opposed to South American Silver's Malku Khota silver project stands in front of a barrier blocking access to the Bolivian presidential palace in the capital La Paz. Photo by Alexis Aubin.

Bolivian gov’t seizing Malku Khota

The Bolivian government plans to expropriate South American ­Silver’s (SAC-T, SOHAF-O) wholly owned Malku Khota silver-indium-gallium project, the Vancouver-based company announced after markets closed on July 10.South American Silver…

TSX falls despite late rebound

The TSX Composite Index rallied at the end of the July 9-13 period but still finished lower than where it began, shedding 145 points to finish at 11,514.53 points. After a six-day losing streak the Index managed a rebound on July 13 thanks to…

What next for South American Silver

The release yesterday of South American Silver’s (SAC-T, SOHAF-O) remaining employees and a police officer taken hostage earlier this month by opponents to its Malku Khota project in Bolivia marks a new phase in the Vancouver-based…

Bolivian President Evo Morales.

Bolivian gov’t seizes Glencore’s Colquiri mine

The Bolivian government’s recent decision to ­nationalize Glencore International’s (GLEN-L)Colquiri lead-tin mine “will pose a number of serious questions relating to the government’s future policy towards foreign…

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