Canada’s Atlas Dumps Bolivia Silver

Canada’s Atlas Dumps Bolivia Silver

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Canadian mining company Atlas Precious Metals is pulling out of Bolivia's Karachipampa silver smelter project. Atlas has a 65% stake in the project, which the Bolivian government is now appropriating. The Bolivian government claims Atlas was running behind schedule and had only invested a small portion of the $120m it had promised. Roy Shipes, chairman, president and CEO of Atlas tells LatinFinance that his company was on schedule to invest the full amount. However, Shipes says the Bolivian gove

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