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Risk vs opportunity in Central America

Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama and Honduras are the four Central America countries that are open to mining investment on paper, while both Costa Rica and El Salvador have moratoriums in place. The military dictatorships of the 1980s continue to haunt the region, posing ethical challenges to miners about where they do business.

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Nicaragua and Panama

Nicaragua and Panama have advanced most in recent years both in terms of attracting mining investment and becoming functioning democracies.