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Colombia mining head says communities not important

Video of Santiago Angel, president of private company Minesa and former executive president of the Colombian Mining Association (ACM), recorded during a company meeting has been leaked on Twitter showing him say the only perceptions that matter are those of regulators in Bogota, not local communities.

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Santiago Angel, president of Minesa

Minesa is seeking an environmental licence for a large underground mining operation at its Soto Norte gold project in Santander to produce 400,000 ounces per year following a US$1 billion investment.