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Thousands protest against prize-winning Minesa

An estimated 50,000 have held a rally in Bucaramanga, capital of Santander province in Colombia, to protest against the US$1.2 billion development of Minesa’s Soto Norte gold project.

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Thousands protest against Minesa in Bucaramanga, Colombia

The protest was held as the government advances on a second attempt to define the limits of the nearby Santurban paramo, a protected area in which mining is prohibited, and while Minesa's application