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Ecuador court hears case for referendum

A strong turn-out by the pro-mining lobby has participated in a hearing before Ecuador’s Constitutional Court about a referendum on whether mining should be allowed to occur in the province where SolGold is advancing its Cascabel copper-gold project.

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Mining supporters and opponents outside the court hearing in Quito, Ecuador

The court will determine whether to allow a referendum to ask the question, "are you in agreement with mining exploitation in the territories of the communities in the parishes of Lita, Carolina,