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Ecuador court rules mining referendums are possible

Ecuador's Constitutional Court has ruled that popular votes about mining issues are possible, setting the stage for opposition to future project developments.

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Yaku Perez submits his referendum request to Ecuador's Constitutional Court

The court analysed three rulings issued in 2019 and concluded there was no clear and express prohibition in the country's constitution against undertaking popular votes about mining, that Ecuador's