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2021, a political year for LatAm miners

Latin America continues to be a centre of mining development but COVID-19 and inadequate government policy has seen exploration cut, reducing the potential for new discoveries to maintain a strong pipeline. Now miners and explorers are contending with a political year as 2021 sees presidential elections in Peru and Ecuador, while Chile is in the midst of creating a new constitution.

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BHP's Escondida mine in Chile

Chile's mining and energy minister Juan Carlos Joblet made a strong investment case for Chile, the world's largest copper producer, during the 2021 Prospectors and Developers Association Conference,