Latin American Mining (Part 2)

Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 28 Oct 2013

In this Late City Edition feature, producer Naomi Cohen moderated a round-table discussion on mining and oil drilling -- also known as extraction -- in Latin America. She sat down with Lisa Sachs, Director of the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; Chris Santiago, a Phd candidate in Columbia University's Anthropology Department who is researching the protests in Cajamarca, Peru against gold mining; and Nicolas Chango, the last leader of his tribe in Salasaca, Ecuador and a speaker on indigenous rights issues. Listen to their discussion to hear who's involved in extraction, various approaches to drilling, pros and cons for pursuing mining projects, and why we should care. (Part 2)