Last year, former
environment minister of Argentina Romina Picolotti claimed she was
forced to resign, after her family was threatened by Canadian mining
companies. See: Argentina ex-minister: "Mining companies threatened me"
National Deputies Elisa Carrió, Miguel Bonasso and Fernanda Reyes
demanded an investigation over possible traffic of influence in
favour of Barrick Gold, and direct economic links between the gold
miner and San Juan province Governor José Luis Gioja.
Luis Claps, Latin American editor, Mines and Communities
ENGLISH: San Juan province governor accused of 'economic ties' with Barrick Gold
ESPANOL: Denuncian lazos de Mayoral con la minera canadiense Barrick
ESPANOL: A la Justicia por Pascua Lama
ESPANOL: Acusan a Cristina por “tráfico de influencias” en favor de una minera