Latin America - a land of missed opportunity?
Published: Friday, 27 June 2014
Latin America’s geology makes it a region with the potential to become a heavyweight in the global mineral industry. However, problems ranging from regulatory uncertainty to corruption and bureaucracy have historically prevented it from realising its immense potential, Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Editor, explains.
The richness and diversity of Latin
Americas geology has long made it an appealing target for
miners and minerals, having been an important part of the
regions economies for centuries.
Yet Latin America is often deemed to have failed to fully
deliver on its potential as...