Ecuador and 'los nuevos conquistadores' — mining

I just returned from Cielo Verde, a zone in Intag, Ecuador that is part of the province of Cotacachi where I stayed with Ecuadorean friends and resisters to the mining that now ¬†plagues Ecuador (https://www.google.com.ec/search?q=pictures+of+Cielo+Verde+Ecuador&client=firefox-a&hs=WmK&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&channel=fflb&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=wXqCUpPKGpPb4APAiYHgAg&ved=0CC4QsAQ&biw=1600&bih=753). There, in the most beautiful pristine land in the world, Cielo Verde, the Junin mine operates each day sucking up […]