World Briefing: Ecuador: Permit Issued for Drilling in Amazon Reserve

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Ecuador’s government has issued an environmental permit for oil drilling in a pristine Amazon reserve that President Rafael Correa initially offered to exempt from exploration if rich countries would pay his government.

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