Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: ‘There will be anarchy’

Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of ric…

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Modest proposals will not make the audit process any more watertight

Andrew Tyrie’s report recognises the value of more competition, but tinkering at the edges won’t make it happenCompanies go out of business all the time, but big companies should be an exception. They have responsibilities to the communities where they…

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In a new year of economic uncertainty, gold is a bright prospect again

A no-deal Brexit is only one of many potential threats sending traders fleeing to safe havensThe recent gyrations in the FTSE 100 and the tumbling price of oil may have captured public attention, but in the last four months the FTSE All-Share index has…

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In a new year of economic uncertainty, gold is a bright prospect again

A no-deal Brexit is only one of many potential threats sending traders fleeing to safe havensThe recent gyrations in the FTSE 100 and the tumbling price of oil may have captured public attention, but in the last four months the FTSE All-Share index has…

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