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The lithium curse: why Bolivia has failed to turn minerals into gold – by Sarah Esther Maslin (The Economist/1843 Magazine – May 30, 2022) Bolivians thought green energy would make them richer. Now locals worry they’ll be exploited again The mountainous region of Potosí in southern Bolivia was one of the richest places in the Spanish Empire. In the 16th and 17th centuries more than half the world’s silver came from one mountain in the region. Potosí’s barren …

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