Economy July 27, 2016 | 11:18 am

West region groups oppose proposed mining

Elias Piña, Dominican Republic.- A group of 27 organizationson Wednesday announced their determination to prevent mining, which they affirmoutsiders are promoting in the area next to their communities .

The agricultural, environmental and neighborhoodassociations, as well as producers social organizations of rural women, and farmers,say the exploitation has been announced for the village Matadero (west), and gatheredto state their opposition with the province’s stakeholders in the town of Guanito.

The conference, called by Women Farmers of El Llano(FEMUCALLA), the National Confederation of Rural Women (CONAMUCA) and Engineerswithout Borders (ISF), was attended by grassroots groups and producers, neighborhoodboards, environmental associations, government officials, NGOs, churches,professional and personalities of the province.

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