Diamond – JTA reported that Jose Fernandez, the United States' assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs, is in Israel to discuss trade, particularly conflict diamonds.
Articles Tagged "blood diamonds"
Diamond – Reuters reported that the Zimbabwe government through its mining firm ZMDC, which operates 5 joint venture mines in its Marange fields, expects to double its 2012 diamond production of 8 million carats this year.
Diamond – Reuters reported U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Liberia is showing only limited commitment to efforts to stop the trade in blood diamonds that has fueled conflicts in Africa.
Diamond – Reuters reported Ivory Coast will lobby the U.N. to lift the current ban against the export of diamonds from its country this week.
Diamond – USAToday reported Global Witness said mining officials loyal to the authoritarian president are stashing profits from Zimbabwe's diamond fields.
Diamond – Business Insider reported the systems that monitor mining,and trafficking of diamonds are ineffective, and some countries still trade blood diamonds.
Diamond – Bloomberg reports two human rights groups say Zimbabwe breached an international agreement.
Diamond – CNBC reports human rights groups are asking foreign financial institutions in Zimbabwe banks to stop enabling the sale of "blood diamonds."
Diamond – Bloomberg reports Sierra Leone will review all mining contracts with major companies.
Diamond – The Australian reports that the Kimberly process, which is a process put in place to rid the world of "blood diamonds, is failing.