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Riots over power hit Guinea alumina refinery town

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posted on Mar, 11 2008 @ 02:37 PM
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Riots over power hit Guinea alumina refinery town


www.alertnet.org

CONAKRY, March 11 (Reuters) - Protesters in western Guinea erected burning barricades and attacked homes and hotels housing expatriates from a Russian-controlled alumina plant on Tuesday, forcing some to be evacuated, witnesses said.
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posted on Mar, 11 2008 @ 02:37 PM
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These people arn't stupid they know that the world needs aluminum.

Guinea is the world's top exporter of bauxite, but most of the population remains mired in poverty. Mains electricity and piped water are a rarity even in the capital.


So expect Aluminum prices to go up and people who provide it to keep living in poverty.

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