Romania wins legal battle against a Canadian miner over failed plans to open a gold mine


FILE – Protesters, one wearing a mask and holding a poster that reads “The revolution starts from Rosia Montana,” sit on the pavement, blocking the traffic, in front of the Romanian parliament in Bucharest, Oct. 20, 2013, during a protest against the exploitation of gold by by Gabriel Resources, a Canadian mining company, at Rosia Montana, the site of ancient Roman mining galleries in a mountainous western Romanian region and home to Europe’s largest gold deposits. The Romanian government has won a years-long legal dispute with a Canadian mining company seeking financial damages over failed plans to open a gold and silver mine in the Eastern European country. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)

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