Chile shifts left to rewrite Pinochet-era constitution, as Goldman Sachs eyes its copper reserves

By: Ben Norton  Posted on

And let’s not forget that, between Peru and Chile, there is more than 60% of the world’s copper reserves. Those are the two main copper-exporting countries.  And between Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, there is more than 80% of the world’s lithium… So this is a very strategic issue. And that was one of the reasons why, when Bolivia wanted to industrialize and create lithium batteries, they launched a coup d’etat against Evo Morales.