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Equatorial Guinea Attracts Foreign Workers Despite Dictatorship

Equatorial Guinea. once among the poorest countries in the world, is attracting workers from Africa, Latin America and Europe due to its booming gas and petroleum sector.  The Punto Europa gas plant on Bioko Island in the shadow of the capital, Malabo, was completed seven years ago, about a decade after Equatorial Guinea discovered huge quantities of gas and petroleum reserves.   The plant refines 400,000 barrels per day of crude oil, methanol and liquified natural gas, one...

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