Peru’s great transformation – backwards
Numerous social conflicts, especially over mining; arbitrary arrests of opponents; and the suspension of human rights, have followed in the wake of Ollanta Humala’s election as Peru’s president a year ago. Despite this, some political commenters in the country think it’s still not too late for Humala to “make amends”, according to journalist Stephanie Boyd.
Xstrata copes with civil unrest in Peru
This article from the pro-industry Norther Miner gives an overview of the dispute with Peru’s central government clash over environmental and social issues surrounding Xstrata’s Tintaya-Antapaccay copper project in the southern province of Espinar. You have to subscribe to read the full article.
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