Mining supporters, foes reveal polarized Peru




 
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Mining supporters, foes reveal polarized Peru
 
May 30th, 2012  
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Mining supporters, foes reveal polarized Peru
LIMA (Reuters) - Thousands of Peruvians marched in support of the country's biggest-ever mining project on Tuesday, a day after the government implemented emergency powers to control an anti-mining protest in the South that turned deadly. The rally in the northern region of Cajamarca in favor of Newmont Mining's $4.8 billion Conga project praised the economic benefits of mining, a contrast to demonstrations in Cusco against Xstrata's Tintaya mine in which two people were killed. ...




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