Archive for December, 2011

Humala To Travel To Venezuela, Mexico For Summits

Congress provided authorization Wednesday for President Ollanta Humala to travel to Venezuela and Mexico where he will participate in regional summits, state news agency Andina reported. Humala will travel to Caracas from December 2 to 3 to participate in the first conference of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean […]

Mayor Resigns Amid Threats During Newmont Mine Protests

The mayor of Celendin, the town at the center of anti-mine protests against US-based Newmont’s Minas Conga project in Cajamarca region, has stepped down amid death threats, according to daily El Comercio. Mauro Siles resigned and left Cajamarca when he received threats following rumors that he had received money from miners, […]