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Prosecutors Looking At Accusations Against Mine-Protest Leader Santos

Prosecutors Looking At Accusations Against Mine-Protest Leader Santos

Peru’s anti-corruption prosecutor said he will be looking into media reports alleging that the governor of the northern region of Cajamarca, Gregorio Santos, gave multi-million dollar public works contracts to a friend in exchange for money. “We will have to study the audios, review the documents, but if the information given […]

State Of Emergency Lifted In Peru’s Cajamarca Region

A state of emergency in parts of the north Andean region of Cajamarca was lifted Monday, two months after civil liberties were suspended. Peru’s government said over the weekend that it would not renew the state of emergency in three provinces in Cajamarca. A 30-day state of emergency was enacted […]

Peru Evaluating Lifting State Of Emergency In Cajamarca – Minister

Interior Minister Wildredo Pedraza said Friday that the government is evaluating whether it should lift the state of emergency in the north Andean region of Cajamarca. The state of emergency, which suspends civil liberties, was enacted in three provinces in Cajamarca in early July following violent protests against the Minas Conga […]

SNMPE: Minas Conga Delay Shouldn’t Hurt Other Mining Projects

SNMPE: Minas Conga Delay Shouldn’t Hurt Other Mining Projects

The delay in the massive Minas Conga gold and copper project in the north Andean region of Cajamarca should not affect investment in Peru’s mining industry, according to the head of Peru’s National Mining, Petroleum and Energy Society, Pedro Martinez. “I hope there is no impact on investments,” Martinez said, according […]