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INEI: Peru’s economy up 3.63 percent in January

Peru’s economy grew by 3.63 percent in January compared to the same month in 2009, the National Statistics and Information Institute, or INEI, said in a statement. The increase in Peru’s gross domestic product was led by the country’s construction sector, which expanded by 10.17 percent. Construction’s growth in January […]

Peru Ombudsman: Social conflicts total 252 in February

The Public Ombudsman’s Office registered and monitored 252 social conflicts in the country last month, down slightly from 260 in January, according to a report they released this week. The ombudsmen’s office said 160 of the conflicts, about 63 percent, are active, while 92 are inactive. Discussions to resolve the […]

by · March 11, 2010 · 0 comments · Politics

Mine collapses in La Rinconada, three miners dead

A gold mine located in La Rinconada – the highest and perhaps one of the filthiest shantytowns in the world – collapsed early Wednesday morning, killing three miners. According to witnesses, a rock-tunnel caved in and the miners were buried alive. Family members and miners told daily El Comercio that […]

by · September 2, 2009 · 0 comments · Accidents, Business, Environment, Mining

Suppliers: Doe Run Peru bailout at acute risk

Doe Run Peru — an affiliate of the Renco Group which operates La Oroya’s poly-metallic smelter — has put its financial bailout package at risk suppliers said on Tuesday, claiming that the mining company has failed to meet terms agreed to last April. In early April, ending weeks of speculation […]

by · May 20, 2009 · 0 comments · Business, Mining