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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 […]

Confiep Says Plan Needed to Restart Cajamarca’s Economy

Confiep Says Plan Needed to Restart Cajamarca’s Economy

Peru’s largest business association, Confiep, is calling for a plan to restart the economy in the northern region of Cajamarca, according to state news agency Andina. Business in Cajamarca has been affected this year by protests against the Minas Conga gold and copper project. The development, majority-owned by U.S.-based Newmont Mining […]

Santos Calls For Newmont To Remove Equipment, Personnel From Project Site

Santos Calls For Newmont To Remove Equipment, Personnel From Project Site

The regional president of Cajamarca, Gregorio Santos, called on mining company Newmont to remove its machinery and personnel from the Minas Conga gold and copper project, daily El Comercio reported. Santos has led opposition against Minas Conga since last year. Protests resulted in the project’s suspension, and raised uncertainties about […]