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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 […]

Poll Says 78 Percent Of Cajamarca Residents Oppose Minas Conga

Poll Says 78 Percent Of Cajamarca Residents Oppose Minas Conga

A new poll released Wednesday says that 78 percent of the residents in the northern region of Cajamarca reject the Minas Conga copper and gold project. In rural areas, the opposition reaches 83 percent, according to the poll by Ipsos Apoyo, published in daily El Comercio. Minas Conga has been […]

PPK Says Minas Conga “Dead” For Two Or Three Years

PPK Says Minas Conga “Dead” For Two Or Three Years

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, the well-known economist and a former cabinet minister and presidential candidate, said Friday that the huge Minas Conga gold project is “dead” for at least the next few years. Speaking to Radioprogramas, Kuczynski said the project’s successful development is “symbolic” for other mining companies seeking to invest some $50 billion […]

Priests Call For Gov’t To Lift Cajamarca’s State Of Emergency

Priests Call For Gov’t To Lift Cajamarca’s State Of Emergency

Catholic Priests Miguel Cabrejos and Gaston Garatea have called on Peru’s government to lift a state of emergency in the northern region of Cajamarca. The priests also urged antimining activists to call off protests planned for later this month, state news agency Andina reported. Monsignor Cabrejos and Father Garatea, both […]