13 Aug Government opens up mining concessions near Ecuador border: Indigenous lands threatened by new mining activities (Latin American Press)

The global economic crisis has done little to deter new mining development in mineral-rich Peru.  According to the fourth annual report on mining conflicts prepared by Peruvian nongovernmental organizations CooperAcción, Fedepaz and Grufides, which was presented July 15, 2 million hectares of land were concessioned...

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