Jose De Echave
Dec 04, 2011 23:33 EST
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala declared a state of emergency in a mining region in the north of the country, which has been the site of a bitter conflict.
Nov 30, 2011 00:38 EST
Days of increasingly violent environmental protests forced the suspension of a $4.8-billion gold mining project in northern Peru operated by US mining giant Newmont, the mine said.
Nov 29, 2011 18:08 EST
At least 10 people were injured Tuesday in clashes between protesters and police amid an ongoing strike at a gold mine in northern Peru, officials said.