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  1. "Agro Yes, Mining No": Peru Farmers Block Pan-American Highway As Major Copper Extraction Project Approved

    16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 10:04

  2. Peruvian Budget to Prioritize Water, Sanitation, Health, Education

    18 Aug 2016- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s 2017 Public Budget will prioritize water and sanitation, the interior, health and education, Economy and Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne said this week. The budget will be submitted to the co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2016 - 07:22

  3. Peru to Provide Basic Services to 237 Districts

    16 Aug 2016- 07:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s new government will make it a priority to provide basic services including water, sanitation, telephone and electricity, to 237 districts across the country, Development and Social Inclusion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2016 - 07:05

  4. Arequipa Villagers Capture Fog to Get Water

    23 May 2016- 08:48 by Local Press Report AREQUIPA Peru This Week In the mountain town of Villa Lourdes located in Arequipa farming is a difficult task due to the lack of water. However, things are changing with the innovation of the use of large nets, put ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2016 - 08:48

  5. Peruvian Presidential Candidate Pledges to Take on Mining Companies

    19 May 2016- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori has pledged to take tough action-- including fines and bans-- against mining companies that pollute the environment. Speaking to reporters in Arequ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/19/2016 - 11:06

  6. Peruvian Agriculture and Irrigation Minister Promotes Majes-Siguas II Water Project in Arequipa

    1 Apr 2016- 08:22 by Local Press Report LIMA Fresh Fruit Portal Peruvian Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation Juan Manuel Benites has pledged support for the project Majes-Siguas II in southern Peru, which will require an investment of US$550 million a ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2016 - 08:22

  7. Peru Spent $1.32 Billion on Water, Sanitation, Roads

    11 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Between August 2011 and January 2016, Peru's Housing, Construction and Sanitation Ministry invested $1.32 billion USD for 221 water, sanitation, road and sidewalk projects, Minister Francisco D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/11/2016 - 10:14

  8. Peruvian Farmers Resume Protests Over Southern Copper’s Tia Maria Mine

    11 Aug 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAY, Peru Farmers from the Tambo Valley in Peru’s Arequipa region last week resumed protests against Southern Copper’s proposed Tia Maria mine project. The marches have been peaceful, and local news sources ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2015 - 10:48

  9. Peruvian Government to Restart Talks on Tia Maria Mine

    5 Aug 2015- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines has announced plans to restart discussions on Southern Copper’s contentious Tia Maria mining project in the country's Arequipa Region. Minister Rosa Marí ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2015 - 09:58

  10. Peru Lifts State of Emergency in Islay Province

    24 Jul 2015- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government this week lifted the state of emergency in Islay Province, ending restrictions on freedom of movement and right to assembly in the province, and unfreezing its bank accounts. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2015 - 10:34

  11. Peru Starts Work on Majes-Siguas II Water Project

    21 Jul 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Last week, Peru started work on the long-awaited Majes-Siguas II multipurpose water project in the Arequipa region. Majes Siguas II is considered one of the most important projects for Peru’s agricu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2015 - 10:22

  12. Report on Popular Response to Peru’s Tia Maria Mine Expected This Week

    20 Jul 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru A European Union-funded study aimed at gauging popular perceptions of Southern Copper’s contentious Tia Maria mining project in Peru’s Arequipa region will be preseted on July 20th, according to Are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2015 - 10:59

  13. Southern Copper Offers to Extend Tia Maria Mine Suspension, Compensate Islay Residents

    5 Jun 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Oscar González Rocha, CEO of miner Southern Copper, said this week that the company may extend the 60-day “pause” in its controversial Tia Maria mining project in Peru's Arequipa region, to allo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2015 - 10:25

  14. Humala’s Approval Rating Drops in Wake of Tia Maria Mine Protests

    3 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian President Ollanta Humala’s approval rating has dropped to its lowest point since his term began in 2011, due in large part to his handling of the Tia Maria mine protests, according to a new ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2015 - 10:17

  15. Arequipa Faces Two Days of Water Cuts

    2 Jun 2015- 09:07 by Local Press Report AREQUIPA Peru This Week Sedapar, or The Departmentof Potable Water and Sewage of Arequipa, informed that 80 percent of Arequipa will be without water for two days starting tomorrow morning. Climate Food Security Soc ...

    Local Press Report - 06/02/2015 - 09:07

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