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  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared strikes and initiated protests against US
  • 8 May 2017- 12:50 by Local Press Report LIMA Reuters Peru's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in favor of a farmer who Newmont Mining Corp claimed had illegally occupied its land, dealing a blow to the U.S. miner's long-stalled efforts to build a $5 billion gold mine in the Andean country.
  • 14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report LIMA Reuters An indigenous man was killed and two were wounded last week in the latest clash between sedentary communities and the isolated Mashco Piro tribe as they emerge more frequently from their jungle enclaves, the government has reported. Illegal
  • 20 Oct 2016- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Local and foreign investment in infrastructure, health, education and sanitation are necessary for Peru to modernize, maintain growth, and join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Peruvian President Pedro Pablo
  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian police shot and killed one person on October 15th during clashes with some 200 protesters who were blocking a road near the Las Bambas copper mine in Apurimac state. Local media reported that another 34 protesters had been injured,
  • 10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report LIMA Peru This Week The National Water Authority (ANA) filed a disciplinary administrative process against Sedapal for unauthorized dumping of untreated wastewater to the beach Arica, in Lurin. According to Sedapal, excess water was dumped to prevent the
  • 4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian Congress on September 29th voted to give the administration of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski decree powers for 90 days to fast-track legislation in five key areas: the economy, crime, corruption, water and sanitation, and
  • 27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian officials on September 25th reported two new oil spills in the country's Amazon region. The first spill happened on September 24th in the Andoas district in the Loreto region, and the second a day later in the Urarinas district,
  • 8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report LIMA Mongabay Negotiations on Aug. 31 between national government officials and leaders and residents of Nueva Alianza, an indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon, ended an impasse over cleanup of about 4,000 barrels of oil that spilled from two pipeline
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian state oil company Petroperú is blaming the latest oil spills from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline on vandals. The two most recent spills, which occurred earlier this month, dumped over 4,000 barrels in the country’s Amazon region.
  • 16 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Residents of the Peru’s southern Apurimac region have blocked a key road to the Las Bambas copper mine, demanding payment for use of the road, which passes through their land, the local Peruvian ombudsman's office said this week. It is
  • 15 Aug 2016- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Petroperu, the Peruvian state-owned energy company, has reported a major oil pipeline spill, its fourth in 2016.  The company said emergency workers have “responded rapidly” implement a contingency plan, but did not provide an explanation of
  • 2 Aug 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Providing access to water and sanitation services for thousands of peple nationwide is among the top priorities of Peru’s new administration, according to President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski. Kuczynski, known as "PPK," of the center
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The president of Peru’s state-owned energy company, Petroperú, has resigned this week in the wake of another oil spill in the country’s Amazon region. Energy and Mines Minister Rosa Maria Ortiz announced the resignation of German Velasquez on
  • 27 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru State energy company Petroperú on June 25th reported yet another oil spill in the Amazon region of northern Peru. The company and the the Environmental Evaluation and Oversight Office (OEFA) are investigating the cause of the spill from the

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