Disasters

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  • 20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report CAJAMARCA Telesur Peru's internationally-renowned environmentalist Maxima Acuña and her partner were severely hurt Sunday morning in an attack by alleged hitmen hired by the mining company they are fighting against, reported Acuña's daughter.
  • 19 Apr 2016- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru US-based Newmont Mining Corp. has officially cancelled its planned $5 billion USD Conga copper and gold mining project in Peru’s Cajamarca region. In an annual filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Newmont said that as
  • 15 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAJAMARCA, Peru Gregorio Santos, one of the main opponents of US-based Newmont Mining Corp’s proposed $5 billion USD Minas Congas gold and copper mine in Peru, has won re-election to his post as president of the Cajarmaca region. Santos was re-elected
  • 7 Aug 2014- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAJAMARCA, Peru Ninety-eight percent children in Peru’s Cajamarca region are drinking water that is not fit for human consumption, Marco Gamonal, manager of Social Development for the Regional Government said on August 2nd. Gamonal is pressing for water
  • 6 Aug 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IBAGUÉ, Colombia Local residents in the area near La Colosa, the largest open-pit gold project in the northern Andes, last week overwhelmingly voted against the mine. In the poll on July 28, 99 percent of those who cast a ballot rejected the project in
  • 18 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Thousands of Peruvians farmers marched in protest on June 17 against US mining giant Newmont’s nearly $5 billion USD Conga project in Cajamarca department. The protesters fear they will lose their water sources to the mine’s operations, and