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  • 2 Aug 2016- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The dispute between Canadian miner Gabriel Resources and the Romanian government over Gabriel's controversial Rosia Montana gold and silver mine will be heard at the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment
  • 9 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States International watchdog group Human Rights Watch this week called for an investigation into the deaths of three people during protests against the Las Bambas mining project in Peru’s Apurimac region. The protesters-- 30-year
  • 29 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru At least three people have been killed and 18 more injured during clashes between police and protesters in Challhuahuacho, in southern Peru’s Apurimac region. The protesters, largely farmers, began demonstrating late last week to express
  • 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 quoted Arequipa region police chief Gen.
  • 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 María Ortiz said the talks would include herself
  • 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. The 60-day state of emergency had been
  • 22 Jul 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The government of Peru is considering whether to extend the 60-day state of emergency in Islay province, which expired on July 21st. Peruvian Prime Minister Pedro Cateriano declared the state of emergency on May 22nd, in the wake of violent
  • 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 Arequipa Governor Yamila Osorio. Speaking on
  • 15 Jul 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAY, Peru Richard Ale Cruz, mayor of Peru's Islay district, threatened this week to lead new protests against Southern Copper’s Tia Maria mining project if the government does not lift the state of emergency it imposed in Islay province two
  • 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 allow more time to address residents’ concerns.
  • 26 May 2015- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peruvian Prime Minister Pedro Cateriano on May 22nd declared a 60-day state of emergency in Islay province, in the country’s Arequipa region, in the wake of violent protests over Southern Copper’s Tia Maria mining project. The state of
  • 14 May 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru Peruvian presidential candidate Pedro-Pablo Kuczynski has called for a 60-day “pause” in protests in the country’s Arequipa region as the government seeks a resolution to public opposition to Southern Copper's Tia Maria copper mine
  • 7 May 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru Farmers and federal and local government officials this week resumed attempts to negotiate over Southern Copper’s proposed Tia Maria mining project in Peru’s Arequipa region. The resumption of dialogue comes in the wake of the latest round
  • 3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute (WRI). The report, “ Global Shale Gas
  • 8 Jul 2014- 09:55 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $25 million loan to support Peru’s efforts to reduce its vulnerability to disasters and to improve its ability to respond to them. This is the third loan

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