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  • 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 blocked the Panamerican Highway, and local
  • 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 Arequipa this week, Fujimori also promised to
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6 May 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru Another person has died this week during clashes between police and protesters demonstrating against Southern Copper’s $1.4 billion USD Tia Maria mine project in Arequipa, Peru. Interior Minister José Luis Pérez Guadalupe said police had
  • 23 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru One man has died and many more people have been injured in the latest round of protests against Southern Copper’s $1.4 billion USD Tia Maria mine in southern Peru’s Arequipa region, according to police. Sixty-one-year-old Victoriano
  • 13 Apr 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Tia Maria copper mine in Peru’s Arequipa region will not negatively affect water sources in the Tambo Valley, Environment Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal said last week, citing findings of the second environmental impact assessment for the
  • 12 Sep 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru last week approved the water use license for US mining company Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold’s $3.5 billion USD Cerro Verde Mining Expansion Project in Arequipa. The Caplina-Ocoña Water Management Authority, based in Arequipa, will
  • 10 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AREQUIPA, Peru SEDAPAR, the regional water and sewerage utility in Peru’s Arequipa Province, last week finalized a water agreement with mining company Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold for the $3.5 billion USD Cerro Verde copper mine expansion project.