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  • 1 Apr 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights organization Survival International has called on the United Nations to take action to address the high rates of mercury poisoning among indigenous people in the Amazon regions of Brazil, Venezuela and Peru. In a
  • 30 Jul 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Access to water and energy is a growing risk for the mining industry, according to global professional services firm Ernst & Young. The company included water and energy for the first time in its top 10 mining risk list for
  • 4 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TACNA, Peru Groups in Peru’s southern Tacna Region are urging authorities to pursue desalination projects to address the ongoing water crisis in the area and prevent overexploitation of La Yarada aquifer. Speaking at an event to mark the 84th anniversary
  • 31 May 2013- 09:20 by Local Press Report LIMA Reuters Protests in northern Peru over the $5 billion Conga gold mine make "no sense" and could spell the end of the project if they succeed in preventing the draining of a nearby lake, the project's junior partner said on Thursday.
  • Peru’s Superior Court of Justice has rejected a lawsuit filed by water company EPS against tin and copper miner MINSUR over alleged pollution of the Uchusuma River, the main irrigation and drinking water source in the country’s Tacna region.
  • 1 Mar 2012- 10:33 by Local Press Report TACNA Peru This Week Peru’s Presidency of the Council of Ministers and Tacna’s Labor Bureau met on Wednesday to discuss Tacna’s water problems, but were unable to reach an agreement, leading them to put an end to negotiations that had started 90 days ago.
  • 8 Dec 2011- 12:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, TACNA Peru’s Tacna region is seeking solutions to its water crisis and sustainable agricultural development.  Most of the population in the city receives water from four to 15 hours a day, depending on their proximity to the current system.  The
  • 22 Sep 2011- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, TACNA Residents of Peru’s Tacna region took to the streets this month to protest the “decade-long exploitation of hydrological resources” by mining company Southern Copper Corporation (SCC). Peru’s National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy
  • 11 Nov 2008- 11:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Peru's Government issued a state of emergency for the Southern regions of Tacna and Moquegua last week because of growing civil unrest. At the center of the protests is a government decision to redistribute mining royalties in the two