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Peruvian Minister Confident Mining Projects Will Overcome Community Disputes

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Peruvian Mines and Energy Minister Jorge Merino said Monday he is confident that the Tia Maria copper project and the Minas Conga copper and gold project will overcome community opposition. The two projects have represented the Peruvian mining sector's struggle to resolve opposition to industry activities in rural communities.