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  1. At Least Three Dead in Clashes Over Chinese-Owned Copper Mine in Peru

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2015 - 10:17

  2. Peruvian Farmers Resume Protests Over Southern Copper’s Tia Maria Mine

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2015 - 10:48

  3. Peruvian Government to Restart Talks on Tia Maria Mine

    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 Marí ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2015 - 09:58

  4. Peru Lifts State of Emergency in Islay Province

    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. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2015 - 10:34

  5. Peru Considers Extending State of Emergency in Islay Province

    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 eme ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2015 - 11:07

  6. Report on Popular Response to Peru’s Tia Maria Mine Expected This Week

    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 Are ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2015 - 10:59

  7. Islay Mayor Threatens New Protests Against Tia Maria Mine

    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 emer ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2015 - 11:12

  8. Southern Copper Offers to Extend Tia Maria Mine Suspension, Compensate Islay Residents

    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 allo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2015 - 10:25

  9. Peru Declares State of Emergency in Islay Over Mining Protests, Violence

    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 T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2015 - 10:35

  10. Peruvian Politician Calls for “Pause” in Conflict Over Tia Maria Mine

    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 So ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2015 - 10:41

  11. Government Officials, Opponents to Resume Talks on Peru's Tia Maria 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 di ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2015 - 10:41

  12. Peru Allocates $379 Million for Development Projects in Espinar Province

    17 Mar 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUSCO, Peru The Peruvian government is planning to invest some $379 million USD during 2015-2016 for development projects in Espinar Province, in the country’s Cusco Region. The total includes a $112 million U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/17/2015 - 10:14

  13. Peru Inaugurates Its Most Modern Water Treatment Plant

    20 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUSCO, Peru Peruvian Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation René Cornejo Díaz on February 17 inaugurated the $39 million USD Wastewater Treatment Plant of Saint Jerónimo. The facility has the capacit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2014 - 10:11

  14. Cusco Utility to Hike Prices to Avoid State Intervention, Fines

    14 Nov 2013- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUSCO, Peru The price of water and sanitation services in the Peru’s Cusco region will soon go up by 19 percent. The rate hike is aimed at helping local utility SEDACUSCO avoid state intervention and financial ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2013 - 10:13

  15. Peru Approves 58 Water Projects

    16 Aug 2013- 09:52 by Local Press Report LIMA Bernama Peru has approved 58 water infrastructure projects so far this year with a total investment of 405.8 million soles (US$145 million), the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigiation (Minagri) announced. Jua ...

    Local Press Report - 08/16/2013 - 09:52

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