Informal mining in Piura

Posted on January 3, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Mining, Peru

Piura. The district of Las Lomas in Piura and the toad in Ayabaca, have changed their face. It looks more dynamic and expanding trade grows as informal mining. Las Lomas is the center of this growing activity carried out thousands of Piura, who a few years ago clung to defend the land for agriculture, but then have no qualms about exploiting the gold lying on the ground from Piura region. Even the discourse of some is not! against mining, others say in a low voice, while hundreds have changed their opinion. Tambogrande, an icon of anti-mining, observe what is happening close to its borders. There are voices calling for more action romance of the authorities to eradicate, but the problem of informality and illegality than any legal and logistical limits the action. l and logistical limits the action. “>Read Article

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