Protests restart against Conga gold mining project in Cajamarca Peru

Posted on January 3, 2012 • Filed under: Conflicts, Latin America Mining, Peru, Police/Military Activity, Politics

Demonstrations against the project began today Conga gold mining in the North Andean Peruvian region of Cajamarca, confirmed the regional president (governor) of that territory, Gregory Santos. In statements to Prensa Latina, Santos stressed the peaceful nature of the protest, which will continue tomorrow and requires a restart real dialogue between the government and social leaders and authorities of that territory. Read Article

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