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May 2012

Heavy police presence at Conga

Hundreds of police from the Special Operations Divison have appeared at the Conga mine in Peru. By agreement with the managers of the Newmont Mining Corporation, the workers are returning home every day. They start at 4 in the morning, and return at 4 in the afternoon. The police spend …

Mining in Huancabamba

The Al Jazeera channel has produced a documentary on the events surrounding mining in Peru, and in particular the Monterrico case.

Cuenca to Washington

Later this week, María Francisca Zhagüi Chuchuca will travel with LAMMP to the US in order to present the situation in Ecuador to the Inter American Commission on Human Rights and other organisations in Washington. We have translated one of the documents she will be taking with her into English. …