Friday, July 20, 2018
Peru is a country rich in natural resources. It is the world’s largest producer of silver, the second of copper and zinc, and the sixth of gold. Yet the distribution of these resources within the country is highly uneven.
In this article in Spanish, the Peruvian journalist, Roger Rumrrill, says that after just two years of illegal gold mining 20,000 sq. kms of one of the most biodiverse regions in the world have been destroyed.
OXFAM analyses the protests against mining concessions in northern Peru.
A guide to understand Peru's current mining conflict.
The London-based Peru Support Groups analyses concerns about Peru's new government.
The Peru Support Group interviews a historic leader of Peru's left.
Editorial from Peru Support Group.
The Venezuelan government's decision to take control of the gold business has brought to the surface a serious problem.
President Rafael Correa has started a campaign against Non-governmental Organisations.
A prominent member of the Guatemalan left believes that his country is the victim of a neo-colonial offensive.

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