Protests against Tía María Copper mine (Peru): 5 people dead

Since March 2015 there have been continued protests in the South of Peru against the Tía María project, a copper mine in Moquegua Region.

After a fifth person has died in the erupting violence, the Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency for 60 days starting May 23rd 2015 in the southern province of Islay.   ... →