State of Emergency in Peru – 4 dead in Protests at „Las Bambas“ Coppermine

A state of emergency has been declared in the Apurimac region of Peru, after escalating tensions at the Copper mine „Las bambas“. These tensions culminated on the 29 September in thousands of protestors gathering at the mine, this turned into voilent clashes with the police. This conflict left 16 people injured, including 8 police officers and 4 dead.   ... →