The last few days and weeks have illustrated the dangers of oil pipelines like a picture book, with local populations and the surrounding environment having… Read More »Disastrous Oil Spill in Thailand, Ecuador and Peru – German banks among the financiers
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… Read More »Protests against Tía María Copper mine (Peru): 5 people dead
It is a precedent case: A Peruvian requests compensation by RWE for its contribution to melting glaciers in the Andes. The energy company releases the… Read More »Peruvian requests compensation for contribution to climate change by RWE
After months of negotiations, the sale of Glencore’s Peruvian copper mine Las Bamba to the Chinese state owned company China Minmetals Corp, or specifically its… Read More »Peru: Glencore sells Las Bambas Copper Mine to Chinese Consortium.
Human Rights Violations in Peru The protest movement of several thousand Peruvians against the expansion of the Yanacocha mine in Cajamarca was aggravating in the… Read More »Newmont Mining Corporation: Protests Against Expansion of Yanacocha Mine, Peru
Two people were killed and at least 50 were injured in protests against Xstrata’s Peruvian copper mine Tintaya 28 May, prompting the government to declare… Read More »Violent anti-mining protests against Xstrata in Peru, 2 people die