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  1. Journalist gunned down in PeruRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    BogotA , November 11, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Sunday's murder of Peruvian journalist Fernando Raymondi and calls on authorities to fully investigate the crime and establish a motive. The journalist was investigating a story on local gangs for Peru's leading newsmagazine Caretas , according to news reports.


  2. Outrage Grows Ater Fatal Eviction in PeruRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 |

    This is how it started Last week Fidel Flores Vasquez is shot while resisting an eviction order in Cajamarca Peru. Within hours the 62-year old mechanic is pronounced dead. The community is outrage


  3. Outrage grows after fatal eviction in PeruRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Reuters

    Angry protesters have set police motorcycles on fire and thrown stones at authorities to protest the fatal shooting of a man during a forced eviction last week. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.


  4. Peru aims to double copper output by 2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | SNL Financial

    Peru is hoping to retake its position as the world's second biggest copper producer in the next few years, a high-ranking government official said Nov. 4, as companies continue to advance investment projects despite lower metal prices. Mines and Energy Minister Eleodoro Mayorga said that Peru will turn out an additional 1.3 million tonnes of copper per year by 2016, which would make it the world's second biggest producer of the red metal after Chile.


  5. Parque Arauco Signs a Memorandum of Understanding to Purchase Ekimed S.A.C.Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Business Wire

    Cajamarca is the capital and largest city in the Cajamarca Region in Northern Peru with a population of approximately 370,000 people. El Quinde Cajamarca, which opened in 2006, is the preferred and largest mall in the city.


  6. U.S markets struggle, Oct. 6-10Read the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Northern Miner

    The S&P 500 posted its biggest weekly decline since March 2012 as anxiety about weak global economic growth in Europe and China and concerns about the winding down of the U.S. Federal Reserve's bond purchasing program drove stocks lower. The S&P 500 index fell 3.14% to 1,906.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 2.74% to 16,544.10.


  7. Bello: Divide and bribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Economist

    IN A recent opinion poll almost half those asked said they believed that if Luis CastaA eda was elected as Lima's mayor he would "steal but would do public works". In Peru's regional and local elections on October 5th Mr CastaA eda, who denies that he is corrupt, duly won the post.


  8. Peru's Buenaventura selling smaller mining operations to reduce overall costsRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | SNL Financial

    Buenaventura halted operations at five small operations last year in order to reduce costs following the downturn in the price of gold and other metal prices. The company's CFO, Carlos Galvez, told SNL Metals & Mining on Oct. 7 that one of those mines has been sold.


  9. Peru's voters back drug-probe candidatesRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Peru's municipal and regional elections created some headlines over the weekend, as a former mayor of Lima completed a political comeback and candidates facing drug probes were backed by voters. Two gubernatorial candidates under investigation for drug trafficking-related crimes won election and two more face runoffs after the nationwide vote to decide mayors, governors and municipal councils, according to unofficial results.


  10. Peru's mining investment at risk with several opponents set to take officeRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | SNL Financial

    A number of anti-mining candidates appeared to have won elections during Peru's nationwide municipal and regional elections on Oct. 5, increasing risks for companies planning to invest in the Andean nation. The most notable election for the mining sector occurred in Peru's northern Cajamarca region, where current president Gregorio Santos, a stiff mining opponent, was running against pro-business candidates.


  11. Peru voters favor anti-mining candidates, could affect Minas Conga outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    Peruvians yesterday showed strong support for anti-mining candidates in at least three regional elections, putting investments in the sector at risk, political analysts say. In the Cajamarca region, where ~$9B in mining investments are planned, including ~$5B in the giant Minas Conga copper and gold project, the anti-mining incumbent won re-election despite corruption charges that have led to his being jailed in a maximum-security facility while investigations continue.


  12. 2 Peru governor candidates win despite drug probesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Two gubernatorial candidates under investigation in Peru for drug trafficking-related crimes have won election and two face runoffs after a nationwide vote for mayors, governors and municipal councils, according to unofficial results on Monday. Hundreds of candidates suspected of ties to drug trafficking were on the ballot Sunday in what authorities called the Andean nation's most violent campaign since 2000.


  13. Candidate is elected Regional President in Peru while incarceratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 |

    A political leader who is currently in prison for presumed corruption activities, and offenses against the public administration; was elected today as a regional president of the department of Cajamarca, located in the north part of Peru, a country in the west of South America. According to the exit polls from the survey company "Ipsos", Gregorio Santos reached almost 50 % of the vote, far enough to win the re election of Cajamarca over other two candidates who got 18 % and 11.6 %/ respectively, among other results of municipal and regional elections in Peru held on Sunday 5th.


  14. Peru mine's jailed foe on course for vote win: partial resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | AlertNet

    A jailed opponent of Newmont Mining Corp's proposed $5 billion Conga mine was headed for re-election in Peru's Cajamarca region, provisional results and a pollster's quick count showed on Monday. A second term as Cajamarca's president for Gregorio Santos will fuel doubts about the Conga mine getting off the ground.


  15. Jailed foe of Newmont Mining's Peru project headed for vote win -pollsterRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Reuters

    A jailed opponent of Newmont Mining Corp's proposed $5 billion Conga mine in Peru's Cajamarca region held a commanding lead in Sunday's regional election, a quick count by pollster Ipsos showed on Monday. Ipsos showed Cajamarca's President Gregorio Santos heading for re-election with 45.6 percent of votes in Sunday's poll - well above the 30 percent he needed to avoid a runoff in November - after counting all ballots.


  16. Peruvian anti-mining candidate extends lead ahead of regional electionRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | SNL Financial

    Two recent polls show that Gregorio Santos has a wide lead over several candidates less than a week from the regional election. Santos has garnered support despite his current detention in Lima, where he is facing an investigation over corruption and kidnapping allegations.


  17. Replacing the pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Economist

    FOR a long time, the job of being Peru's finance minister involved taking plaudits. Thanks largely to commodities exports, the country has been Latin America's stand-out economic performer.


  18. Pro-business candidate tipped to defeat anti-mining activist in Peruvian electionsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | SNL Financial

    Brazilian investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA expects a pro-investment candidate to win the presidential elections coming up in October in Peru's northern Cajamarca region, despite a recent poll showing that the incumbent, an anti-mining activist, is leading. Weekly news magazine Semana Economica reported Aug. 29 that Cajamarca regional president Gregorio Santos had 29.5% support in the run up to Peru's Oct. 5 elections, which includes all of the country's regions and municipalities.


  19. Caryn M. Sullivan: A Peruvian adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | TwinCities

    I went on an adventure last week that filled my soul and created lasting memories. After I wrote a column about the Starkey Hearing Foundation, co-founder Tani Austin invited my daughter Julia and me to go on a mission to Peru.


  20. Peru seeing resurgence of social unrest in mining, other sectorsRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | SNL Financial

    Two of Peru's biggest copper projects have been targeted by protests over the past week, raising concerns about whether the government will be able to diffuse the tension and advance projects crucial for the local economy.