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Violent protest in north Lima over highway tolls
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Jan 6, 2017 1 comment

Violent protest in north Lima over highway tolls

Protesters in Lima’s northern districts of Puente Piedra, Ancon and Santa Rosa destroyed toll booths and battled police over a proposed toll on the Panamericana Norte highway on Wednesday. Over 200  Full Article »

Transport workers’ protest strands thousands in north Lima
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 23, 2016 1 comment

Transport workers’ protest strands thousands in north Lima

A transport workers’ protest which blocked the Panamericana Norte highway in north Lima left thousands of local residents without transportation on Monday. Hundreds of demonstrators blocked the highway in Lima’s  Full Article »

Illegal mining renders vast areas uninhabitable in Lima outskirts
Posted by Colin Post on May 27, 2016 1 comment

Illegal mining renders vast areas uninhabitable in Lima outskirts

Illegal miners of construction materials create sprawling quarries which render vast expanses of land uninhabitable outside Lima. An El Comercio investigation reveals that a combined 660 square miles in various  Full Article »