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Jailed candidate to participate in Peru’s presidential debates
Posted by Colin Post on Apr 3, 2016 Leave a comment

Jailed candidate to participate in Peru’s presidential debates

Cajamarca governor and presidential candidate Gregorio Santos will receive a special furlough from prison to participate in Peru’s debates on Sunday night. Tonight’s event will mark the first time in  Full Article »

40 tourists kidnapped, then released in Peru’s Amazon
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 24, 2015 Leave a comment

40 tourists kidnapped, then released in Peru’s Amazon

Around 40 tourists were detained by indigenous communities in the Manu National Park of Peru’s Amazon jungle for over 24 hours before being released today. Local district mayor Isauro Fernandez  Full Article »

La Oroya: protesters suspend strike in central Peru
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 13, 2015 Leave a comment

La Oroya: protesters suspend strike in central Peru

Mineworkers have lifted an indefinite strike in La Oroya, unblocking the Carretera Cental highway in Junin state after two days of unrest. While Peru’s government rejected protesters’ demands to ease  Full Article »

La Oroya: Peru rejects relaxing environmental standards
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 12, 2015 Leave a comment

La Oroya: Peru rejects relaxing environmental standards

Peru’s government has rejected calls for an easing of environmental standards at the La Oroya smelter in Junin after violent mineworker protests yesterday. Mineworkers demanding more flexible environmental standards for  Full Article »

One dead in central Peru mineworkers strike
Posted by Colin Post on Aug 11, 2015 Leave a comment

One dead in central Peru mineworkers strike

A man was killed today in clashes between police and mineworkers demanding relaxed environmental standards at the La Oroya smelter in Junin state. At midnight this morning workers from the  Full Article »