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Southern Copper Corporation may have paid bribes to halt Peru protests -prosecutor - Reuters
Friday, 20 Nov 2015 04:04pm EST 

Southern Copper Corporation:A Peruvian prosecutor said she suspects that U.S.-listed mining company Southern Copper Corp paid opponents to call off protests against its $1.4 billion Tia Maria project while it was waiting for an environmental permit - RTRS.Prosecutor Alejandra Cardenas told Reuters on Thursday that bank records show Southern gave a Peruvian lawyer, Jesus Gomez, 1.3 million soles ($387,000) between October 2013 and September 2014. The company has denied any wrongdoing - RTRS.In that period, when the government was evaluating Southern's second environmental plan for Tia Maria, Gomez paid a protest leader, Pepe Julio Gutierrez, 170,000 soles in a lump sum, Cardenas said - RTRS.Three deposits of 250,000 soles were made before community meetings the company hosted to promote Tia Maria, Cardenas said - RTRS.She said both Gomez and Gutierrez told her the money was to buy an onion field, but neither could produce documentation of a land deal - RTRS.Neither Gomez nor Gutierrez has been charged with any crime and both men deny wrongdoing. Gomez said he never bribed Tia Maria opponents and declined further comment - RTRS.Southern Copper, which is controlled by Grupo Mexico, on Friday declined comment because the inquiry had not been completed - RTRS.  Full Article

Southern Copper Corp approves FY 2014 dividend
Friday, 24 Apr 2015 01:13pm EDT 

Southern Copper Corporation:Approves FY 2014 dividend of $0.10 per share.Payment date set to May 27, registry date May 13.  Full Article

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Southern Copper reports 183 pct surge in Q4 net profit

LIMA, Jan 31 Southern Copper Corp on Tuesday reported a 183 percent year-on-year surge in its fourth-quarter net profit to $172 million as better metal prices and increased production from a recent mine expansion bolstered its sales.