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MMG's Las Bambas mine in Peru faces shutdown as talks to end blockade fail

Dec 03 2021

LIMA (Reuters) -MMG Ltd's Las Bambas copper mine in Peru will shut down copper production by mid-December because of a road blockade, it said on Friday, as executives urged the government to build a freight rail link to avoid future disruption.

Peruvian authorities to question Castillo as impeachment threat looms

Dec 02 2021

LIMA Peruvian prosecutors said on Thursday they will question socialist President Pedro Castillo as part of an investigation into the promotion of certain military officers, adding to pressure on the leader as lawmakers weigh an impeachment process.

Peru miners, govt carry out "productive" talks following Hochschild stock collapse

Nov 22 2021

LIMA (Reuters) -Shares of Hochschild Mining collapsed 27% on Monday after Peru's government ruled out https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/peru-pm-sparks-controversy-with-mining-sector-by-ruling-out-timeline-extensions-2021-11-20 any operational extensions for its flagship Inmaculada silver mine, but mining executives and government officials also said they had had a "productive" late night meeting to ease tensions.

Peru PM sparks controversy with mining sector by ruling out timeline extensions

Nov 20 2021

LIMA Peruvian Prime Minister Mirtha Vasquez sparked a controversy with the key mining sector on Friday night, saying a group of four mines in the Andean Ayacucho region would not be allowed any extensions on their operational timelines.

Peru protesters block Las Bambas copper transport road again

Nov 09 2021

LIMA Protesters in Peru's Cotabambas province on Tuesday blocked once again a key mining corridor used by the huge MMG Ltd's Las Bambas copper mine, despite a preliminary agreement to keep the road free, a community leader said.

Viasat to offer 'low-cost' satellite internet to remote areas in Latin America

Nov 09 2021

LIMA Satellite internet company Viasat will enter Latin America as an internet provider targeting remote communities with limited connectivity, the company said on Tuesday, seeking to win customers where telecoms have failed to make inroads.

Peru's Antamina to start formal talks with protesters to find 'common ground'

Nov 05 2021

AQUIA, Peru (Reuters) -The head of Antamina, Peru's largest copper producer, looked to defuse tensions with rural community protesters on Friday, addressing residents in a local meeting after a blockade forced the mining firm to suspend operations last week.

Peru's Congress confirms new moderate left Cabinet

Nov 04 2021

LIMA (Reuters) -Peru's Congress on Thursday confirmed a new moderate left Cabinet, three months into the administration of President Pedro Castillo, who's first lineup of ministers crumbled amid political uncertainty and nationalization threats.

Peru community to suspend Antamina protest that rattled markets

Nov 02 2021

LIMA (Reuters) -A rural community in Peru will lift its blockade of the country's largest copper mine Antamina on Wednesday after protests forced miners to suspend operations, the Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines said in a tweet.

Exclusive: Peru protest leader won't lift Antamina mine blockade before talks

Nov 02 2021

LIMA The leader of a Peruvian community blocking a road used by copper miner Antamina said on Tuesday it would not lift its blockade until it had held talks over its demands with either the company, which has been forced to suspend operations, or the government.

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