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Mitra Taj

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela's Maduro

Aug 06 2019

LIMA U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escalation of U.S. pressure on the leftist leader. | Video

RPT-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners

Jul 01 2019

DAKAR/LIMA, June 30 The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals.

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners

Jun 30 2019

DAKAR/LIMA The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals.

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate

Jun 19 2019

TUMBES, Peru Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits.

As Peru tightens its border, desperate Venezuelans cling to asylum lifeline

Jun 16 2019

TUMBES, Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisis-stricken nation, as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead.

China's MMG says Las Bambas copper operations not disrupted, talks ongoing

May 22 2019

LIMA Chinese miner MMG Ltd's operations at its Las Bambas mine, one of Peru's largest copper producers, have not been disrupted and talks with an indigenous Peruvian community are ongoing, the miner said on Wednesday.

Peru's Vizcarra says China might partner on mega South American railway project

May 17 2019

PERU PRESIDENTIAL PLANE Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra said on Friday that China could partner with Bolivia and Peru on a massive intercontinental railway project that Peru once dismissed as too costly when pitched by China more than two years ago.

INTERVIEW-Peru's Vizcarra says China might partner on mega South American railway project

May 17 2019

PERU PRESIDENTIAL PLANE, May 17 Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra told Reuters on Friday that China could partner with Bolivia and Peru on a massive intercontinental railway project that Peru once dismissed as too costly when pitched by China nearly three years ago.

Peru's ex-president Garcia kills himself to avoid arrest in Odebrecht probe

Apr 17 2019

LIMA Peru's former president Alan Garcia shot himself in the head on Wednesday to avoid arrest in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian builder Odebrecht, taking his own life, in the most dramatic turn yet in Latin America's largest graft scandal. | Video

Peru's Garcia, former president and political chameleon, kills himself to avoid arrest

Apr 17 2019

LIMA Alan Garcia was the charismatic chameleon of Peruvian politics, once popular enough to be elected president twice. But his terms were filled with ups and downs and he eventually became caught up in the Odebrecht bribery scandal that rocked Latin America.

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