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Peru Gold Mine

For Peruvian Farmers, Water And Mining Don't Mix

AP | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

LA ENCANADA, Peru — The farmers who live downstream of what would become Peru's biggest open-pit gold mine oppose the project, known as Conga, f...

Peru's Gold Mine Protests Resume: 'Defend Our Sources Of Water'

AP | By CESAR BARRETO | Posted 01.03.2012 | Green

CAJAMARCA, Peru -- Demonstrators in Peru resumed their protests on Monday against plans to develop a $4.8 billion gold mine, saying they fear the mine...

Peru's Gold Versus Water Debate

AP | By FRANK BAJAK | Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

LIMA, Peru -- Peru's biggest mining investment is under threat and government social welfare programs with it as highlands peasants step up protests a...