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Peru Gold Rush

Proposed Gold Mine Riles Local People In Peru

GlobalPost | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

President Ollanta Humala's tightrope act was never going to be easy: keeping Peru's economy booming while cracking down on the mining industry'...

Denver Company Halts Operations After Violent Peruvian Protests

AP | By FRANK BAJAK and CARLA SALAZAR | Posted 11.30.2011 | Denver

LIMA, Peru -- A $4.8 billion gold and copper mining project, Peru's biggest such investment, was declared suspended Tuesday after increasingly violent...

A Dirty Gold Rush

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 08.11.2011 | Green

DELTA 1, Peru — A gold rush that accelerated with the onset of the 2008 global recession is compounding the woes of the Amazon basin, laying was...