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1 January 2003

Choropampa, The Price of Gold [Perú]

Author: Guarango

[Click on "Synopsis"] [Gurango present this award winning film which details] [a] devastating mercury spill by the world’s richest gold mining corporation [Yanacocha, part of Newmont and Compañía de Minas Buenaventura] [which] transforms a quiet...

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1 January 2003
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Author: Gurango

[Hacer click en "Español" y "sinopsis"] [Guarango presenta esta película que describe] [u]n devastador derrame de mercurio de la minera de oro más grande del mundo [Minera Yanacocha, parte de Newmont & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura] transforma a...

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2 April 2002

Prevent Expansion of U.S. and World Bank Mine in Peruvian Farming Community

Author: Oxfam America

Recently, residents of the Peruvian city of Cajamarca raised their voices to oppose the expansion of a gold mine to Quilish Mountain, a key water resource for over 100,000 people in the city and valley. Despite local concerns about cyanide used by the...

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28 February 2002

ENVIRONMENT: World Bank Unit Keeps Peruvian Case at Arm's Length

Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has refused to investigate allegations of corruption involving a gold mine it co-owns in Peru...The IFC owns five percent of the Minera Yanacocha mine, the largest gold mine in Latin America, which is co...

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28 September 2001

Water supplies alleged contaminated by Peru gold mine

Author: Reuters

Hundreds of protesters blocked a major highway in northern Peru this week, alleging local water supplies had been contaminated by toxic mercury from Latin America's largest gold mine Yanacocha [joint venture Newmont & Buenaventura], but officials...

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