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Pandora or Peru: Resisting the mining multinationals
Gold mining companies are often accused of manipulating local politics and ignoring the interests of local communities.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2012 10:02 GMT
Peru president seeks to revive populist image
One year into office, Ollanta Humala accused of abandoning the poor after controversial actions.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2012 03:33 GMT
Peru's Humala appoints new PM
President names human rights lawyer prime minister, as Peruvian leader reshuffles cabinet to calm anti-mining strife.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2012 01:22 GMT
Opposition split over Peru's Conga project
Infighting further stalls mediation over mining project in country's northern region.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2012 08:11 GMT
Peru protests ensue despite emergency decree
Government declares state of emergency after clashes between police and activists left four people dead and 21 injured.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2012 09:07 GMT
Peru's 'dirty war' continues
Leftist guerillas freed dozens of kidnapped workers in April, but their stories undermine the official narrative.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2012 18:29 GMT
Peruvians protest against mining project
Indigenous people fear government's go-ahead to proposal will destroy four lakes and damage water supply.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2012 20:02 GMT
Peru's great transformation
Ollanta Humala's crackdown on anti-mining protesters has alienated many of those who voted for him.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2012 18:14 GMT
Is Obama wary of Brazil and Dilma Rousseff?
Although superficially relations between Brazil and the US seem warm, geopolitical posturing is increasing.
Last updated: 05 May 2012 14:50 GMT
The Summit of the Americas, WikiLeaks and the failed war on drugs
Unhappy with the failed war on drugs, some Latin American leaders are calling for the decriminalisation of narcotics.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 19:18 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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