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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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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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Britain's latest counterterrorism disasters
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In Pictures: World's highest-paid athletes
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In Pictures: Childbirth under Israeli attack
The emergency department of Gaza's al-Shifa hospital takes in between 25-50 pregnant women per day.
In Pictures: Life returns to Mogadishu
Mogadishu is making a comeback despite years of violence, corruption, greed and death.
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