Peru mine protesters vow to continue fight

Families of slain protesters more determined than ever to stop construction of gold and copper mine.

    Funerals have been held in Peru for protesters killed during demonstrations against a new gold and copper mine.

    Although the government still wants to press ahead with the project in the Cayamarca region, the families of the dead seem more determined than ever to stop construction.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Celendin, Peru.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

    Inside the world of Chinese bitcoin mining

    China is one of the main exchange markets and hosts some of the biggest bitcoin 'mining pools' in the world.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.