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


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