Violence over Newmont’s gold-mining

The on-going, non-violent demonstrations by thousands of citizens against Newmont’s proposed extension of its gold-mining in Cajamarca, Peru, have resulted in police violence against the protesters.  At least five have died from the police firing live ammunition, and dozens more injured from violent brutality against the Cajamarcan citizens. Father Marco Arana, cofounder of GRUFIDES in … Continue reading Violence over Newmont’s gold-mining