May 11 2015
Peruvian troops have been deployed troops to a copper mine in the country's south following protests, reports the BBC.
The government said on Saturday it had sent the army into Islay province to control violence linked to the Tia copper mine, reported AFP.
Opponents in the region say the mine, which is owned by Mexico-based Southern Peru, will damage the environment and hurt local agriculture. The project has been put on hold several times, but received final approval last...
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