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Mitra Taj

RPT-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners

01 Jul 2019

DAKAR/LIMA, June 30 The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals.

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners

30 Jun 2019

DAKAR/LIMA The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals.

Venezuelan mothers, children in tow, rush to migrate

19 Jun 2019

TUMBES, Peru Mothers dragged their children across three countries, trekking around border checkpoints and crossing rivers in waist-high water. Others were conned by fake travel agents, or robbed by bandits.

As Peru tightens its border, desperate Venezuelans cling to asylum lifeline

16 Jun 2019

TUMBES, Peru Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisis-stricken nation, as many lacking those documents filed asylum requests instead.

China's MMG says Las Bambas copper operations not disrupted, talks ongoing

22 May 2019

LIMA Chinese miner MMG Ltd's operations at its Las Bambas mine, one of Peru's largest copper producers, have not been disrupted and talks with an indigenous Peruvian community are ongoing, the miner said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-China's MMG says Las Bambas copper operations not disrupted, talks ongoing

22 May 2019

* MMG says operations not impacted, did not truck via Yavi Yavi

Peru's Vizcarra says China might partner on mega South American railway project

18 May 2019

PERU PRESIDENTIAL PLANE Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra said on Friday that China could partner with Bolivia and Peru on a massive intercontinental railway project that Peru once dismissed as too costly when pitched by China more than two years ago.

INTERVIEW-Peru's Vizcarra says China might partner on mega South American railway project

18 May 2019

PERU PRESIDENTIAL PLANE, May 17 Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra told Reuters on Friday that China could partner with Bolivia and Peru on a massive intercontinental railway project that Peru once dismissed as too costly when pitched by China nearly three years ago.

Peru's Garcia, former president and political chameleon, kills himself to avoid arrest

18 Apr 2019

LIMA Alan Garcia was the charismatic chameleon of Peruvian politics, once popular enough to be elected president twice. But his terms were filled with ups and downs and he eventually became caught up in the Odebrecht bribery scandal that rocked Latin America.

Peru's Garcia, former president and political chameleon, kills himself to avoid arrest

18 Apr 2019

LIMA Alan Garcia was the charismatic chameleon of Peruvian politics, once popular enough to be elected president twice. But his terms were filled with ups and downs and he eventually became caught up in the Odebrecht bribery scandal that rocked Latin America.

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