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Miguel Levano

Miguel is Extractive Industries Officer at Oxfam America.

Witnesses to the violence

Renewed violence around Las Bambas mining project: Will we learn from past mistakes?

Governance, Land rights 0 Comments

Copper mining in Las Bambas, Peru has sparked new violence as the communities surrounding the mine are bypassed again by the Peruvian government and mining company, MMG, on decisions that greatly affect their lives. n October 14, 42 year old Quintino Cereceda was killed during a police operation near the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru. This tragic event follows …