Peruvians against mining

Andean people from mining communities protest in Cajamarca, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000138" title="Peru" href="/topic/international/peru-PLGEO00000138.topic">Peru</a>. Mining, which drives the economy of Peru, had paradoxically triggered most of the social conflicts in poor areas, as in Cajamarca, where a strike had been called protesting against mining environmental impact.

( Ernesto Benavides / Getty / November 24, 2011 )

Andean people from mining communities protest in Cajamarca, Peru. Mining, which drives the economy of Peru, had paradoxically triggered most of the social conflicts in poor areas, as in Cajamarca, where a strike had been called protesting against mining environmental impact.

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