A New Peru, Struggling To Be Born?

By Daniel Willis, Alborada. -

While November saw two Peruvian presidents removed in a week and the emergence of a grassroots movement to defend democracy, there are no clear answers yet as to who will benefit in the long [...]

Peru’s Youth Have Mobilized In Indignation

By Telesur English. -

Mass protests broke out after Peru’s parliament voted to impeach former president Martin Vizcarra on November 9th, installing Manuel Merino of the Accion Popular party, as head of state for the 5 [...]

Is Peru Witnessing A Parliamentary Coup?

By Zoe PC, People's Dispatch. -

Peruvians have  been taking to the streets to reject the impeachment and removal of Martín Vizcarra from the office of president on Monday, November 9. After a four-hour debate in the Peruvian [...]

Massive Protests In Peru Against ‘Legislative Coup’

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Thousands of Peruvians have taken to the streets this week to protest the interim government of newly appointed President Manuel Merino, a member of Peru's center-right Popular Action Party who [...]

Peru: Unions Protest Against Government’s Economic Measures

By Telesur English. -

Labor Unions in Peru are protesting against a new economic measure from the government that seeks to cease work until the COVID-19 pandemic dissipates. Peruvian President, Martin Vizcarra, [...]

Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International [...]

Citizens’ Demands Step Up In Peru

By Gustavo Espinoza M., Resumen Latinoamericano in Peru, translation North America burea -

Yes, finally the demands of the citizens have come into play. Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra, cornered by the mafia of Fujimori supporters and the Aprista movement, has decided to dissolve [...]

Sacred Headwaters Summit Strengthening Alliances Across Borders

By Staff, News.pachamama.org -

The Sacred Headwaters region of the Amazon, which the indigenous people are now also referring to as Territories for Life, is made up of 60 million acres of tropical rainforest in Ecuador and [...]

Welcome To Hell: The Peruvian Mining City Of La Rinconada

By Andre Vltchek, Countercurrents.org -

No one can agree how high above the sea level that La Rinconada really lies at: 5,300 meters or 5,200 meters?On the access road, a metal plate says 5,015. But who really cares? It is indisputably [...]

Duke University Gets Corporate Mining Gift To Help Exploit Indigenous People Of Peru

By Gary G. Kohls, Transcend.org -

3 Jan 2017 – Below are two articles that nicely illustrate the cunning methods that ALL multinational mining, exploration, drilling, energy extractive or oil transporting corporations use to try [...]

In Peru, This Young Activist Is Sparking A Movement For Climate Justice

By Sabrina Imbler, www.grist.org -

By Sabrina Imbler for Grist - Majandra Rodriguez Acha was 19 when her country erupted in protests over Amazonian oil. The year was 2009, and Peru’s president had just opened the jungle to oil [...]

Corporate ‘Biopiracy’ In Peru Threatens Indigenous Knowledge

By Rael Mora, www.telesurtv.net -

By Rael Mora for TeleSUR - The production and consumption of natural Andean and Amazonian ancestral products in Peru is threatened by the "biopiracy" of foreign companies who have filed over [...]

The US Returns To Latin America

By Vijay Prashad for the Hindu and Counterpunch. The financial crisis of 2007-08 dented China’s economy and saw the slow deterioration of commodity prices. It took a few years for the economic [...]

400-Year-Old City In Peru Could Disappear Due To Mine Toxins

By Janel Saldana, www.latintimes.com -

By Janel Saldana for Latin Times - A Peruvian city that was once high up in the Andes is now slowly sinking into the abyss. 400 years ago, Cerro de Pasco, the first town in Peru to be liberated [...]

Las Bambas Project: Restriction On Indigenous Input In Peru’s Mining

By Evelyn Estrada, www.coha.org -

By Evelyn Estrada for COHA - On September 29, 15,000 people from the mountainous Peruvian regions of Apurimac and Cusco broke into Las Bambas mining camp, which is a $7.4 billion USD [...]

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