News & Analysis

New minister, but will policy change?

As we have seen, Pedro Cateriano lasted only 19 days as prime minister and the new ministerial line-up includes a new minister of energy and mines, an appointment designed to allay congressional opposition. The work plan that Cateriano presented to Congress on 3...

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Vizcarra`s speech hints at a new deal for mining

President Vizcarra`s Independence Day speech offered general statements, worrisome announcements and some significant silences on mining issues. What he said is consistent with previous assertions: the commitment to mining is on so long as it is done in ways that are...

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PEP statement on Espinar

We have drawn attention to the increasingly conflictive situation brewing in the province of Espinar where Glencore owns the key Tintaya mining complex as well as its extension at Antapaccay. Local communities have taken issue with Glencore over the latter’s refusal...

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