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The message in mining is ‘all systems go’

The resumption of mining is happening at great speed, despite the continuing statistics on new cases of the Covid-19 virus. According to industry sources quoted by Reuters, the plan is that the sector will be back to at least 80% of capacity by the end of June and...

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Coronavirus: is the worst behind us?

This was the week when Peru crossed a psychologically significant frontier as the number of cases of Covid-19 rose above the 200,000 mark. As of Friday, 12 June, the figure stood at 220,749. Meanwhile the death toll continued to rise, passing the 6,000 mark to 6,308....

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World Bank estimates the economic cost of Covid-19

Of all the countries of Latin America, Peru will be one of the hardest hit this year, according to figures published last week by the World Bank. The Bank predicts that GDP in Peru will contract by 12%. After Peru in this ranking comes Brazil (-8%), Mexico (-7.5%),...

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