Latin America Gold http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20384/all en Is Peru going authoritarian? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/120613/ollanta-humala-mining-conga-xstrata <p>LIMA &mdash; On the campaign trail, Ollanta Humala vowed that as president he would protect rural communities from mining and oil companies that wanted to dig and drill on their lands. The leftist candidate even pushed for a recall of then President Alan Garcia, blaming him for enabling deadly clashes between police and protesters. But now that Humala is president, some of his onetime allies are accusing him of authoritarianism and betrayal as his government fights to keep a lid on a wave of angry anti-mining protests.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/120613/ollanta-humala-mining-conga-xstrata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Latin America Gold World Leaders Peru Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:14:00 +0000 Simeon Tegel 5707848 at http://www.globalpost.com Peru's gold miners are killing the Amazon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/131028/peruvian-gold-mining-amazon-rainforest-deforestation-climate <p>LIMA &mdash; The ravaging of the Peruvian Amazon by a wave of illegal gold mining is twice as bad as researchers had thought.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/peru/131028/peruvian-gold-mining-amazon-rainforest-deforestation-climate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Warming Latin America Gold Need to Know Green Peru Emerging Markets Wildlife News Culture & Lifestyle Mon, 28 Oct 2013 19:09:00 +0000 Simeon Tegel 5973206 at http://www.globalpost.com