Conga Conflict

Reporting on the conflict between the mega mining project Conga and the people of Cajamarca, Peru

Latest News: The Conga project will not be revalued by Newmont until 2015


The Conga project will not be revalued by Newmont until 2015 Published in Gestion on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 The chief executive of North American mining company, Gary Glodberg, announced … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

URGENT: INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SUPPORT


International call, imposition of Conga mining project by blood and by fire (see original call in spanish on Celendin Libre here) Last Friday, 20th September, workers and security guards of … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Guardians of the Lagoons reinstalled camp near Conga


The following report appeared on the website Cajamarca Reporteros on 23rd September 2013. Guardians of the Lagoons reinstalled camp near Conga The event brought together regional president Gregorio Santos, Congressman … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Peru officials look to restart controversial mining projects


The following article appeared in the Los Angeles Times on 21st September 2013. What it doesn`t mention is that, contrary to the government`s announcement the the Conga project is suspended, … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Upside Down World Publishes article on Conga and Chadin II


Upside Down World is an online magazine covering activism and politics in Latin America. Founded in 2003,  it is made up of work from writers, activists, artists and regular citizens from … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Conga brought to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations


PLATAFORMA INTERINSTITUCIONAL CELENDINA BRINGS THE CASE OF CONGA TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL OF THE UNITED NATIONS The secretary general of the Plataforma Interinstitucional Celendina (PIC), Milton Sanchez Cubas, traveled … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

El Marañón -the environment, communities and rivers be dammed


Peru: El Marañón -the environment, communities and rivers be dammed Published on: Thu Sep 5, 2013 Author: Luis Manuel Claps Source: LAB A number of organisations held a meeting mid-August in Celendín, … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Strike Suppressed


In Cajamarca an indefinite strike was launched on 29th August against the mining companies Tantahuatay, Coimolache – Gold Fields, La Zanja and Conga.  The three provinces of San Miguel, Santa … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

YANACOCHA AND THE FARCE OF ARTIFICIAL RESERVOIRS


YANACOCHA AND THE FARCE OF ARTIFICIAL RESERVOIRS By . Eng. Secundino SILVA URQUIA ( * ) Let`s consider what the propaganda of Yanacocha SRL says of its artificial reservoirs : … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment