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Peru: Espinar Mayor Accused of Inciting Anti-Mining Protests Held in "Preventative" Detention
Environment  (tags: Tinaya mine, Xstrata. peru, mining, ecosystems, destruction, environment, wildlife, habitatdestruction, nature, endangered, conservation, corporate, corruption, SustainableDevelopment, pollution )

- 2207 days ago -
Peruvian judge ordered a mayor accused of inciting anti-mining protests be held in "preventative" detention for 5 months.Two people died & dozens were injured in Monday's protests in Espinar against expansion of a copper mine run by Swiss company Xstrata.

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