The door is opened for an even harder line against those protesting a $4.8B gold and copper mine...


The door is opened for an even harder line against those protesting a $4.8B gold and copper mine to be opened by Newmont (NEM) and Buenaventura (BVN) in Peru after Salomon Lerner - arguably the 2nd most powerful man in government - resigns. President Humala - who would have sided with the protesters a few years back - this week ordered the military to step in against the demonstrators.

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  • cynic2011
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    The correct symbol for Newmont Mining is NEM. Sheesh.
    11 Dec 2011, 09:53 AM Reply Like
  • pokalolo
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    Why I always warn miners are not the same as buying real PMs.
    Law suits an gov takeovers too. Not just indigenous peoples !

     

    Dr Ferguson's 6 part series is worth a look. While it's still available.
    Watch the first show an you'll understand why LA indigenous peoples don't want mining !

     

    http://bit.ly/v54F5E
    11 Dec 2011, 11:13 AM Reply Like
  • Wyatt Junker
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    A miner's tax should only be allowed if the bureaucrat who wants it is willing to pick up their shovel with the people in the ditch.
    11 Dec 2011, 12:03 PM Reply Like
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