Peru's government declared a state of emergency last night in southern Peru after deadly...

|By:, SA News Editor

Peru's government declared a state of emergency last night in southern Peru after deadly protests opposing Xstrata's (XSRAF.PK +5.2%) Tintaya copper mine. Anti-mining activists have recently halted investments in several planned mines, such as Southern Copper's (SCCO +2.1%) Tia Maria project and Newmont Mining's (NEM -1.9%) Minas Conga project.