Five have died with dozens more injured following two days of protests in Peru over Newmont...

|About: Newmont Mining Corporation ... (NEM)|By:, SA News Editor

Five have died with dozens more injured following two days of protests in Peru over Newmont Mining's (NEM -1.1%) proposed $5B Conga gold mine has gone too far. Protesters are angry that the government gave NEM permission a week ago to proceed with construction of the project after the miner agreed to comply with a more stringent environmental mitigation plan.