Peru anti-mining protests escalate during state of emergency

Associated Press: A civilian was killed and a prominent anti-mining activist arrested in protests on Wednesday against Peru's biggest gold mining project, further inflaming tensions after the government declared a state of emergency. Peru's prime minister, Oscar Valdés, announced the civilian's death at a news conference in Lima but did not provide further details. It was the fourth protest-related death in two days. Marco Arana, a former Roman Catholic priest, was arrested hours earlier in Cajamarca, one of......

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