Latest Peruvian government Stories

2014-05-13 20:22:08

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Lima First Constitutional Court rendered its ruling regarding the action brought by the Company against the Peruvian government on July 13, 2011, challenging the constitutionality of the Supreme Decree N° 032-2011-EM, which rescinded the Company's rights to operate on its Santa Ana mineral concessions. The decision states unequivocally and...

2014-02-07 08:21:49

VANCOUVER, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") announces that it delivered to the Peruvian Minister of Economy and Finance, on February 6, 2014, a Notice of Intent to Submit a Claim to Arbitration ("Notice of Intent"), under the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Peru ("Canada-Peru FTA"). The dispute arises out of the enactment by the Peruvian government on June 25, 2011, of Supreme Decree 032 rescinding the...

Peru Now Investigating Mass Pelican Die-Off
2012-04-30 11:33:02

After recent news of massive dolphin deaths, authorities are now investigating why more than 500 pelicans and other birds have been found dead on the northern coast. A clear connection between the two occurrences has yet to be determined, however. According to BBC News, the Peruvian government has said it is “deeply worried” about these deaths, noting many of these birds appear to have died over the past few days. In addition to finding other seabirds, known as...

2011-07-13 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSXV: BCM) (BVL: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") reports that it has filed an application for a Constitutional injunction in Peru, known as an Amparo, against the Peruvian Government. The objective of the legal actions are to seek injunctive relief against the cancellation of the Company's rights to its Santa Ana mineral concessions until a court determines whether the Peruvian Government violated the Company's...

2011-05-24 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM / BVL: BCM) ("Bear Creek" or the "Company") announces that the Peruvian government has issued a decree setting up a 180 day Multi-Sectorial Commission comprised of ministers and elected local officials to study and propose appropriate action in respect to mining activities within the provinces of Yunguyo and Chucuito while the Peruvian government resolves certain protests occurring in the Puno region. The...

2011-01-03 18:07:00

LA OROYA, Peru, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peruvian Government's Ministry of Energy and Mines continued refusal to fulfill its contractual commitments, which include among others to remediate La Oroya, could make it impossible for Doe Run Peru to resume operations, ending the array of company-sponsored social and environmental programs that are having a positive impact on the local community. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2009-05-19 05:00:00

LIMA, Peru, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peruvian government Saturday authorized the intervention of armed forces in the Amazon to crack down on growing indigenous protests against new decrees aimed at facilitating the entry of oil, mining, logging and agricultural companies into indigenous lands without prior consultation or consent. On Monday, sustained protests led the state oil company, Petroperu, to shut down its main oil pipeline. This shutdown comes after a month of protests...

2008-09-03 09:30:00

By Alvaro Vargas Llosa Little international attention has been paid to the recent conflict between the Peruvian government and thousands of indigenous people in the oil-rich Amazon region over President Alan Garcia's attempt to make it easier for tribal communities to sell their land. The issue contains lessons for the entire continent -- in which the tension between modernity and tradition is a recurring source of strife. In May and June of this year, the Peruvian government passed two...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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