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Peru president in protest warning

Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 01:29

June 26 - Peru's outgoing president warns of 'dark political interests' in the face of protests against mining and energy projects in the south. Paul Chapman reports.

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Police we've seen -- Peruvian protestors demanding an end to mining in the southern region of who wrote in a clash that was to prove identity. The scenes were captured on Friday as the protestors tried to seize control of the commercial. -- and hospital reports suggest at least two people were killed and a dozen wounded. Peru's outgoing president Alan Garcia is appealing for calm and accused the protestors trying to grab a slice of power in the new government. Our GAO's portals that this is partly because. There are -- political interest here that are demanding power or that believed that moment has arrived to take over apportion power. In the change of government. Trying to do. Ease pressure -- next government totally undone mama. By issuing threats and forcefully demonstrating. The estimate puts. About 5000 mostly -- Indians had descended on -- more than a month. To to mount the ratification of old mining company concessions ostensibly over the risk of pollution. Peru's economy is one of the world's fastest growing the -- -- of its people a stint in poverty. Being coming president campaigned on promises to end the two conflicts that paint port towns against mining and -- companies. Apple Chapman --

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Peru president in protest warning

Sunday, June 26, 2011 - 01:29