Weekly Report - 17 April 2019 (WR-19-15)

PERU: Challenges ahead for new prime minister

Peru’s prime minister Salvador del Solar led a delegation of cabinet ministers on 11 April to hold talks with the Fuerabamba community group over the open pit copper mine Las Bambas in the southern-central region of Apurímac. The community group agreed to unblock the access route to Las Bambas, while the government announced the withdrawal of the military and police sent to the area to impose a state of emergency. But a first technical meeting to thrash out the dialogue agenda on 16 April did not go according to plan. Del Solar’s difficulties were compounded by the resignations of two of his ministers a week after he and his cabinet won a vote of confidence in congress.

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