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LatinNews Regional Monitor: Andean Group - 19 July 2019

From LatinNews Daily
On 18 July, Colombia’s constitutional court (CC) upheld its ruling banning the aerial spraying of the herbicide glyphosate to eradicate illegal coca plantations but said that it is up to the national narcotics council (CNE) to determine if this can be resumed under certain circumstances...
* The Chinese-owned mining firm Ecuacorriente has begun production at its large-scale mining project at the El Mirador copper mine, located in the Tundayme parish, Zamora Chinchipe province, near the Peruvian border...
From Latin American Weekly Report
Colombia’s President Iván Duque is in a quandary...
Talks between representatives of the de facto government led by Nicolás Maduro and opposition figurehead Juan Guaidó resumed in Barbados this week...
Five years after the last deadly protest against the ‘Tía María’ copper mining project [WR-15-19], the local population in the province of Islay in Peru’s south-eastern region of Arequipa is once again up in arms...
The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) conducted a visit to Colombia on 13 July to monitor the implementation of the country’s peace accord...

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