Peruvian President announces end of protest against mining company Las Bambas

Farming communities near Las Bambas went on strike to oreversef a decision that had declared the communities' roads national highways, giving the green light for use by heavy mining vehicles.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of Peru, Pedro Castillo, announced Monday that the inhabitants of Chumbivilcas in the Cusco region lifted the protest measure that was active for eleven days against the Chinese mining company MMG Las Bambas, in the southeast of the country.

"Today, thanks to the dialogue between the premier, Guido Bellido, and our sisters and brothers from Cuzco, the 11-day strike in Chumbivilcas was lifted," Castillo informed through his Twitter account.

The President added that "together with the people, our Government renews its commitment to creating peaceful solutions to social conflicts. Let's unite for . . .

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