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Analysis

Tia Maria mine: troubles spill out across Peruvian mining sector

Tensions over mining operations in Peru have once again flared up over the government's decision to green-light Southern Copper's plans for the Tia Maria mine. The return of violent clashes to the area between locals and police, which has resulted in four fatalities so far, threatens to put Peru's economy under threat. Adam Leach looks at the troubles and what they might mean for the world's largest silver producer.

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