Miners Continue their Protest


Certain sectors of workers from the Yanacocha mine, near Cajamarca, continue their strike which has now entered its third day. Two miners were recently arrested during a recent encounter with police. A spokesperson for the miners stated that the miners were provoked by the police. The spokesperson also stated that they strike would persist until the workers received additional benefits, which the mine has denied. They are also calling on assistance from their Congressional representatives to intervene on their behalf.