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14 Nov 2019 | 01:11 PM UTC

Peru: Miners block roads in the Yauli province November 13

Peru News Alert

Miners block roads in protest in Yauli province on November 13; transportation disruptions expected to continue

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/15/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Lima). COUNTRY/REGION Yauli Province


Miners in protest have closed the Central Highway in the Morococha district (Yauli province) on Wednesday, November 13, to denounce recent acquisition that will cut jobs. An estimated 100 miners participated in the action, closing the road from 09:00 to 12:00 (local time) and again from 14:00 to 17:00. The road was also closed overnight and is expected to be blocked again on Thursday, November 14.

Similar roadblocks may persist for several days. Associated transportation disruptions are expected to continue.


Individuals in the Yauli province are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.


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