Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison

FILE PHOTO: Walter Aduviri, governor-elect of the Puno region in southern Peru, talks during an interview in Lima, Peru November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Aquino

LIMA (Reuters) – A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project. Walter Aduviri, 39, the governor of Puno and an indigenous Aymara leader, was found guilty in […]

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