"Peru: Three Die in Clashes Over Conga Gold Mine Project"

"Clashes in northern Peru between police and demonstrators opposing a multi-million dollar gold mining project have left at least three people dead."

"Hundreds of people attacked government buildings in the town of Celendin, prompting the authorities to declare a state of emergency in the region.

Protesters say the Conga project, financed by US-based company Newmont, will destroy water supplies.

Newmont called a temporary halt to work late last year after similar protests."

BBC News had the story July 4, 2012.
 

Source: BBC, 07/04/2012