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Peru's opposition wants PM to quit over mine protest deaths

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Peru's opposition wants PM to quit over mine protest deaths

Peru's opposition wants PM to quit over mine protest deaths
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Peru’s opposition wants Prime Minister Oscar Valdes to quit after five people died when police broke up a protest at a planned gold mine in the northern highlands of Cajamarca.

Locals have been demonstrating over the past eight months over the five billion dollar project amid concerns over pollution.