Compañia de Minas Buenaventura, Peru’s largest publicly traded precious metals mining company, reported that its Uchucchacua mine has resumed operations. A task force, “mesa de trabajo,” was established on November 3 by the Office of Social Affairs of the Ministry of Energy and Mines with the participation of other public offices, including representatives from the Prime Minister’s office, to end the conflict and resume negotiations with the Oyon community. It removed the roadblock, which was preventing Buenaventura’s team from entering the Uchucchacua mine site. Normal operations at Uchucchacua resumed on November 4.

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