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Quellaveco’s reserves have only been defined to a depth of 400m but drill samples suggest mineralisation could extend to 1,000m, according to Anglo American. Photograph: iStock

Anglo American’s $5 billion copper project in Peru has the potential to be a “generational” asset with enough reserves to supply a century of producti(...)

Police guard streets near the Peruvian Congress, in Lima, after the dissolution of Congress. Photograph: EPA

Peru’s vice-president renounced her claim to the presidency on Tuesday in a surprise twist to a constitutional crisis, dealing a fresh blow to a rebel(...)

Mark Moriarty, Majken Bech Bailey and Jordan Bailey

Ever wondered what makes really talented people, who could be doing a million other things with their lives, endure insanely long working hours, alway(...)

View of a burnt area of forest in Altamira, Para state, Brazil, on August 27th. Photograph:  Joao Laet/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that South American countries would meet to determine a common policy in defence of the Amazon r(...)

A burning tract of Amazon jungle is seen as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers in Porto Velho, Brazil . Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Six states in Brazil’s Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an (...)

A tract of Amazon jungle burning as it is cleared by loggers and farmers in Iranduba, Amazonas state, Brazil August 20th, 2019. Photograph: Bruno Kelly/Reuters

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil’s space research centre INPE(...)

EM Reapy: good at writing interesting, believable predicaments

There’s a touch of the difficult second album syndrome to EM Reapy’s Skin. Her debut, Red Dirt, was a gripping, beautifully written novel that charted(...)

A chavist supporter holds a sign that reads “Out of Venezuela. Trump will not pass” during the “march for the peace and unity of the peoples” on July 27th in Caracas. Photograph: Rayner Pena/EPA

US president Donald Trump has announced a near total economic embargo on Venezuela in an effort to force president Nicolás Maduro out of office. Mr T(...)

A police officer patrols the perimeter of the Altamira prison in Pará state, where 58 people were killed in a fight between rival gangs.  Photograph:  Bruno Santos/AFP/Getty Images

After the flames were extinguished and guards regained a semblance of control over the prison in northern Brazil where a gang fight left 58 dead, offi(...)

Angus McCoss, Tullow’s exploration director, was bullish when speaking to The Irish Times about prospects in Peru

There was little in the way of big surprises in the latest numbers served up by Tullow Oil this week. With the company having flagged the results ah(...)

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