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martes, 7 de febrero de 2012

STEP UP FOR WATER AND WAS YESTERDAY FOR MOBILIZATION CHIMBOTE





STEP UP FOR WATER AND WAS YESTERDAY FOR MOBILIZATION CHIMBOTE

Monday February 6, 2012 1:49

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Farmers, fishermen, and environmentalists joined the march of sacrifice for the water made by the delegation of Cajamarca against the project "CONGA"

More than 500 people arrived on foot at Rio Santa from Cajamarca and other cities in the north to meet with a delegation of Chimbote, including farmers, fishermen and environmentalists, waiting for the start of the march for Water and Life.

By joining all civil society groups rejected the intervention mining in the headwaters of the basin and the State asked the strict protection of natural resources, especially water, charged protesters with banners and posters in hand staged a sit-in Bridge Santa, there the father of one of the missing Santa, Jorge Cardoso Noriega, threw a flower arrangement to the river and took the microphone to ask the President, Ollanta Humala Tasso, that his government fulfills its offer of campaign, which was the defense of nature reserves.

"The formal and informal mining are polluting the waters, and the life of Peruvians are at risk, in the case of the valley of Santa we perjudicándonos because river water product comes with heavy metals from mining effluents resulting in the headers and no one controls it, I wonder, what do we need to receive both canon Ancash if we are killing ourselves with pollution? "said Jorge Noriega.
for his part, Marco Arana Zegarra Ppadre, national coordinator of the march, said they have scheduled to arrive in Lima on February 10 to hold meetings with various organizations in defense of water resources also reiterated as in every city that visit to "Conga no go", and will not allow the development of this project.

"We do not care how far we have come but we reject the mining because it damages the water and harms the entire crop and livestock production in Cajamarca. We will not give our arm twisted "said the protesters Cajamarca.
It should be noted that the march by the State Water seeks ban mining in the headwaters, the use of cyanide and mercury, the right to consultation and the defense of 036, Cajamarca regional ordinance declaring the execution unfeasible Conga project.

In the afternoon, demonstrators marched on Nuevo Chimbote Chimbote, today are scheduled to be in Casma and Huarmey and February 10 in Lima.


http://www.diariodechimbote.com/portada/noticias-locales/56143-marcha-por-el-agua-paso-ayer-por-chimbote-y-hubo-movilizacion

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