Operations at the Santa Ana mine in Peru, owned by Canada-based Bear Creek Mining, have been cancelled after violence erupted at the mine on Friday, CNN reported: Following the deaths of five protesters in clashes with police Friday, the Peruvian government agreed to put an end to a private mining project in the southern department of Puno.
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Shares of junior Canadian miners Bear Creek Mining (BCM.V: Quote) and Rio Alto Mining (RIO.V: Quote) fell on Monday, following anti-mining protests in southeastern Peru, just days ahead of a presidential run-off election. Aboriginal protesters […]
Never mind the correction in the price of silver, says Silver Strategies Editor Sean Rakhimov; better things are ahead. "It may be volatile; it may be steep; but it should be short-lived," he says, adding that he expects silver to rise well above its 2010 high at some point in 2011. Some of that price support could come from governments entering the silver market. Find out all the reasons for this and read about some of Sean's favorite silver plays in this exclusive interview with The Gold Report.