Priest Speaks Out Against Newmont's Yanococha Gold Mine

18.06.2004

+++ Priest Speaks Out Against Newmont's Yanococha Gold Mine +++

Marco Arana, a parish priest and a Cajamarca resident, provides a first hand account of the suffering that his community has endured because of the Yanococha gold mine, in which Newmont Mining Corp. owns a majority stake. Arana discusses how the residents living near the mine have endured terrible health problems, polluted water, and lost livelihoods.

Source: Speakout: Denver's Newmont trying to duck its responsibilities in Peru, Marco Arana, Rocky Mountain News, 06/05/04: http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/opinion/article/0,1299,DRMN_38_2939696,00.html