28 March 2012

PERU : 29 March UPDATE : 1 Dead, 17 Injured In Sechura Pipeline Protest; Humala Announces $3 Billion Nat Gas Pipeline To South.


      Police reported one death and 17 injuries...including 6 officers...after fishermen clashed with them in northern Sechura...throwing rocks and blocking a bridge.
      Some 600 protesters also stormed a police station...forcing officers to flee.
      The demonstrators are protesting a proposed nat gas pipeline.

NEW!!  Prez. Humala says work on the long delayed...1,000 km/620 mile Camisea pipeline... will begin soon.
      It will cost $3billion...and deliver nat gas to southern petrochemical plants