Yep - the agitators in Northern Peru are using any excuse to shut down miners and exploration.  Recently the local and federal government have taken steps to ensure grievences are met and excuses are at a minimum for justifying confrontational protests.  


You can spend a lot of time reading the Candente Copper (DNT,TO) message board for the history of who these people are and what they alledgedly want vs. what the sanctioned proceedures are for going forward with Candente's drill program.  

In the last month, local committees and, water and mine ministries, have held meetings in the communities and are visibly taking steps to ensure they are involved - also police are assigned to ensure 'the laws' are enforced.


The militant agitators and bussed in protestors have devastated the stock price..