May 14 2015 - Since 2009, demonstrators have opposed Southern Copper Corp’s project to exploit the hills surrounding the Cocachacra province. In just over 6 weeks, at least 3 people have died and hundreds have been wounded as protests turned violent. Protesters are mainly farmers from neighbouring regions who say the mining project, named Tia Maria, will contaminate their land and water. [video]/[video]
A U.S. Army soldier assigned to Bravo Company, Division Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, checks his M240B machine gun at a compound in the Kohi Safi district of Parwan province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 6, 2009.
AFGHANISTAN. Nangarhar Province. Jalalabad. August 6, 2013. An injured Afghan boy with blood on his face walks at the site of bomb explosion. A remote control bomb went off in Jalalabad city, killing one person and injuring three others, provincial officials said.