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The likely election of Pedro Castillo Peru’s president looks like more bad news for miners in Latin America. As our Americas editor Paul Harris writes in his cover feature on Castillo in the latest issue of Mining Journal, the populist politician has drawn support via anti-mining, anti-capitalist rhetoric.

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Optimists point to the experience under former left-wing president Ollanta Humala, whose election in 2011 triggered an 11% drop in the stock market.