Sebastian Castañeda

Photographer
No water, No life
Location: Peru
Nationality: Peruvian
Biography: Sebastian Castaneda was born in Lima in 1970. He graduated from law school at the University of Lima in 1999, and since 2002, is dedicated to photography. Working as a photojournalist in El Comercio to 2014. Sebastian has done assignments... read on
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No water, No life
Credits: sebastian castañeda
Date of Work: 03/01/12 - Ongoing
Updated: 12/27/19
Water for human consumption in the province of Espinar "according to a study carried out by DIRESA Cusco through the Canas, Canchis and Espinar Health Services Network between 2016 - 2018 at the Drinking Water Treatment Plant for Virgin human consumption Chapi of the Yauri district of Espinar province, determined that the presence of toxic metals such as aluminum, arsenic, iron and manganese was found that exceed the parameters allowed in the water currently consumed by Espinar. Pollution caused by the Swiss mining company Glencore in the Tintaya-Antapaccay mining complex and the lack of prior consultation due to the expansion of the mining complex. In 2012 there were protests in that same place against the Swiss mining company Xtrata for the same reason, as a result of the protests in 2012, 3 villagers were killed and 15 were injured, also 30 police officers were injured. It's been 7 years and the situation is worse. Glencore is not responsible for anything regarding pollution, claiming that it is a highly mineralized mountain area.
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