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Anti-mining Politician Freed from Jail in Peru Slams Government

A fiery anti-mining activist and former governor of a gold-rich region in Peru who was freed from jail on Wednesday accused the government of locking him up for two years in order to keep him from power. Gregorio Santos welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to annul an extension of his stay in "preventive" prison, which prosecutors probing him for corruption said was needed to keep him from fleeing Peru or obstructing their work. Santos, who has no past convictions, never...

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