publication . Article . 2010

Intoxication by mining revenues. San Marcos district politics after twelve years of Antamina’s presence

Guillermo Salas;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Dec 2010 Journal: Anthropologica (issn: 0254-9212, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Abstract
This paper describes and analyses the changes in local politicstaken place in the district of San Marcos (Huari, Ancash) associatedwith the arrival of the Canon Minero – a fraction of taxes paid byAntamina mining company to the Peruvian State. Canon Minero hasincreased sudden and spectacularly the municipality’s funds so muchthat currently San Marcos in «ones of the Peruvian richest districts».The paper pays attention to the municipal elections of 2006 and theimplementation of the Plan Piloto de Mantenimiento de la InfraestructuraPública, a program of temporary work for all San Marcos’citizens. The latter was key for launching a novel alliance betweenthe municip...
Subjects
free text keywords: Minería, Canon minero, Política local, Sociedad rural, Élites locales, Clientelismo, Antamina, San Marcos-Huari-Ancash., Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, G, Anthropology, GN1-890
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publication . Article . 2010

Intoxication by mining revenues. San Marcos district politics after twelve years of Antamina’s presence

Guillermo Salas;