Rough seas force port closures in Peru
LIMA May 2 (Reuters) - Peru, the world's third biggest copper producer, closed its main port, Callao, and dozens of others because of rough seas, a local newspaper reported Saturday.
The ports will likely remain closed through Monday, when a storm in the South Pacific is expected to have moved north, La Republica said, citing the Navy.
The closure threatens to delay mineral shipments in Peru, a supplier of zinc, gold and silver.
Navy and port officials could not be reached for comment outside of regular working hours. (Reporting By Mitra Taj; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)
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