21 Sep '11, 4pm

Indigenous people blockade river against 'murderous' oil company

Indigenous people blockade river against 'murderous' oil company

Peru president signs indigenous rights act into law (09/07/2011) Peru's new president, Ollanta Humala, has signed into law a measure requiring that indigenous groups are consulted prior to any mining, logging, or oil and gas projects on their land. If properly enforced, the new legislation will give indigenous people free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) over such industrial projects, though the new law does not go so far as to allow local communities a veto over projects. Still, the law puts Peru in line with the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention of 1989, which the South American nation ratified nearly two decades ago. Oil company hires indigenous people to clean up its Amazon spill with rags and buckets (07/13/2011) On Sunday morning children swimming in the Mashiria River in the Peruvian Amazon noticed oil floating on the water. A pipeline owned by Maple Energy...

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