Residents of Sani Isla have built up an arsenal of weapons to fend off Petroamazonas, in a confrontation which did not take place as expected
The Guardian: Ecuadorian tribe gets reprieve from oil intrusion
‘Defending the jungle is defending community life,‘ says leader from Ecuadorian Amazon
October 22, 2020
Rosa Aranda faces two miseries. One in her own body: she was infected by Covid-19. The other is the historical pollution generated by the oil industry, which threatens the territory in which she lives, Piwiri, in the Ecuadorian Amazon forest.
Pluspetrol is fined with $11 million for failing to meet environmental remediation in Pacaya Samiria
January 16, 2013
Peru fined nearly $ 11 million to PluspetrolNorte for failing to meet environmental remediation activities in the Yanayacu deposit, within the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
‘Do I deserve to die for speaking on behalf of a people?’
October 28, 2020
Eronilde Fermin is the chief of the Omágua Kambeba in São Paulo de Olivença, in the Brazilian Amazon. The following is an account of the struggle of unequal forces she faces when trying to guarantee indigenous education, medical care during the pandemic, and protection against invaders.