The only thing that lands at the airport of Andoas, since 10 days, are the dreams of the elderly, young people, mothers, fathers, finally, hundreds of Quechua people from Pastaza region, who have regained the territory seized by the state and the oil companies.
‘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.
Saweto's daughter, from Peru, persists in her fight for justice
October 20, 2020
Diana Ríos Rengifo took on the defense of the Peruvian Amazon after the murder of her father, a well-known Asheninka leader in the fight against illegal loggers. The trees in Saweto, a community located near the Peruvian border with Brazil, are highly coveted on the market and are threatened by indiscriminate logging.
Ollanta Humala about Lot 192: community claims are legitimate
September 22, 2015
The Peruvian president said that the claims of native communities in the basin of the Tigre, Pastaza and Corrientes rivers, which require prior consultation before the exploitation of Lot 192, are “legitimate”.