In addition to the environmental impact of oil spills in the Peruvian Amazon, indigenous women of the same areas remain poor, isolated, and exposed to diseases and domestic violence.
June 28, 2016
Workers trying to clean up the oil spill of June 25 in Loreto lacked the equipment to clean up safely. The oil spill threatens the vulnerable community of Barranca which lacks safe drinking water and electricity.
June 27, 2016
A new oil spill raised fears of a deterioration water pollution and fish on which depend indigenous peoples and coastal communities.
February 24, 2016
Indigenous federations express their sorrow and solidarity to indigenous people affected by oil spills in Chiriaco (Amazonas) and Mayuriaga in Morona (Loreto), both in indigenous ancestral lands.