After disagreements, the chief Mapu also said that the former councilor Allison Lima wanted to keep indigenous’ money and appointed him as the author of death threats, but the political denies.
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.
November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
July 31, 2014
On June 29 last an isolated indigenous people made first contact with Ashaninka indigenous ethnic and Funai servers in the state of Acre, Brazil’s border with Peru.