Video reveals situation of indigenous women in the Peruvian Amazon and their proposals in the regions of San Martin, Ucayali and Central Forest.
Peru: More budget to expand intervention against wildlife rabies in Loreto
The current budget of the regional government of Loreto is not enough to expand and strengthen preventive action against wildlife rabies in the province of Datem del Marañón, said Deputy Minister of Public Health, Percy Minaya.
Indigenous organizations and NGOs warn of threat of deforestation for oil palm
They warn with a statement of the fierce advance of deforestation for oil palm, and they claim that Peru’s government institutions are not fulfilling their duties of control and supervision..
Kichwa indigenous children die by “Black Hepatitis” in Alto Napo, Peru
After 48 hours of agony, 4 and 5-year-old Kichwa indigenous children die due to a rare disease characterized by fever, black vomiting and dehydration.
Peru: An “epidemic” of mercury poisoning ravaging the Nahua indigenous
Much of the Nahua people have been affected by mercury poisoning, which causes anemia and acute kidney problems.
AIDESEP expresses its condolences on death of Achuar indigenous in Peru
The Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rainforest (AIDESEP), in a statement, expressed its regret and indignation with governments for the deaths of 13 indigenous infected by bovine rabies.