Peru: Amazon Road Could Cut Uncontacted Tribes’ Land In Half
Peru’s Congress is about to approve a highly controversial road that will slash in half the territory of at least two uncontacted tribes.
Congressmen are considering a law that could declare the project a ‘public necessity’, and consequently bypass huge indigenous opposition.
The proposed road will run across the southeast of Peru’s Amazon from Puerto Esperanza in the Purus region near Brazil, to...
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