Peru: Indigenous Protests Of Oil Company Yield Accord In Peru’s Amazon
Darrin Mortenson, 2012
After threatening to seize several of the company's Amazon oil wells unless officials sat down to talks, Achuar indigenous communities on the Corrientes River won major concessions from Argentinian driller PlusPetrol this week, including a commitment to finally clean up the oil-sodden lake and tributary of Atiliano near the communities of Pucacuro and Pavayacu.
The company may also...
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