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Radioactive Waste Buried in Brazilian Amazon

Volume 7, nos. 3-4

Radioactive Waste Buried in Brazilian Amazon

Paranapanema Mining Co. has buried five thousand tones of radioactive waste in the Pitinga River Amazon area without consequences from the state governments or FUNAI.

Ghosts of Cerro Colorado Mining Project Continue to Haunt the Ngobe-Bugle

Volume 11, no. 1

Ghosts of Cerro Colorado Mining Project Continue to Haunt the Ngobe-Bugle

The Panamanian government has signed a contract with a mining company which will lead to an exploitation off Cerro Colorado, significantly harming the large Indigenous population. Toxins from mining is likely to do much harm, and mining itself is a serious threat to the Noble-Bugle peoples way of life.

United Nations Investigates Human Rights Abuses Against Indigenous Peoples in the United States

Volume 11, no. 1

United Nations Investigates Human Rights Abuses Against Indigenous Peoples in the United States

Delegates from the United Nations met to discuss the United States violation of the right of freedom of religion reguarding the Navajo and the Soverign Dineh Nation of Big Mountian.

Interview with Dr Leticia Dianna Viteri Gualinga

Volume 11, no. 1

Interview with Dr Leticia Dianna Viteri Gualinga

Interview with a Quichua from Ecuador, who works in the health field. Discusses exploitation of natural resources, and the negative social and health implications of continued exploitation.

Exploitation