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Nicaragua_Colonial_History_Repeats_Itself_on_the_Atlantic_Coast_of_Central_America.pdf

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Indigenous peoples along the Rio Coco that splits the countries of Honduras and Nicaragua have been subjugated to unequal land and resource agreements. Because of the Sandinista government and the Nicaraguan civil war, indigenous peoples in the area…

Amazanga_A_Scientific_Research_Institute_in_the_Ecuadorian_Amazon.pdf
In 1992, as a response to negotiations with oil companies attempting to expand their operations into the Pastaza region, the AMAZANGA institute was formed. Since then, it has been on the forefront of new attempts to incorporate and protect…

Peruvian_State_Targets_Abandoned_Lands_of_Ashaninka.pdf
Asháninka communities in the Selva Central region of Peru have been forced to leave their lands due to guerilla violence. Mino Eusebio Castro, vice-president of the Inter-Ethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Rain Forest talks about…

Island_of_Chiloe_Chile_Huilliches_Fight_Lumber_Company_to_Save_Their_Forests.pdf
Lumber companies threaten the ecological balance of Chiloé and the lives of the Huilliche communities. Golden Spring, a multinational company, and others expect to exploit around 180,000 hectares of Chiloé's forests.

Chile_Upper_Biobio_Hydroelectric_Power_Plant_Threatens_Environment_and_Pehuenche_Communities.pdf
Construction of the Ralco power plant on the Upper Biobío river in Chile threatens to topple the river's fragile ecology and cut off vital access to water for nearby Pehuenche communities. A campaign to stop the project is underway, but faces…

Brazil_Macuxi_People_Oppose_Building_of_Dam.pdf
The Brazilian government wants to put a dam along the Contingo River in Raposa/Serra do Sol. This measure has been opposed by Macuxi people but the Brazilian government has met the resistance with force.
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