As part of a free trade agreement with the US, the native people of peru have lost the rights to their lands so oil companies can explore for more oil. It is basically a death sentence for these people. The country of Peru has altered it's constitution and drafted laws stripping away the rights of their idigenous population.
Much is said of climate change and environmentalism, but corporate sponsored genocide is just as much a part of this equation. There is a price to be paid in blood by the modern world's addiction to oil.
See more Here , and read about a recent massacre.
Contact the Peruvian Embassy at:
Address:1700 Massachusetts Ave., N.WWashington D.C. 20036
Telephone: (202) 833-9860 to 9869Fax: (202) 659-8124
Been Away Far Too Long...
6 years ago