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· June, 2011

Stories about Indigenous from June, 2011

Peru: Peace Restored in Puno Following Agreements

Through the enforcement of recent statutes put in place by the executive, little by little peace is being restored in the Puno region after recent conflict and social unrest (both...

Brazil: Despite Protests, Government Insists on Belo Monte Dam

There are recent developments in the controversy regarding Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant and its dams, the world's third largest project in terms of energy capacity, which is to be built...

Libya: Photographs from Rich, Vibrant and Historic Times

British-Libyan surgeon and humanitarian who writes under the pen name Amal Al-Leebi went nostalgic and published some old pictures from previous visits to Libya on his Twitter account, @libyansrevolt to...

Honduras: Dam Project on UNESCO World Heritage in Danger Site Gets Little English Media Attention

Peru: Residents of Puno Resume Protests

Once again the inhabitants of the Puno region have taken to the streets in protests, this time against the contamination caused by the mining of minerals. Six people died as...

Taiwan: Saving Siraya

Panama: The Indigenous Ngobe-Bugle’s Struggle to Defend the Rio Tabasara

Taiwan: Looking forward to “Seediq Bale”

Chile: Mapuche Demand Compensation for Flooding Caused by Hydroelectric Dam

Argentina: Quilmes Indigenous Community Faces Another Eviction Attempt

Peru: Protesters in Puno Demand Cancellation of Inambari Hydroelectric Project

Peru: Aymara Indigenous People Announce Resumption of Protests in Puno

After a temporary truce to allow for presidential elections to take place in the Puno region, the Aymara Indians in said region have announced that they will resume their strike...

Panama: Empowering Indigenous Women Through Chocolate

Brazil: After All There is a Place for Belo Monte Dam

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