· August, 2008

Stories about Indigenous from August, 2008

Peru: Rancas Faces Off Against Mining Company

  2 August 2008

The Peruvian community of Rancas has found itself in a struggle against the mining company Volcán. Some local leaders have been protesting the environmental damage caused by this profitable industry, and one blogger believes her site was reported as "inappropriate" because of her openly critical comments against the company.

Jordan: High School Results Out

Not another blog, from Jordan, describes the scenes of celebrations in his country as thousands of high school students got their results today. “Today I woke up at the sound of gunfire, fireworks and car horns. Was it yet another stupid wedding? At 8 AM? No. Maybe it was it...