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Peru Enacts Law Requiring Prior Consultation with Indigenous Peoples

The President of Peru, Ollanta Humala, enacted the long-awaited law requiring prior consultation with Indigenous Peoples [es], which is expected to contribute to investment and business development with the participation of the local population. Humala stated that this law does not imply immediate solutions, but that it will mark a new stage [es] in relations with indigenous peoples. Lauletras (@Lauletras) and Leonel Caceres (@JericoCQ) comment on the law on Twitter, while Numa Armacanqui [es] comments on it on Facebook.

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