Tag: <span>Peru</span>

Latin American Environmentalists Call For End To Fracking

Latin American environmental activists called for an end to fracking this week, as international leaders gathered in Lima, Peru, for the United Nations summit on climate change. Researchers and protestors […] Read More >

On the Eve of U.N. Climate Summit in Lima, Concerns Over Climate Change in Latin America

U.N. negotiators will meet this week in Lima, Peru, to begin the latest round of talks aimed at stopping climate change, and diplomats are expressing increasing optimism that a legally […] Read More >

Peru Announces New Anti-Logging Efforts After Activists Killed

Top Story – Peru’s government has formed a commission to stop illegal logging on the Peru-Brazil border following the killings of four indigenous leaders of the Ashaninka community in early September, […] Read More >

Thousands Of Dead Pelicans Wash Ashore In Peru

Today in Latin America Top Story — Peru’s oceanographic agency says that it will investigate a mass die-off of pelicans in a zone where 900 dead dolphins were recently discovered washed up on […] Read More >

Peru: Shining Path Leader Says Kidnapping Achieved Objectives

Today in Latin America Top Story — Shining Path rebel leader Martin Quispe Palomino said in a television broadcast Wednesday that the guerrilla group kidnapped 36 gas construction workers as part of […] Read More >

Peru Declares State of Emergency, Search For Kidnapped Workers Continues

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Peruvian government declared a 60-day state of emergency in the Echarate region following the kidnapping of dozens of gas pipeline workers who […] Read More >

Peru: Shining Path Rebels Capture, Then Release Gas Workers

Today in Latin America Top Story — Peru’s Shining Path rebels kidnapped at least 29 natural gas workers reportedly employed by the Swedish firm Skanska on Monday, releasing most of them […] Read More >

Three Killed in Peru Gold Mining Protests

Today in Latin America Top Story — At least three protesters were killed by gunfire Wednesday in Peru’s Amazon basin as informer gold miners demonstrated against government regulations on the illegal mining […] Read More >

Peru Tries to Block Spain’s Claim On Shipwrecked Treasure

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Peruvian government on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block Spain from receiving a shipment of valuable coins discovered in a Spanish […] Read More >