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Two CAFOD partners have been detained by police whilst investigating human rights abuses near Anglo-Swiss mining company Xstrata’s new Tintaya site in Peru
Peru’s Congress is about to approve a highly controversial road that will slash in half the territory of at least two uncontacted tribes.
Fewer than a third of Catholic youth in Peru consider themselves to be religious, according to a study carried out recently.
Survival International say that Peru’s government is ignoring new UN guidelines on the protection of uncontacted Indians in the Amazon.
Residents living close to the uncontacted Mashco-Piro tribe will build a guard post to protect both the Indians and locals from violent contact.
Peru’s Congress has approved a’ new law guaranteeing indigenous people’s right to free, prior and informed consent to any projects affecting them and their lands.
A 200km oil pipeline in the Amazon has been given the go-ahead, amidst claims of an alleged "cover-up" of evidence that uncontacted Indians live in the area.
The Anglican Communion Environmental Network has met in Peru in a conference that also included Roman Catholic and ecumenical partners.
British mining company Monterrico Metals has made an out-of-court settlement with 33 Peruvian farmers who accused them of colluding in detention and torture.
As Peru celebrates the legacy of the indigenous Inca people, it plans to grant oil and gas companies access to the lands of uncontacted Indians.