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Residents living close to the uncontacted Mashco-Piro tribe will build a guard post to protect both the Indians and locals from violent contact.
The UN has launched a campaign to protect 35 indigenous tribes from extinction in Colombia.
Brazilian beef barons are holding Paraguay’s government to ransom over land inhabited by uncontacted tribes, says Survival International.
Almost 9,000 hectares of ancestral land has been returned to Enxet Indians in Paraguay, more than a decade after their campaign to reclaim it began.
UN officials have been warned of the imminent threat to the lives of Paraguay’s last remaining uncontacted tribe.
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.
Survival International has warned on the eve of World Health Day that uncontacted tribes face massive population loss if their land is not protected.