Kukamas abandon hunger strike over Peruvian Amazon oil pollution

Guardian: Peruvian ministers have met with representatives of hundreds of indigenous people from the country’s Amazon rainforest after they threatened to go on hunger strike in protest at what they say is government failure to aid communities affected by oil contamination. For almost two weeks, around 500 Kukamas have been camped in a square in Iquitos – the biggest city in Peru’s Amazon – after travelling from their homes along the River Marañón, by boat and on foot. “The lives of our children are at......

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