PERU: Jungle Residents Weigh Mega-Dam’s Promises and Pitfalls

Inter Press Service: In southeastern Peru, a message is circulating that has left some dubious, and others hopeful: "The Inambari hydroelectric dam will end illegal mining and coca crops, and bring development and jobs." It is a polarised scenario. Some of the residents from the Puno region are planning a march to protest against the hydroelectric dam to be built in their community with Brazilian investment. "They lie to us. We don't want to lose our jungle," said Olga Cutipa, president of the Río ......

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