Barbara Fraser
9/17/13
Indigenous people, especially children, in Peru’s southeastern Madre de Dios region have high levels of mercury in their bodies, a new study has found...
ICTMN Staff
8/20/13
Tensions were high in June as more than 100 members of the Mashco-Piro clan, an Indian tribe that lives in voluntary isolation, attempted to make contact in Peru’s southeastern Ama...
Barbara Fraser
6/19/12
The main indigenous federation in Peru’s southeastern Amazon region has demanded that the government shelve a bill in Congress that would pave the way for a highway through pristin...
Barbara Fraser
3/18/12
A Shipibo man was one of three people killed March 14 in Puerto Maldonado, in Peru’s southeastern Amazon region, during a protest against new laws designed to control wildcat gold ...