A vital undertaking in solidifying indigenous defense of their rights

Alfonso is an incredibly compelling speaker and his message is powerful – that you cannot negotiate with life, health, and the environment (he emphasized to the rapt audiences in the communities that there is no price on the life of yourself, your family members, or that of future generations), and that the oil company must be held responsible (legally, in a court case to be filed this year) for contaminating their river. His message in a nutshell: • First: After the large June 16, 2010 oil spill in the Marañón, it was an impressive victory that he and other indigenous … Continue reading A vital undertaking in solidifying indigenous defense of their rights