Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: Peru

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In ‘glimmer of accountability,’ executives, loggers charged in 2014 murders of...

Environmental campaigners called the charges "unprecedented."

Indigenous Peruvians protest mining pollution

In countries like Peru, extractive industries contract police to suppress Indigenous protesters and detain international observers — including me.

Former president of Peru commits suicide to avoid corruption arrest

Garcia told the officers that he had to call his attorney before locking himself in the bedroom.

Peru’s newest national park safeguards 2 million acres of Amazon Rainforest

The designation is intended to conserve the region's precious biodiversity and protect the sacred lands of the indigenous communities that live around Yaguas.

From Norway to Peru, U.S. to Philippines, a Tsunami of Activists...

The cases currently in court will only see breakthroughs if supplemented with the strength of the global climate movement at large.

Peru Declares State of Emergency as Mercury Contamination From Illegal Gold...

Despite Peruvian President Ollanta Humala calling a state of emergency on Monday, Survival International says that the government has known about the contamination since 2014 and has done little to address the problem.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."