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Bolivian Government Initiates Pipeline Inspection

April 1, 2003

Government authorities succumb to pressure from Indigenous Organizations, Local Civic Committees, Ombudsman Office and National and International NGOs. The initial phase of the Environmental Audit of the Cuiaba gas pipeline, requested a year ago by indigenous organizations representing the Chiquitano and Ayoreo peoples began April 15 in San Jose de Chiquitos with the arrival of a large delegation of inspectors f [...]

Peruvian Indigenous Organizations Call for Camisea Project To Withdraw from State Reserve for Indigenous Peoples Who Reject Contact with Outside World Inter-American Development Bank Official Responds, “What You Want Will Not Happen!”

March 31, 2003

In a statement to Peruvian authorities, international banks and the international community dated March 2003, Peru’s national indigenous organization AIDESEP joined with COMARU, the Machiguenga Council for the Urubamba River, to condemn the impacts of the Camisea Gas Project on thousands of indigenous families living in its path as “an attack on the physical, cultural, territorial and environmental integrity of our indi [...]

Record of Forced Contact By Camisea Project Companies in Nahua-Kugapakori Reserve

February 1, 2003

Below is a record of cases of forced contact with peoples living in voluntary isolation within the Nahua-Kugapakori State Reserve by Pluspetrol - operator and sponsor for the upstream (gas extraction) part of the Camisea Gas Project – and Veritas Energy Services, a Canadian company contracted by Pluspetrol to conduct seismic testing operations in Block 88. [...]

Hunt Oil Invades Territories of Uncontacted Peoples in the Remote Peruvian Amazon

January 1, 2003

Hunt Oil, a Texas-based private oil company with close ties to the Bush family, is operating in the territories of uncontacted indigenous peoples in one of the remotest regions of the Peruvian Amazon. The Peruvian Ministry of Energy and Mines has given Hunt Oil, a major donor to the George W. [...]

The Position of US Environmental Organizations in Respect to The Camisea Gas Project in the Peruvian Amazon Public Funds Should Not Fund Amazon Rainforest Destruction

November 20, 2002

The United States government will soon consider whether or not to finance a natural gas project along the Camisea river in Peru that will cause irreparable damage to pristine forests and rivers and expose indigenous peoples living in voluntary isolation to unwanted contact. The U.S. [...]

NGO Statement on the Camisea Project, Peru

November 1, 2002

TO: Inter-American Development Bank Executive DirectorsExport-Import Bank Board of Directors FROM: Amazon Watch, Bank Information Center, Environmental Defense, Friends of the Earth, Institute for Policy Studies, Rainforest Action Network DATE: November 1, 2002 RE: NGO Statement on the Camisea Project, Peru Following the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) hearing on the Camisea Gas Proje [...]


October 24, 2002

Compiled by Rainforest Information Center and Amazon Watch(update as of 3:30 pm California Time on Oct 24). Actions were held in at least 15 cities around the world - Milan, Dublin, Prague, New York City, Quito, Washington DC, Barcelona, Zurich, London, Munich, Muenster, Dusseldorf, Los Angeles, Warsaw and Canberra, Additional Links:Photos of Recent Blockades in Mindo, Ecuador Press Release for [...]

Ecuador Training Mission

October 1, 2002

October-November 2002 The Team media and communications strategist conducted a two-month mission to Quito to support indigenous and campesino organizations in preparing and coordinating communications strategies identified by local groups for the recent Free Trade of the Americas Summit mobilizations in Quito. [...]

Company Barges Drown Machiguenga Girl Pluspetrol and Hunt Oil Negligence Results in Tragedy

September 5, 2002

Barges belonging to the Argentinean energy company Pluspetrol operating on Peru’s Urubamba River caused the death of a Machiguenga girl in the community of Kirigueti on August 24, 2002. [...]

Bolivia Field Mission

September 1, 2002

The Amazon Communications Team embarked on a mission to support Bolivian organizations in documenting and compiling visual and oral evidence of the long-term negative impacts on indigenous communities of the Cuiabá and Bolivia-Brazil pipelines. The evidence is to be presented as part of an official audit of the pipeline projects. The team visited over 15 indigenous communities in the renowned Chiquitano Dry Forest. [...]

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