Ecuadorian tribe gets reprieve from oil intrusion.
Residents of Sani Isla have built up an arsenal of weapons to fend off Petroamazonas, in a confrontation which did not take place as expected
An indigenous community in the Ecuadorian Amazon has won a…Read More
Ecuador: Government Delays Payment to Indigenous People
The Ecuadorian government is delaying the compensation payment to the indigenous people of Sarayaku. Six months ago the Interamerican Court of Human Rights ruled that the Ecuadorian State must pay…Read More
"We Are Not Poor People":
Learning from Indigenous Perspectives of Wealth.
The quote you see in the title of this post comes from Franco Viteri, president of CONFENIAE, a regional organization representing Ecuador's Amazonian indigenous nationalities.
Since 25th October,> 11.5 thousand signatures,(now averaging at 1 thousand new signatures per week) nearly 56 thousand shares on Facebook, 190 tweets. And 143 positive comments. Also, since this cause was created in May 2011, over 19.5 thousand people have…Read More
Keep the Pressure On to Stop Oil Exploitation Before It Starts.
On Wednesday, Ecuador's government gave oil companies the go-ahead to begin preparing their bids for oil exploitation of nearly eight million acres of rainforest in Ecuador's south-central…Read More