Peru

Podcast
Jul 15, 2014

Uncontacted tribes in Peru threatened by energy industry

Redeye
There are still hunter-gatherer groups in the Amazon who have had little or no contact with the outside world. Oil and gas exploration brings the threat of disease and catastrophic loss of life.
Blog
Jun 2, 2013

What was Stephen Harper doing in Peru last week?

Gerry Caplan
While Senate and staff scandals bloomed in Ottawa, PM Harper was pursuing one of his fondest past times: promoting Canadian mining interests wherever they exist across the globe.
Blog
May 23, 2013
Photo: leliebloem/flickr

Harper spins Canadian mining in Peru

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians and the Blue Planet Project stands with the more than 200 communities and civil society organizations in Peru who are demanding an end to destructive mining practices.
Photos
Oct 13, 2010
A shot of our first completed stove constructed out of ceramic bricks, mud and water. It took 3-4 hours to build. Photo: Hilary King

A young activist finds her calling

Caroline Bond
A teenager from Montreal goes to Peru to work on service projects, including school building, and comes away with a life-changing experience.
News
Oct 13, 2010
It took us two days to rebuild a roof on a school in Baltimore, in rural Peru. Photo: Caroline Bond.

A young activist finds her calling

Caroline Bond
A teenager from Montreal goes to Peru to work on service projects, including school building, and comes away with a life-changing experience. Her story shows how young people can lead by example.
Photos
Jun 22, 2009

Blood and oil in Peru's Amazon

rabble staff
Indigenous people in Peru find an oil spill. Extraction industries and free trade agreements are among the causes of bloody repression in Peru's Amazon. (Photo: Ben Powless)

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