Ecuador: authorities conduct mission to rescue indigenous girl

Posted on November 28, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Indigenous Issues

Ecuadoran authorities in helicopters have flown into the heart of the Amazon to rescue an indigenous girl kidnapped in a tribal dispute, the interior ministry said Tuesday. The child was abducted in April after a clash that left an undetermined number of people dead, the ministry said. The dispute was between two indigenous groups, with the Taromenane tribe allegedly coming under attack from the Huaorani people. Read Article

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