Ecuador: Groups demonstrate against Correa for permitting new oil exploration

Posted on November 28, 2012 • Filed under: Conflicts, Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, Oil, Police/Military Activity

Ecuador: people demonstrate against oil licensing granted by Correa
“The goal is to plunder our resources, everything that is damaged is the environment.”
A hundred people demonstrated today Ecuadorians with drums and spears against the Bid Opening of new oil fields in the Amazon region where there is currently little wells.
The Indians gathered at the door of a hotel in Quito, where they celebrate the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Energy and Petroleum and where it is expected that today the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa , formally opened the bidding. Read Article

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