Pakitzapango Dam threatens Indigenous way of life, Peru (Video)

Posted on October 18, 2011 • Filed under: Brazil, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Indigenous Issues

In July 2010, Peru and Brazil signed an energy agreement to develop five mega projects in the Peruvian Amazon with a total estimated potential of 6700 MW. The idea is not only satisfy domestic demand but also the energy demand in Brazil. The question many are asking is, at what cost?. According to many analysts agree, when it comes to costs should not be understood only from the economic aspect. Evaluation also enter social and environmental costs. For the moment, natives of the province asháninkas Satipo in Junin, would be one of the communities most affected. Read Article

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