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Amazonian Indians End Protest After Peru's Congress Repeals Decrees

Amazonian Indians End Protest After Peru's Congress Repeals Decrees

LIMA, Peru, June 19, 2009 (ENS) – A 10-week protest by Peru’s Amazonian indigenous groups against legislation that facilitates development in their region ended yesterday after the Peruvian Congress repealed two legislative decrees. Leaders of the Peruvian Rainforest Inter-Ethnic Development Association, AIDESEP, called upon thousands of indigenous protesters to lift blockades of two highways and return to their villages.

On THE GREEN: BUSINESS

On THE GREEN: BUSINESS

Business makes the human world go around in the 21st century. With the exception of a few native cultures hidden away in jungles, who shoot arrows at helicopters they see as “flying black monsters,” there is no part of the world that is not affected by the way in which the world’s companies conduct business.…