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News Peru » Amazona: Peru passes law to build roads through Amazon's remotest regions

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/01/23/Peru-passes-law-to-build-roads-through-Amazons-remotest-regions/5361516690856/?spt=rrs&or=8
Publication date: uesday 23 January 2018

Jan. 23 (UPI) --Peruvian lawmakers approved a bill that will allow the government to build roads in remote regions of the Amazon rainforest that are home to indigenous groups. The law, which was described as a "priority of national interest" by the ...

News Peru » Amazona: Peru's indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/19/perus-indigenous-await-pope-francis-in-scorching-amazon.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru – After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world's largest rainforest that native leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly ...

News Peru » Amazona: Peru passes law allowing roads through pristine Amazon rainforest

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/peru-passes-law-allowing-roads-through-pristine-amazon-rainforest/ar-AAv2etf
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Peru has approved a law that would allow roads to be built in the most remote and pristine region of its Amazon rainforest, a haven for isolated indigenous groups and an area of primary forest rich in mahogany trees. Related: Pope Francis says Amazon ...

News Peru » Amazona: Pope brings environmental crusade to Peru’s Amazon, citing ‘defense of the earth’

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/pope-brings-environmental-crusade-to-perus-amazon-though-indigenous-skeptical/2018/01/19/4de03f6a-fcb0-11e7-a46b-a3614530bd87_story.html
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Pope Francis landed in the Amazon on Friday, bringing his environmental crusade to a rough-and-tumble corner of Peru’s jungle that is besieged by deforestation and illegal mining. The visit to Peru, the second leg of a trip that ends Sunday and also took ...

News Peru » Amazona: Pope's visit to Peru spotlights devastation in rainforest region

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-peru-amazon/popes-visit-to-peru-spotlights-devastation-in-rainforest-region-idUSKBN1F81KD
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

leaving gaping holes in the Amazon’s forest cover and financing human trafficking and violent criminal networks. Seeking to shine a light on the problem, Pope Francis visited the regional capital Puerto Maldonado, a steamy riverside town near Peru’s ...

News Peru » Amazona: Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'

News channel or source: http://www.chron.com/news/world/article/Peru-s-indigenous-await-Pope-Francis-in-scorching-12509451.php
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) — From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demanded Friday that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to recognize the ...

News Peru » Amazona: Priest tends to miners, sex workers deep in Peru’s Amazon

News channel or source: http://www.postregister.com/articles/news-depth/2018/01/22/priest-tends-miners-sex-workers-deep-peru%E2%80%99s-amazon
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

In this Jan. 6, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, presides over a burial service for miner Juan Peralta at the Delta 1 cemetery, in Peru's Madre de Dios region. The 70-year-old Spanish priest tends to some of the rainforest's ...

News Peru » Amazona: Pope in Peru: Don’t Just Protect the Amazon — Protect Its People

News channel or source: http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/pope-in-peru-dont-just-protect-the-amazon-protect-its-people
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru — Speaking to members of Peru’s indigenous Amazonian communities Friday, Pope Francis said that contrary to the consumerist mentality that places material objects above the good of the people, protecting the Amazon also means ...

News Peru » Amazona: Meet the priest who serves an unlikely community in Peru's Amazon

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/meet-the-priest-who-serves-an-unlikely-community-in-perus-amazon-86451
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Jan 19, 2018 / 02:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Pablo Zabala is a 70-year old Spanish priest, who serves in a remote part of the world: the Peruvian Amazon. Most of the people who fill his church pews are gold miners and sex workers ...

News Peru » Amazona: Peru’s indigenous welcome Pope Francis to scorching Amazon

News channel or source: http://www.sfgate.com/world/article/Peru-s-indigenous-welcome-Pope-Francis-to-12511157.php
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru — Pope Francis traveled deep into the Amazon rain forest Friday to demand an end to the relentless exploitation of its timber, gas and gold and recognition of its indigenous peoples as the primary custodians to determine the future ...