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Indigenous peoples reject imposed Caura National Park in Venezuela

Venezuela: The indigenous peoples of the Caura River in South Venezuela, the Ye’kwana and Sanema, through their organisation Kuyuhani have rejected the imposition of a national park on their lands. The protected area which was announced in the Official Gazette in March 2017 embraces the whole of the Caura Basin, which is one of the largest areas of relatively pristine forests left in the Orinoco watershed.

Venezuela: mining policy threatens indigenous lands

Venezuela mainly features in the international news in reports of the country’s economic meltdown and of the increasingly repressive measures taken by the President, Nicolas Maduro, to cling on to power despite the opposition winning a majority in the Congress. The obverse of these realities gets less attention. In an effort to boost the flagging economy and garner support from the impoverished rural poor, last year the government announced new measures to open up to mining a huge swathe of the south of the country, referred to as the Arco Minero Orinoco.  

Tierras indígenas amenazadas por la política minera de Venezuela

Venezuela aparece en las noticias internacionales sobre todo en relación con la crisis económica del país y las medidas cada vez más represivas que toma el presidente de la República, Nicolás Maduro, para aferrarse al poder a pesar de que la oposición obtuvo la mayoría en el Congreso.

Venezuela : la politique minière menace les terres autochtones

Le Venezuela fait la une de l’actualité internationale principalement dans des reportages consacrés à l’effondrement de l’économie du pays et aux mesures de plus en plus répressives du Président Nicolas Maduro pour s’accrocher au pouvoir malgré la majorité remportée par l'opposition au Congrès.

Venezuela: kebijakan pertambangan mengancam tanah adat

Venezuela banyak menjadi sorotan berita internasional dalam laporan-laporan tentang krisis ekonomi negara tersebut dan meningkatnya tindakan represif yang diambil oleh sang Presiden, Nicolas Maduro, untuk terus memegang kekuasaan meskipun kubu oposisi telah memenangkan mayoritas di Kongres. Sisi lain dari realita-realita ini mendapatkan perhatian yang sama besar.