Matses chief in the Peruvian Amazon who defended his communities from signing exploitative carbon deals has been formally denounced by Australian businessman

Matses chief in the Peruvian Amazon who defended his communities from signing exploitative carbon deals has been formally denounced by Australian businessman

 

AIDESEP, 21 July 2011.  Daniel Jimenez, the Matses headman of the community of Estiron in Loreto has been denounced by Australian David Nilson in response to Mr Jimenez' rejection of  the proposed carbon deal. Instead of accepting the deal Mr Jimenez had requested that the National Ombudsman investigate Mr Nilsson and his 'strange offers of huge profits' to indigenous communities for the purchase and sale of carbon.