Indigenous Communities Current Affairs, GK & News
The United States recently stopped its 12 million USD funding to World Wildlife Fund, Wildlife Conservation Society and other conservation NGOs. Why the stoppage? According to the United States Government, the international organizations have been abusing the local people, torturing them to leave their lands. These abuses and illegal actions were hidden by the NGOs ..
The indigenous people in Ecuador have sued their government and oil firms for the April oil spills into important rivers. About the Incident 2 oil pipelines had broken and leaked 15,000 barrel of crude oil into 2 of Ecuador’s most important rivers in early April. This is one the largest oil spills in the country ..
The dispute over ancestral land claims between the indigenous Costa Ricans and current occupants has led to killings. The indigenous people have resorted to squatting on lands they have claims over. What is ‘recovered land’ or ‘recuperaciones’ in this context? The term ‘recovered land’ or ‘recuperaciones’ refer to squatter communities of indigenous people in Costa ..