Oil and Cocaine Threaten Isiboro Secure Nat'l Park and Native Peoples

TIPNIS is the "Isiboro-Secure Indigenous Territory and National Park". It is located in the departments of Beni and Cochabamba, in Bolivia. It is doubly protected because it is a national park and also an indigenous territory of the moxeños, yurakarés and chimanes... Adolfo Moye (leader of the Subcentral TIPNIS, which represents the 64 indigenous communities of the area) ... is alarmed by the spread of coca cultivation and the intensification of colonization and enslavement since 2007... Read the full article here...

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Jul 31, 2011
Protejer el parque national Tipnis
by: Anonymous

Con todo el respeto que todos nos merecemos en este mundo...
Las organizasiones de el Tipnes,, y los que ayudan a su proteccion de la misma.. Deberian pedir ayuda militar a la ONU para protejer este parque... y al mismo tiempo presentar una querella contra el gobierno por genocidio natural, ambiental de el parque.
Ya es muy grande la ignorancia de la gente de el Chapare para continuar con sus mentiras.

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