Saturday, September 23, 2023

Indigenous people in the Peruvian Amazon maintain ships with thousands of barrels of crude oil

A group of indigenous peoples of the Amazon region, In peru, He retained two of the company’s ships. Petrol, which transported more than 40 thousand barrels of oil and which came from Canada bound for Brazil.

a representative of oil company It is reported that the two ships had crews of two nationalities: Brazilian and Peruvian.

Both held against their will, typifying the issue of a hijacking (…) Most worrying is that a barge carrying 40,000 barrels of crude oil is very risky and dangerous for the environmental impact of the area It is possible

said Jose Luis Medina, manager of Petrolul.

The operating company of Lot 95 in the Loreto area indicated that followers of the Indigenous Association for the Development and Preservation of lower puinhua Both the boats have been stuck in a river since Tuesday puinahua of the district of the same name in the Loreto region.

The two vessels serve to transport crude oil from the production area up the Amazon River to Brazil (for export). petrolal in Loreto.

native They maintain the boats and their crew of 12 people with small canoes and tacks. Molotov Cocktail.

petrolal It maintains that the indigenous protest “seeks to force the company and the state to follow their particular agenda, contrary to the consent and will of the majority of the population of Puinhua District.”

The reason for the protest is to ignore the approval of administrative rules of development fund for the district. puinahua Whom petrolal Contributes 2.5% of the value of its production to the development of projects for the benefit of the entire population.

in November 2022The association abducted another group of Brazilian nationals for 48 hours, the company said, after their boat was attacked and robbed.

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