Article by Juan Gabaldón-Figueira, et al. The Lancet | May 2021
The 2016 Mining Arc decree marked a milestone in the mining history of Venezuela. This report shows the status of some important socio-environmental variables within the Mining Arc space, and analyzes their link with mining through a preliminary spatial analysis. In a “geographic information system” (GIS), we integrate documentary, statistical, cartographic, thematic data and satellite […]
Article by Maria Eugenia Grillet, et al. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases I January 25, 2021
Read the report on the resurgence of malaria and the report on the resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases in Venezuela (measles and diphtheria), affecting the indigenous people in a disproportionate way.
The Pemón People of La Gran Sabana, Bolivar State, Venezuela have been on the forefront of the struggle to allow the entry of humanitarian aid. In this remote Southern region of Venezuela, that borders with Brazil, where the indigenous peoples of Venezuela are amongst the most vulnerable and are suffering the consequences of the collapse of health, education, nutrition and security of the regime of Nicolas Maduro, Emilio Gonzalez, mayor of Santa Elena de Uairen (on the Venezuelan-Brazilian border) told Reuters that the Pemon people were unarmed but determined to let in humanitarian aid from Brazil.
Documentary by Miguel Yabrudes I October 28, 2018 (Spanish) I A documentary series about the Arco Minero del Orinoco, a major mining project and source of massive environmental devastation in Venezuela, which was approved by the Maduro government in 2016 in search of funds to stay in power.
La minería ilegal en el Edo. Bolivar y el Edo. Amazonas están convirtiendo a #Venezuela en EXPORTADORES de Malaria. Brasil reconoce el grave problema que esto representa #sosOrinoco @MPPSalud @MineaOficial @CorreodelCaroni pic.twitter.com/pvg7YYfmIe — SOS Orinoco (@SOSOrinoco) May 23, 2018 Out of control illegal mining in the states of Bolivar and Amazonas have converted Venezuela in […]
El gobierno de Estados Unidos sancionó a #DiosdadoCabello @ConElMazoDando y su camarilla por “narcotrafico, lavado de dinero, peculado y otras actividades corruptas”. Habría que agregarle permitir la minería ilegal y la pérdida de soberanía en Bolívar y Amazonas. #sosorinoco pic.twitter.com/P60GlEidXK — SOS Orinoco (@SOSOrinoco) May 19, 2018
On #WorldHealthDay2018 we would like to draw attention to the plight of the indigenous peoples of Venezuela who are the most vulnerable in the current health crisis that is affecting the entire country and has recently exploded onto the international scene.