In this update of the report published in August 2020, recent data is presented on the human rights situation of the indigenous peoples that inhabit the RBAOC, with emphasis on the health and health care issues, as well as the continued and increasing invasion of illegal miners “garimpeiros” from Brazil. In addition, the recent events […]
Article by Maria Ramirez, Reuters I February 10, 2022
Article by AFP, AFP News (Published in Barron’s) I February 10, 2022
Article by Luciana Magalhaes & Juan Forero, Wall Street Journal | September 27, 2020
“This page is devoted to showcasing the extraordinary bushcraft and self-sufficiency skills and philosophy of Venezuelan Polymath, naturalist and explorer Charles Brewer-Carías. Here displayed, are his multi-disciplinary skills ranging from bushcraft/jungle survival to natural history and exploration.”
This situation report is produced by the International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO) and Global Development One (GDO). It focuses on the malaria situation in Venezuela from January 2000 to June 2019, underscoring the role that the complex humanitarian crisis has played in more recent years. www.icaso.org
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.
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.
Yanomami children, Alto Ocamo, Amazonas, Venezuela
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When a government deliberately stops providing essential vaccinations for the most vulnerable people such as the Yanomami putting them at risk of contracting transferable diseases such as measles, diptheria, polio that are known to decimate indigenous peoples, we need to denounce and raise our voices regarding this abuse of human rights. President Nicolas Maduro and his Minister of Health @LuisLopezPSUV have deliberately stopped vaccinating the Yanomami and they are now at tremendous risk
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 […]
Recent satellite images (May 2018 reveal and confirm the location of the illegal mining site Maraya inside YAPAKANA National Park in Amazonas State (Venezuela) where any type of mining is forbidden in the 1999 Constitution of Venezuela. Criminal illegal mining in this state is not only allowed but exploited by the Venezuelan Armed Forces, in particular by the regional command REDI Guayana.