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The Pemón People of Venezuela are the victims of the Maduro Regime’s latest power grab, this time for the Pemon ancestral lands and illegal mines in Bolivar state.

 

It has become increasingly evident that the struggle between the Pemon people and the Maduro regime during the month of February 2019 in Santa Elena de Uairén and the Venezuelan-Brazilian border was not really about stopping humanitarian aid from entering Venezuela, but rather an excuse for the regime’s (carried out by the US and Canada sanctioned Chavista governor of Bolivar State, Justo Noguera Pietri) latest power grab to control the Pemon ancestral lands, the real objective being the illegal gold mines in that region.  Read more

Pemon People on the forefront of the fight for humanitarian aid

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. Read more

Pemones al frente de la lucha por dejar entrar la ayuda humanitaria

Entrevista del ex Senador Alexander Luzardo Navas : El gobierno ha desatado una venganza contra los pueblos indígenas

5 marzo, 2019

especial Enrique Meléndez / 5 mar 2019.- El doctor Alexander Luzardo considera que Nicolás Maduro y el Ejecutivo han desarrollado una campaña de venganza contra los pueblos indígenas como consecuencia de no contar con su incondicionalidad. Leer más

The Pemon view of the government’s December 8-9, 2018 violent attack in Canaima

What exactly happened in Canaima on December 8-9, 2018?  Read more

¿Qué exactamente ocurrió en Canaima el 8-9 Diciembre, 2018? Leer más

#9Ago Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas

— SOS Orinoco (@SOSOrinoco) August 9, 2018

Pemón protest against human rights abuses, violence, displacements and critical health situation

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Pemon, Hoti & Eñepa indigenous peoples threatened by dissident FARC group

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Abuse of indigenous peoples in San Fernando de Atabapo, Amazonas

Recently we denounced the abuses occurring in the state of Amazonas, Venezuela at the confluence of the Orinoco, Atabapo and Guaviare Rivers. Read More

Impact of illegal mining on the indigenous peoples of Venezuela

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