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News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: Shuars in Morona Santiago, Ecuador

News channel or source: http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-337014
Publication date: hursday 01 October 2009

On Sunday the 27th of September we were on the Macuma River, deep in the Oriente, the Ecuadorean Amazonia, as part of a trip to the shuar communities. We spent four beautiful days with a family living deep in the jungle, happy, connected people full of ...

News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: Shuar tribe face government in Amazon mining protests

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/12/shuar-tribe-face-military-amazon-mining-protests-161228112853484.html
Publication date: Wednesday 28 December 2016

Morona-Santiago, Ecuador - The death of a police officer during a standoff between military and indigenous Shuar people in a takeover attempt of a mining camp in Ecuador's southern Amazon on December 14, catalysed a government mobilisation of armed forces ...

News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: Ecuador sends troops to Chinese copper exploration project after protest

News channel or source: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/ecuador-sends-troops-to-chinese-copper-exploration-project-after-protest-4429578/
Publication date: hursday 15 December 2016

Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, declared a 30-day state of emergency in Morona Santiago province, home to the Panantza-San Carlos exploration project operated by the ExplorCobres company. His government said “illegally armed groups” protested ...

News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: Indigenous Leaders Denounce Ecuadorian Government Over Mining Conflicts

News channel or source: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/39833-indigenous-leaders-denounce-ecuadorian-government-over-mining-conflicts
Publication date: uesday 14 March 2017

Indigenous leaders and activists gathered in Quito, Ecuador, last Thursday ... installed a camp in the southern province of Morona Santiago in August, preparing to begin construction of a large open-pit copper mine known as the San Carlos-Panantza Project.

News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: U.N. experts slam Ecuador over forced closure of land rights group

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-un-experts-slam-ecuador-over-forced-closure-of-land-rights-group-2016-12
Publication date: Friday 30 December 2016

It has vocally supported indigenous Shuar protesters, the U.N. statement said, who have accused authorities of kicking them out of their ancestral home in Ecuador's Morona-Santiago province to make way for mining developments. Earlier this month ...

News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: British kayaker is missing and two Irish men are dead after group of five lost control in flash floods in the Ecuadorian jungle

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5302157/UK-kayaker-missing-flash-floods-Ecuadorian-jungle.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Franklin Puente, the governor of Morona Santiago province, confirmed that Mr Vaughan was ... Dominique Kennedy, the honorary Irish consul based in Ecuador, told The Irish Independent that the return of Mr Meneces meant there could be still be some hope ...

News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: Body of second Irishman recovered after Ecuador river tragedy

News channel or source: http://www.thejournal.ie/ecuador-irishmen-tragedy-3812382-Jan2018/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Yesterday evening, the government of the Morona Santiago region confirmed that the body of Irishman ... entire group were “caught by a flash flood in a very remote part of Ecuador”. The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is aware of the case ...

News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: Cardiff University kayaker missing after accident that killed two on 'crazy' Ecuador river

News channel or source: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/adam-vaughan-missing-ecuador-kayaker-14190590
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

A Cardiff university kayaker is believed to be missing after losing control in strong currents in Ecuador. Two men ... the governor of Morona Santiago province, confirmed that Adam Nicholas Vaughan - who is understood to be the vice president of Cardiff ...

News Ecuador » Morona Santiago: Body of second Irishman found after Ecuador kayaking accident

News channel or source: http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/uk_national_news/15890846.Body_of_second_Irishman_found_after_Ecuador_kayaking_accident/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The team was caught by a flash flood in a very remote part of Ecuador. Mr Higgins’s body was found at 5pm local time on the banks of the Upano river, about 18.5 miles (30km) south of the Abanico river, the Morona Santiago local government said.