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Amazon Leaders Issue Ultimatum to Canadian Company

Published: September 4, 2009, Author: AngelSupport

Leaders from the Awajun and Wampis People, in the Cordillera del Condor region of Peru, issued an ultimatum on Aug. 25 giving Dorato Resources Inc. 15 days to leave their territory.

The Awajun and Wampis say that Dorato, a Canadian-owned mining company, entered their territory without their expressed consent. And now they want them out.

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