5 Nov 2022

Peru indigenous group releases tourists held in Amazon oil spill protest

Latin America Correspondent

The leader of a group of indigenous people in Peru has warned that unless the government does more to help them with the aftermath of local oil spills, there will be more disruption of riverboats in the region.

He spoke after 98 passengers, including 23 foreign tourists, were allowed ashore after being detained on board for 36 hours.

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