Intl. letter writing campaign launched to protect land of uncontacted tribes in Paraguay from deforestation by Yaguarete Porá

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18 February 2010

International letter-writing campaign for uncontacted Indians launched [Paraguay]

Author: Survival International

A global letter-writing campaign to protect the lives of uncontacted Indians in Paraguay has been launched by...Survival International. Paraguay is home to the only uncontacted Indians outside the Amazon basin, but their lands are being rapidly destroyed for beef production. Contacted members of the tribe, known as the Ayoreo-Totobiegosode, have been trying to claim legal title to a small part of their ancestral territory since 1993, but most of it is still in private hands. A Brazilian ranching company, Yaguarete Porá, has announced plans to clear a large part of their 78,000 hectare estate, even though uncontacted Ayoreo-Totobiegosode Indians are known to use the area. The estate is within the 1993 land claim

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Author: Ultima Hora [Paraguay]

La empresa ganadera difundió un boletín de prensa en el que critica a la ONG Survival, que le había otorgado el Premio 2010 al Mejor Lavado de Imagen Ecológico...según...Carlos Franco...portavoz de la ganadera Yaguareté Porâ...[:]..."Ahora resulta que la ONG Survival de Londres, dejó de lado su condición de organización ¨seria...Para pretender descalificar a todas las Empresas verdaderamente responsables que trabajaron en el Proyecto...Aclaro igualmente que los Totobiegosode, ayoreos podrán utilizar dicha reserva..."...

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