Colombia’s Superintendent for Health fined six healthcare intermediaries over $1 million each last week, after finding that their failure to provide adequate health and vaccination services to indigenous communities had contributed to the deaths of 12 Wayuu children in the northern department of La Guajira.
On Monday, a lawyer for the Indigenous Rama people in Nicaragua told the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) that there could be serious repercussions for the Rama if Nicaragua’s $50 billion canal project is allowed to continue.
The Paraguayan government’s Institution for Indigenous Affairs of Paraguay (INDI) expressed its hope on Tuesday that the Paraguayan Supreme Court will reject an appeal from two German ranching companies that have been required to return 14,404 hectares of land to an Indigenous community.
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