Peru's old 1933 constitution protected indigenous lands rights and the new constitution threatens to indigenous rights by opening up territories to confiscation by other parties, agricultural development, and possible ecological damage
Results of the United Nations World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna, June 1993 disappoint indigenous populations with failure to address indigenous rights of self-government and self-determination.
The Pan American Health Organization(PAHO) institutes Document CD37/20. Document CD37/20 calls for improvement in the health care and living conditions of indigenous populations; and implementation of national and local health institutions.
After the massacre of sixteen Yanomami by Brazilian miners, Venezuelan government denies ability to protect the indigenous populations and lays blame on gold and diamond multinational corporations for the rise in deforestation and violence against…