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Coca farming is destroying Peru’s Amazon. Is it time for a radical solution?

Open Democracy 22 Oct 2021
The Ucayali river, along which the Shipibo Conibo community have traditionally been based ... Four hours by motorboat from the region’s main city of Pucallpa, the community of Flor de Ucayali sits on the deceptively quiet banks of the Utuquinia tributary of the Ucayali, a serpentine river feeding the mighty Amazon.
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She fell 3km out of the sky, and walked away

The Irish Times 24 Jun 2021
Just before noon on the previous day – Christmas Eve, 1971 – Juliane, then 17, and her mother had boarded a flight in Lima bound for Pucallpa, a rough-and-tumble port city along the Ucayali River ... River water provided what little nourishment Juliane received ... became a river.
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The biologist who fell 10,000 feet to Earth

Hartford Courant 20 Jun 2021
Just before noon on the previous day — Christmas Eve, 1971 — the 17-year-old and her mother had boarded a flight in Lima bound for Pucallpa, a rough-and-tumble port city along the Ucayali River ... River water provided what little nourishment the teenager received ... became a river.
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The Biologist Who Fell to Earth

Yahoo Daily News 19 Jun 2021
Just before noon on the previous day — Christmas Eve, 1971 — the 17-year-old and her mother had boarded a flight in Lima bound for Pucallpa, a rough-and-tumble port city along the Ucayali River ... River water provided what little nourishment the teenager received ... became a river.
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A year of loss, luck and wins from afar

Traverse City Record-Eagle 28 Mar 2021
CHARLEVOIX — Nancy Dammann reached for a word to describe the year since she and her husband Edgardo Gómez-Pisco left Peru ... Boats will get you from village to city and back along the Ucayali River, a major Amazon River tributary, but the ride can take hours and sick people might spread illness on a crowded ferry, Dammann said ... .
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Couple helps Peruvian villages battle COVID-19 from thousands of miles away

Traverse City Record-Eagle 28 Mar 2021
CHARLEVOIX — Nancy Dammann reached for a word to describe the year since she and her husband Edgardo Gómez-Pisco left Peru ... Boats will get you from village to city and back along the Ucayali River, a major Amazon River tributary, but the ride can take hours and sick people might spread illness on a crowded ferry, Dammann said ... .
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As trust fades, Indigenous groups in the Amazon race against time on vaccines

The New Humanitarian 24 Mar 2021
The coronavirus ripped through Shipibo-Conibo communities in his region, Ucayali, last year ... An ongoing second spike has coincided in some districts with flooding from the Ucayali River ... amazon-river-coronavirus.jpg ... Some 70 percent of health posts in Ucayali are only accessible by river.
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Peru’s Cacataibos, tired of being killed, say only indigenous justice remains

La Prensa Latina 10 Mar 2021
Cacataibos have been getting killed for years, but they have never publicly complained about it until Odicio became the leader of the Native Federation of Cacataibo Communities (Fenacoca), an organization encompassing nine communities of some 10,000 people along the Aguaytia, Zungaroyacu and San Alejandro rivers.
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The last call of 2020 for this Florida fire department was literally a dumpster fire

Beatrice Daily Sun 04 Jan 2021
... River in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on April 16, 2020 ... Relatives accompany the coffin that contains the remains of Jose Barbaran, who is believed to have died from complications related to the coronavirus, as they travel by boat on Peru's Ucayali River on Sept.
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A look back at 2020, in 150 images

The Times & Democrat 31 Dec 2020
... indigenous community of Pucallpa, in Peru's Ucayali region, on Aug ... Relatives accompany the coffin that contains the remains of Jose Barbaran, who is believed to have died from complications related to the coronavirus, as they travel by boat on Peru's Ucayali River on Sept.
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Bust of Breonna Taylor vandalized in California

Winona Daily News 28 Dec 2020
... River in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on April 16, 2020 ... Relatives accompany the coffin that contains the remains of Jose Barbaran, who is believed to have died from complications related to the coronavirus, as they travel by boat on Peru's Ucayali River on Sept.
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Five teens form human chain to rescue two children from an icy pond in New Jersey

The Bryan Eagle 22 Dec 2020
... River in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on April 16, 2020 ... Relatives accompany the coffin that contains the remains of Jose Barbaran, who is believed to have died from complications related to the coronavirus, as they travel by boat on Peru's Ucayali River on Sept.
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