Whilst some in Venezuela are mourning the death of Hugo Chávez, the indigenous Yukpa people are mourning the death of their leader, Chief Sabino Romero, murdered on 3rd March. The story of his daughter Zenaida is told here.
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LAMMP is pleased to announce that its second European Speakers’ Tour is under way. Four indigenous people from Venezuela, Guatemala and Peru will be meeting in Brussels, Geneva and London with members of parliament, government officials and NGOs to describe the problems they face.
To mark the 12th of October, the day on which the arrival of Christopher Colombus in America in 1492 is commemorated, LAMMP denounces the silent ethnocide of the Yukpa indigenous people in the state of Zulia, Venezuela.