Indigenous South Americans blockade villages (3-30-20)

‘Coronavirus could wipe us out’: indigenous South Americans blockade villages

The Guardian, March 30, 2020

By in Lima, in São Paulo, in Bogotá and in Rio de Janeiro

Groups in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru withdraw into homes as physicians highlight history of diseases ‘decimating’ communities. Indigenous groups across South America are blockading their villages and retreating into their traditional forest and mountain homes in an effort to escape the potentially cataclysmic threat of coronavirus.

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