1/19/2006

Exclusive: Selling the Amazon for a Handful of Beads


By Kelly Hearn, AlterNet. Posted January 17, 2006.

In the midst of an Amazonian oil boom, classified documents reveal deep links between oil companies and Ecuador's military.

View the story at: http://www.alternet.org/story/30657/

Ecuadorian Huaorani Indians march on the streets of Quito. The Huaorani Indians were protesting against oil exploration by oil companies on their lands.
Credit: REUTERS/Stringer GG/SA.