Reuters, August 28, 2017
SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A group of armed men claiming to represent the nation’s indigenous Mapuche people hijacked and burned 29 logging trucks in southern Chile on Monday morning as a years-long conflict with forestry companies heated up.
The government convened an emergency meeting less than two weeks after a similar hijacking in which 18 trucks were burned, and several high-ranking officials denounced the attack later in the day. Read the rest of this entry
translated by Earth First! Journal, January 12, 2017
During Sunday’s dawn, a new incendiary attack was registered in the Padre Las Casas commune of La Araucanía.
An unknown number of people arrived there, and burned a cistern truck, four backhoes, one roller, and one motor grader which had been used for work by the real estate company Del Sur… Read the rest of this entry