However, the court said “the mighty and the undeserving” would be shown no mercy. Asks States to file affidavits to show verification was fair The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed its February 13
Protesters upset over oil and natural gas developments in the resource-rich Amazon are threatening to choke energy supplies in northern Peru, the country's environmental minister said on Tuesday. Peru's government is encouraging investment in hopes of turning the country into a net oil exporter from a net importer.
Protesters angry over oil and natural gas developments in Peru's resource-rich Amazon vowed on Friday to defy the government and step up demonstrations that have disrupted operations at energy companies. A private-sector source told Reuters that as many as 41 vessels serving energy companies are stuck along jungle rivers, unable to move because of the protests.
Protesters in the Amazon basin have forced Peru's state energy company to shut its crude oil pipeline, a company official said on Monday as the government tries to end weeks of demonstrations over natural resources.