Defending the Amazon Protest
A walk through the historical center of town surprised us with an awesome protest against petroleum and mining operations in the Amazon! This meant a lot to me considering my time living in the Amazon two years ago with the organization called Union de Afectados por Texaco, which has been fighting against Chevron Texaco in court for 20 years seeking justice for the billions of spilled gallons of crude oil which made the cancer rate in the region twice as high. The women were singing a song about strong women opposing the destruction of nature.
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