blocks in Colombia's Putumayo
Basin in southern Colombia, following
The scandal first began to unfold in 1907 when a crusading newspaperman in Iquitos published reports of atrocities committed against indigenous rubber gatherers working between the Putumayo
and Caqueta Rivers on land belonging to the Peruvian Amazon Company, a London-registered business whose sole product was natural rubber exported from Peru to Britain.
tigrinus en el Departamento de Putumayo
(localidad 18), El ejemplar fue observado por el botanico Mario Camilo Barrera en 1999, mientras polinizaba algunas orquideas.
Our Caribbean CD compilations have been reasonably strong," said Dan Storper, who founded Putumayo
in 1993 and says the label has since sold more than 20 million CDs worldwide.
I had told the women how the Amazon rainforests recycle the rains that arrive from the tropical Atlantic, between Africa and Brazil; how the massive thunderstorms draw in the Trade Winds, with their rich burden of many millions of tons of water vapour; how without the trees to relay the water via their roots and leaves, Colombia and the Putumayo
would lose their precious watering.
, residents said, the paramilitaries control the cities and towns, while the guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, dominate the countryside, where they tax the cultivation of coca leaf.
label is known for its world music and artful children's collections featuring Nicola Heindl's distinctive CD cover illustrations.
The 12 tracks on American Folk, put out by Putumayo
, cover a range of styles, everything from folk-rock to "folkabilly" to a spare acoustic guitar.
This is the first time that Putumayo
World Music has staged a major U.
The Latin Playground English and Spanish Activity Kit, released by Putumayo
Kids, allows children of all ages to explore music, language and culture from eight countries.
FARC and AUC activities in southern Colombia have been a major obstacle to our aerial eradication and alternative development programs, especially in Putumayo
I speak for the campesinos, the small farmers," Ivan Gerardo Guerrero, governor of Putumayo