Members of Peru’s Wampis Indigenous Community Take Officials Hostage Over Oil Pollution

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LIMA, Peru

Members of the indigenous Wampis community in Peru have taken eight people hostage to demand help from the federal government in the wake of an oil spill from the Northern Peruvian Pipeline last month.