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Peruvian Indigenous Group Reaches Agreement Over Oil Spill, Releases Hostages

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LIMA, Peru

Members of the Wampis indigenous group in Peru’s Loreto state have released eight hostages they had been holding since March 6th, after the community reached an agreement with state-owned Petroperú and the National Civil Defense Institute (INDECI) over a recent oil spill.