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VENEZUELA: Hunger Strike Off as Gov’t Agrees to Talks on Native Demands

Posted on 25 October 2010 by admin

'Our Struggle Is for Territory; Freedom for Yukpa Chief Sabino Romero.' Credit:Courtesy of Homo et Natura.

By Humberto M√°rquez

CARACAS, Oct 25, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – An 81-year-old Jesuit missionary in Venezuela ended a week-long hunger strike Monday after the government agreed to high-level talks to negotiate the release of three indigenous prisoners facing murder charges and to discuss land claims by Yukpa communities.
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