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Urgent action needed to address oil spills, Peruvian bishop says

March 01, 2016

A Peruvian bishop has called upon government officials to do more to address recent oil spills that have left 60,000 indigenous persons without drinkable water.

“The authorities must, in a responsible and fast manner, provide a satisfactory response to this disaster,” said Bishop Gilberto Vizcarra Mori, the apostolic vicar of Jaén, according to a Fides report.


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