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SUNS # 8542 Friday 29 September 2017

Rights : Reconciliation needed with indigenous peoples over energy projects (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The issues surrounding energy development in the United States underscore the need for reconciliation between the federal Government and indigenous peoples, according to a UN human rights expert.

Mexico : Marginalised minorities and homeless especially hard-hit by quake (PRIV)
(IPS, Mexico City)
Maricela Fernandez, an indigenous woman from the Nahnu or Otomi people, shows the damages that the September 19 earthquake inflicted on the old house where 10 families of her people were living as squatters, in a neighbourhood in the center-west of Mexico City.

Malawi : Communal fight against deadly avian disease (PRIV)
(IPS, Lilongwe)
Lydia Katengeza, a community vaccinator with the Nathenje Community Vaccination Association (NCVA), wakes up as early as 5 a.m., ready with her I-2 vaccine vial in a storage container in her hand.

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