ACT News

by: Rhett A. Butler
Publication: mongabay.com
"Roberto Franco, a political scientist who worked with the Amazon Conservation Team-Colombia, died when the Piper PA-31 Navajo crashed after takeoff from Araracuara in the department of Caquetá. Daniel Matapi, an indigenous leader, also perished."
by: Angélica María Cuevas Guarnizo
Publication: elespectador.com
"Posibles fallas mecánicas tumbaron la aeronave a 10 kilómetros de Puerto Santander (Amazonas). Los dos pilotos y los ocho tripulantes, entre los que se encontraban los investigadores Roberto Franco García, de 61 años, y el indígena Daniel Matapí, murieron tras el impacto."
by: Diana Milena Cabezas
Publication: ElLider.com.c0
"Indigenous representatives of the Caquetá department are participating in the Congress of Indigenous Communities, an activity that is part of a project to strengthen the indigenous organizations of Caquetá, executed by the NGO Amazon Conservation Team (ACT)."