Dying for a drink

Most of Peru is in the grip of water stress. Environmental concerns, mainly over water, caused close to half of the country's social conflicts between 2006 and 2011. Those conflicts wounded thousands and killed at least 195 people. It's a battle many Peruvians say they're losing, even as they ask the rest of the world for help — and beg Canada to pay attention.

Posted: April 19, 2014

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