World Bank lends a destroying hand – no news there!

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Bad news, but as expected the Camisea liquid natural gas project in the Peruvian Amazon was approved by the IFC yesterday. See press reports below and a link to the letter sent by NGOs prior to the IFC board’s approval. Please use this in any press work or meetings with your country representatives.

Peru’s gas exporting project gets World Bank loan
http://www.reuters.com/article/companyNews/idUSN0521183720080205

Link to letter
http://www.ifiwatchnet.org/?q=en/node/4085

Amazon Watch campaign page
http://www.amazonwatch.org/amazon/PE/camisea/

BWP article on Camisea, December 2007
http://www.brettonwoodsproject.org/art-558777

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