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Published: Saturday 30 June 2012

>> Peru’s last uncontacted tribes may have never heard of Mick Jagger but conservationists are calling on the Rolling Stones frontman to help save their Amazonian homeland. The rockstar, who was made an honorary ambassador for environment during a visit to Peru last year, is being asked to weigh in on a controversial gas field project that threatens Mashco-Piros.

>> Colombia’s largest rebel group on May 30 released a French freelance journalist whom it had held captive for a month. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia claimed that Romeo Langlois was a prisoner of war.

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