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Chile Francis: Francis and Amazon Jungle

chile francis: Francis arrived in Lima Thursday afternoon after finishing a trip to Chile, according to The Chronicle Herald. Francis will meet with Amazonian indigenous groups who are hoping he will call on the state to grant them formal land rights and encourage the government to support the cleanup of rivers and land spoiled by illegal mining and deforestation. Pope Francis has landed in Peru for a four-day trip that will take him into the sweltering Amazon jungle to meet with indigenous communities and put him face-to-face with a president narrowly escaped impeachment in December. He is also slated to speak with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who sparked nationwide protests in December after pardoning former Peruvian strongman Alberto Fujimori. Pope Francis is en route to Peru after wrapping up a visit to neighbouring Chile. The pardon reopened wounds from a bloody chapter in Peru's history. 5 p.m. ( As reported in the news.