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Peru: Pope Gets Pushback on Environment

Pope Francis has staked his legacy on defending the poor. But in places like La Orora, Peru, degraded by 77 years of smelting heavy metals, the poor simply want to work, no matter what Francis says.

Peru: Expedition to the Curanja

Journalist Andrew Lawler takes us on a journey through Peru to reach the Curanja River, where indigenous people live without access to electricity, clean water or health care.