The Wayuu People’s Struggle for Clean Drinking Water in the Guajira Peninsula

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The Guajira peninsula, facing the Caribbean Sea, is shared by Colombia and Venezuela. It is also home to the Way indigenous people, who are the largest indigenous group in both countries. The Wayuu face numerous challenges, but one of their main struggles is the lack of access to clean drinking water. In this report, Toby Muse tells the story of the Wayuu and their difficulties.