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Peru Investigates Apparent Murder of Environmental Activists

The Peruvian government said on Tuesday it is investigating the deaths of four indigenous leaders who were fighting illegal logging in their Amazonian home and were apparently murdered near Peru's border with Brazil. Native leaders said Edwin Chota, a well-known environmental activist and a leader of the Ashaninka indigenous group, was shot and killed along with three of his colleagues about a week ago in a remote corner of the rainforest in the Peruvian region of Ucayali. Police...

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