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Peruvian Potato Farmer Among Six Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

A Peruvian potato farmer who was beaten and jailed after protesting against the loss of her land and home to a mining firm is among six winners of the Goldman Prize, one of the world's richest awards for environmental activists. The winners, including a Tanzanian land rights campaigner, a Slovakian public interest lawyer and a Puerto Rican nature reserve developer, will be honored at a ceremony Wednesday in Washington D.C. An initial ceremony was held April 18 in San Francisco,...

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