Fishermen marched to Repsol’s La Pampilla refinery in Ventanilla

More than a hundred demonstrators approached Repsol’s La Pampilla refinery due to the oil spill in the Ventanilla sea. Photo: Twitter

More than a hundred fishermen and demonstrators came to the La Pampilla refinery of the Spanish company Repsol, located on Nestor Gambetta Avenue, in Ventanilla, in the constitutional province of Callao. On the coast of this district, the energy and petrochemical multinational spilled about 6 thousand barrels of crude that polluted this part of the ocean.

More than 1,500 artisanal fishermen have lost their jobs due to the expansion of crude oil that can reach Huacho beach, in northern Peru. The families of these fishermen are being economically affected, denounced the Sustainable Management of the Giant Squid of the South Pacific (Calamasur).

The protesters arrived at the refinery in the morning hours, waving a huge national flag and demanding that Repsol take responsibility for the damage caused to the beaches. With signs and loudspeakers they also demanded that the Government of Pedro Castillo and the pertinent authorities put a heavy hand against the oil company.

Since the magnitude of the environmental disaster caused by the Spanish company, which does not want to assume any blame, became known, They have already been present at their central offices, in the district of San Isidro since Friday. They have also reached the Spanish Embassy in Peru to demand that the Madrid-based company take responsibility for the ecological disaster it has caused.

Other posters alluded to the lawyer’s comment Rosa Maria Palacios, who wrote about the oil spill that “Looks awful but can be cleaned”, which generated a very large rejection of social networks.

Fishermen's march at Repsol's La Pampilla refinery.  Photo: Twitter
Fishermen’s march at Repsol’s La Pampilla refinery. Photo: Twitter
The lawyer Rosa María Palacios was also a point of criticism for the phrase that became viral on social networks.  Photo: Twitter
The lawyer Rosa María Palacios was also a point of criticism for the phrase that became viral on social networks. Photo: Twitter
Protesters and fishermen called on Repsol for not taking responsibility for the oil spill in the Ventanilla Sea.  Photo: Twitter
Protesters and fishermen called on Repsol for not taking responsibility for the oil spill in the Ventanilla Sea. Photo: Twitter
Fishermen's march at Repsol's La Pampilla refinery.  Photo: Twitter
Fishermen’s march at Repsol’s La Pampilla refinery. Photo: Twitter

FISHERMAN GOT BROKEN

Alejandro Huaroto, one of the fishermen of Bahía Blanca beach, in Ventanilla, affected for the oil spill of the Spanish company Repsol, I know broke down during an interview on the show Every man for himself of the journalists Josefina Townsend and Renato Cisneros.

“We are so, but so affected by this, that we are not even upset, we are sad. In our association there are 200 fishermen with their families”he said with a broken voice.

Huaroto did not understand if the oil spill caused by Repsol was on Saturday, January 15, the oil company was slow to raise the alarm.

“He kept quiet, he didn’t say anything, he allowed the children to go into the contaminated water on Sunday, he allowed them to continue fishing in the contaminated water and eat them or sell them. I do not understand that”, Held.

Finally, the fisherman cataloged the baskets that the energy and petrochemical multinational wants to give as a “kind of mockery” and he felt it was a way “Cover our mouths and not make a lot of noise.”

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