Category Archives: Brazil

The indigenous tribes fighting the curse of xawara in Brazil | Independent

Ehuana Yaira at the meeting of the Yanomami and Yek’wana leaders (Victor Moriyama/ISA) Illegal mining in Brazil not only devastates the environment, it also threatens the existence of the country’s last major isolated indigenous community through the spread of coronavirus. Emily … Continue reading

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73 Million Trees to Be Planted in World’s Largest Reforestation Initiative

By Jessica Stewart on November 2, 2017 Photo: Jorge Illich-Gejo Conservation International is starting a six-year reforestation project in Brazil to plant 73 million trees in the Amazon Rainforest.   In an increasingly urgent race to combat rising climates and … Continue reading

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Brazil — Brody Simpson

Brazil Brazil — Brody Simpson

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Bolsonaro Says the Best Vaccine for Covid-19 Is the Virus, which Has Killed More than 188,000 in The Country – 24/12/2020 – Science and Health – Folha

Without a mask, the president spoke with supporters and, for the most part, without protection   Daniel Carvalho BRASÍLIA President Jair Bolsonaro (without a party) said on Wednesday (23) that the best vaccine for Covid-19 is the coronavirus itself, which … Continue reading

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Brazil father mourns son as coronavirus toll rises

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may think the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t that big of a deal. But don’t tell that to a Rio taxi driver whose son succumbed to the disease (Dec. 16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress

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Enslaved people rescued from illegal Brazilian gold mine

Authorities raided a mine run by Raimunda Oliveira Nunes, who is on Brazil’s ‘dirty list’ of people using slave labour. 10 Nov 2020 The rescue of 39 enslaved people from an illegal gold mine in Brazil run by a known … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Yanomami people victims of illegal gold rush in Amazon rainforest

In the northern Brazilian state of Roraima, more and more illegal gold miners are invading indigenous land. This gold rush comes with the blessing of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro. Our reporters Fanny Lothaire and Laura Damase investigated the illegal activities … Continue reading

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Violence erupts in Brazil after a black man is beaten to death outside supermarket

A black man has died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Black Consciousness Day. Videos of the incident circulated on social media and have sparked outrage and protests across … Continue reading

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Indigenous Communities Under Siege in Rondon’s Land

May 08, 2019 | InfoAmazonia BY GUSTAVO FALEIROS. IMAGES BY FÁBIO NASCIMENTO Image courtesy of Fabio Nascimento. The continued invasion of native territories in the western part of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.   In Rondônia, the Indians are under siege. It is … Continue reading

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Youth Orchestra of Bahia – Tico-Tico no Fubá

The Youth Orchestra of Bahia – YOBA, under the baton of Ricardo Castro, performs Zequinha de Abreu’s Tico-Tico no Fubá on the closing concert of its European – Southeastern Brazilian Tour. The concert was held on July 18th, 2010, in … Continue reading

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