Tag: Indigenous People

3 children die in 11 days in the Xingu during indigenous healthcare void

There were no doctors on the morning of April 2 to see Milena Kaiabi, who was born in the Paranaíta village, in the Xingu Indigenous Park, north of Mato Grosso. The 4 days old newborn was crying, feverish and unwilling to breastfeed, but the nurse that visited the...

Brazilian meat industry encroaches on Paraguayan Chaco

It is in the arid forests of the Chaco, a rich environment naturally adapted to the intense heat and the scarcity of water, that the Paraguayan government plans to consolidate the country as the world’s slaughterhouse. Driven by Brazilian investors, the State’s...