Tag: Xingu

How backhoe makers encourage illegal mining in the Amazon

How backhoe makers encourage illegal mining in the Amazon

A raft slides on the waters of a river in a remote area of the Amazon, carrying a Hyundai hydraulic excavator that weighs at least 15 tons into the forest. The scene was recorded by indigenous people and sent to authorities by WhatsApp, along with a request for help....

Raoni anuncia apoio a Lula: ‘Bolsonaro quer a extinção dos indígenas’

Raoni está cansado. Mesmo um ano após ter vencido a covid, o líder indígena, de 91 anos, ainda sente dores no corpo e dificuldade para respirar, como contou em entrevista exclusiva à Repórter Brasil, na sede do seu instituto em Peixoto Azevedo (MT). O vírus o infectou...

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...

Even after a 25-million-real fine, JBS still sources livestock from Amazon-deforesting companies

A 24.7-million-real fine was not enough for JBS to stop buying cattle from companies that contribute to destroy the Amazon. Despite being punished by Operation Cold Meat for illegal practices in 2017, the company that owns the Friboi, Seara and Swift brands continues...