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Opinion by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Curmudgeon begs leave of his readers, particularly those in or from the USA, to point out that yesterday, the Day of the Dead, an historic event occurred. The Chicago Cubs...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Thousands of indigenous people from at least 22 countries around the world are gathering in the Amazon region to compete in sporting events and share part of their culture with...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, is scheduled to sign a decree on Monday, April 20th, demarking three areas of land in the Northern region of Brazil as indigenous lands,...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Indigenous activists have occupied a number of ranches in Mato Grosso do Sul state, located in Brazil’s Center-West region, in a long-running dispute over territory they consider their ancestral homelands....
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The federal government said Monday it would not negotiate with indigenous groups which on Tuesday entered their sixth day of occupying the controversial Belo Monte dam construction site. In the inflammatory...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the shadow of Rio's famous Maracanã Stadium, Batalhão de Choque (Shock Battalion) officers, indigenous Brazilian squatters and their sympathizers clashed again at the Museu do Índio (Indian...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Batalhão de Choque (Shock Battalion) police units confronted a squatter community of indigenous Brazilians in the long-standing conflict surrounding a property that was the Museu do Índio (Indian Museum) from...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Brazilian federal court ruled Tuesday (October 30th) that a group of 170 Guarani-Kaiowá ethnic Indians can remain on a one-hectare plot of land in Mato Grosso do Sul state...
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