RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (Reuters) Indigenous chief Raoni Metuktire, proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize, said on Wednesday his people would not leave the Amazon and called on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to step down, a day after the head of state accused him of being a pawn of foreign interests.
Brazil’s best-known indigenous chief was welcomed by opposition lawmakers with ovations and tribal chants at Congress, where he spoke to reporters through an interpreter.
“Bolsonaro said I was not a leader, but it is he who is no leader and should go,” Raoni, 89, said at the . . .