Federal Police to Investigate Group Suspected of Having Set Fires in the Amazon

According to the story, over seventy people, including trade unionists, farmers, traders, and land grabbers agreed, through a group on WhatsApp, to set fire to the roadsides of the BR-63 highway, which connects the region of Pará to ports on the Tapajós River and to the state of Mato Grosso.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minister of Justice and Public Security, Sérgio Moro, said yesterday, August 25th, on Twitter that the Federal Police (PF) intend to investigate members of a group that may have planned to set fires in forest areas between the municipalities of Altamira and Novo . . .

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