Brazilian Indigenous Leader Chief Raoni Hospitalized with Digestive Hemorrhaging

Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019, Raoni was admitted to a local, but was transferred to a hospital with ICU facilities in Sinop, Mato Grosso, after his condition worsened.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Raoni Institute announced through a note that Chief Raoni, hospitalized in Mato Grosso, was suffering from digestive bleeding.

"He began presenting symptoms of dehydration eight days ago and was transferred from his village in the Capoto-Jarina Indigenous Territory to a hospital in Colíder on Thursday, July 16th. Due to his age, his state of health inspires care, and so far the cause of his severe anemia has not yet . . .

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