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Opinion, by Haley White PARÁ, BRAZIL – When I get back to a hotel room and decide that I need a little TV time, I normally search for a channel like AXN, Universal, or Sony — a digital space where...
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 Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A logistics project worth US$4.1 billion has been stopped in its tracks, as the world’s largest iron ore producer, Vale, was forced to suspend work on the extension of the...
By Patricia Maresch, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Foreign Ministry rejected a request from the Organization of American States (OAS) to halt work on its massive hydro-electric Belo Monte dam in the Amazon rainforest. Itamaraty...
By Mira Olson, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The IBAMA (Brazilian Environmental Agency) issued a provisional license on February 1st to move forward with plans to build the controversial Belo Monte mega-dam in the Xingú river, a tributary of...

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