November 13, 2020
Exclusive survey reveals 145 requests filed with the National Mining Agency as of November 3, the highest number in 24 years. A bill presented by President Bolsonaro would legalize activities currently prohibited by the Constitution. Image: operation against illegal mining in TI Kayapó, in 2017. Photo: Felipe Werneck/InfoAmazonia.
April 6, 2014
Operation by Federal Police, Federal Highway Police, National Indian Foundation and federal prosecutors removed the 70 people who illegally occupied indigenous land in the northwestern region of Mato Grosso.
March 10, 2014
Environment Minister in Peru requested the judiciary to take action against Adolfo Cayra for dismissing the judge responsible for overturning rulings that were favorable for illegal mining.