Two cases of prejudice and violence —the murders of Vitor and Dos Santos— are two extremes of a reality that is lived daily by Brazil’s indigenous population.
Protected Areas and Indigenous Lands
The reason would be the consumption of a banned fish for human consumption in countries like Colombia and Brazil, because its body has the ability to accumulate mercury acquired by the environment.
For 11 days, people from Ucayali protested against the rise of electronic fees and the prices of drinking water, gas and telephone.
For the Indigenous Community of Anzol in the state of Roraima, Brazil, the drought they experience is not caused by the weather phenomenon El Niño, as scientists say.
Forest people participate in a unique project that seeks to value their products and cultures, and especially a way of life that preserves the Amazon.
After 48 hours of agony, 4 and 5-year-old Kichwa indigenous children die due to a rare disease characterized by fever, black vomiting and dehydration.
Over a hundred Mundurukú indigenous, among them leaders, warriors and children, came to a point on the Tapajos river, which they consider sacred, to pass a message to the world: “Stop the dams. Keep the Tapajós river alive.”
In the market Vado in Yurimaguas, Loreto, Peru, over 150 animals were rescued, including monkeys, parrots and turtles.
The event in Lima, Peru, highlighted pressing issues such as the recovery of indigenous forest surveillance and hydrocarbons.