Inspired by Wänä’cä, a leader who is mentioned in the ancestral songs of the Huöttöja people, Hortimio Ochoa is the visible face of defense of the Cataniapo hydrographic basin in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas. It is an area subject to increasingly evident pressure associated with mining, deforestation and the incursion of illegal armed groups.
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The event was a mobilization held by social movements of organizations of Pará municipalities of Santarém, Itaituba, Jacareacanga and Aveiro. These organizations are unified in the Tapajós Vivo movement, based in Santarém.
This big tree is disappearing due to deforestation, land development, and the acceleration of urbanization. All of this is occurring without the consideration of conservationism.
More than 20 days ago the family recognized a body at the Medical Legal Institute as the Nicinha, and is awaiting liberation to the burial.
In the film there are testimonies of people who suffered human rights violations, in addition to unemployment, and forced eviction without compensation of families whose areas were flooded by the dams.
The Brazilian interim government of President Michel Temer, who took over after the departure of Dilma Rousseff, complete one month on June 12 without setting an agenda for indigenous peoples of the country.
After disagreements, the chief Mapu also said that the former councilor Allison Lima wanted to keep indigenous’ money and appointed him as the author of death threats, but the political denies.
The first turbine of the Belo Monte dam began to operate in pre-operational phase. It happened just over five years after the start of construction of the plant, projected to be the fourth largest in the world.
In a desperate move the birds, many endangered, sought refuge in the city of Caracaraí.
Scientist says that to fight diseases transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, the best way is prevention. “The only tool we have is still fighting the vector.”