The invasions of indigenous territories in Rondonia are not something new. But data on episodes of violence in the countryside, such as assassinations of leaders and threats to communities, reveal the resurgence of this fight.
Nicinha: a body awaiting the DNA test, a voice that not shut up
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.
Brazil finds giant destruction by mining in reserve
Deforested area corresponds to more than a thousand football fields, says IBAMA. A joint operation disabled mining, and equipment was burned.
Justice suspends repeal of protected areas of Rondônia state, Brazil
Decision revoked act of the Legislative Assembly of the state, which abolished the decrees of creation of four protected areas of sustainable use.
Researchers study mercury index in fish and breast milk in Brazil
Samples were collected in the basin of the Madeira River in Rondonia State, the Tocantins river in the states of Goiás and Maranhão, and the Negro river in the Amazonas State.
After the flood, cities were unprepared to attend the disaster
Municipalities of the seven municipalities most affected by historic flooding did not have services to act in reducing the risk of natural disaster and carry out mitigation actions, responses and recovery of social and economic damage of the population in 2014.
G1: Imazon indicates high of 467% in deforestation in the Amazon in October
Data refers to the same month in 2013; Monitoring is unofficial. Rondônia was the state with more deforestation, according to the NGO.
Dar Perú: Big hydroelectrics and the great flood of the Madeira River
Documentary with testimonies of people affected by hydroelectrics Santo Antonio and Jirau and Madeira river floods, amplified by dams.
Flood makes government declare calamity in Rondonia state
With the intensification of social and economic damage caused by the flooding of the Madeira River in Rondônia, the governor declared public emergency in the State.
El Deber: Brazil comes to justice by dams and Bolivia is waiting
Public Ministry and Rondonia lawyers submitted a legal action against Jirau and San Antonio. They are accused of causing flooding. In Bolivia notes that no supervision.