Indigenous peoples of Brazil
Chico Mendes’ daughter remembers him on the 31st anniversary of his assassination

Angela Mendes, the daughter of Brazilian environmentalist Chico Mendes, reflects on his legacy and the actions being taken today to continue the work he started

With more than 300,000 infected in a week, Brazil goes back to peak levels of COVID-19

The pandemic has been advancing at increased rates for more than a month; number of deaths has accelerated for four weeks

Racism and death at Carrefour are the tip of the iceberg involving multinationals

Racism and death at Carrefour are the tip of the iceberg involving multinationals

Tapi Yawalapiti: “My father died fighting for Indigenous peoples, defending the land”

A victim of COVID-19, chief Aritana Yawalapiti, historical leader of the Xingu, died on August 5

Why a growing force in Brazil is charging that President Jair Bolsonaro has committed crimes against humanity

Trade unions in Brazil have taken to the International Criminal Court to charge President Jair Bolsonaro with crimes against humanity over his mismanagement of the pandemic

Brazilian liberation theologist Dom Pedro Casaldáliga passes away

Dom Pedro Casaldáliga Plá was renowned for his defense of the rights of indigenous people and the poor

Neoliberal discourse on land harms livelihoods and environmental security: Oakland Institute report

Studying the cases of countries like Ukraine, Zambia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Brazil, the Oakland Institute report debunks some of the myths on development and land use propagated by mainstream economics, and calls for the preservation of commons.

Rising death toll and collapsing services, Manaus buries Covid victims in mass graves

The country’s seventh largest city is facing an unprecedented health crisis with a lack of health and funeral services

Brazil Indigenous In Bolsonaro’s Brazil, indigenous groups are struggling for basic human rights

Land invasions on indigenous reserves have increased by 150% since Bolsonaro’s election. At least 16 attacks on indigenous communities have been documented thus far, including four homicides, as well as instances of stoning, deforesting, and arson.

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