Friday, March 24, 2017

Brazil: the flesh is weak but the meat is rotten

São Paulo, March 22nd. With their usual fine sense of irony, the Federal Police named their latest operation, launched on Friday 17th,   “Carne Fraca”...

Tapajós under attack 1: Temer government set to overthrow Brazil’s environmental...

A catastrophic setback to environmental and indigenous protections was narrowly averted last week when quick action from two federal deputies prevented the agricultural lobby...

Tapajós under attack 5: Greenwash in the Tapajós

The Tapajós River Basin lies at the heart of the Amazon, and at the heart of an exploding controversy: whether to build 40+ large...

Brazil: indigenous lives matter

São Paulo, 15 March. Despairing of  finding justice in Brazil, cacique Ladio Veron of the Guarani Kaiowá indigenous people in Mato Grosso do Sul, ...

Tapajós under attack 4: Day of Terror in Tapajós river basin

The Tapajós River Basin lies at the heart of the Amazon, and at the heart of an exploding controversy: whether to build 40+ large...

Tapajós under attack 3: The End of a People – Munduruku...

The Tapajós River Basin lies at the heart of the Amazon, and at the heart of an exploding controversy: whether to build 40+ large...

Tapajós under attack 2. Battle for the Amazon – The Tapajós...

The Tapajós River Basin lies at the heart of the Amazon, and also at the heart of an exploding controversy: whether to build more...

Brazil: who’s afraid of Lava Jato?

Main image: police family members protest in Vitória. Their placard reads: We've had no wage increase since 2013 - 40% inflation. The coffin is...

Colombia: Santos and the quest for peace

At the end of 2016, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the conflict with the...

Colombia: what does peace mean in Comuna 13?

24 January. With the new year in Colombia came a new sentence from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, holding the state responsible for...

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