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Temer woos the “beef caucus” by regularizing land-grabs in the Brazilian Amazon

Tuesday, July 18th 2017 - 07:45 UTC
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Land-grabbing follows a long well-established pattern in the Brazilian Amazon, closely linked to lobbies and political interests, and again as in previous circumstances, this time embattled president Michel Temer signed legislation, previously approved by Congress, which regularizes such illegal claims. Read full article


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  • DemonTree

    Wonderful. As well as rewarding people for breaking the law, and allowing them to take land from a national park, this will no doubt encourage them to continue stealing more land and burning down more forest in the hope of it happening again.

    Jul 18th, 2017 - 11:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    This is The Beginning! It's only the “Question of Time”!

    Just watch ALL the Corruption-Cases DISAPPEAR Gradually - Step-By-Step - BUT Definitely:

    Jul 18th, 2017 - 07:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Room101

    Limited imagination, limited morality, limited love of country, limited future for the Amazon.

    Jul 21st, 2017 - 08:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    They'll eventually stop.....when the Amazon becomes a desert.

    Jul 21st, 2017 - 06:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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