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Saturday, September 21st 2019 - 13:30 UTC
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President Jair Bolsonaro, a former Army officer himself, is said to be behind the Rio Branco project President Jair Bolsonaro, a former Army officer himself, is said to be behind the Rio Branco project

Top secret documents drafted by Brazilian military, backed by President Jair Bolsonaro, indicate that the Amazon is under threat of Chinese penetration, according to a report published Friday by the site The Intercept, accessed by the Italian news agency ANSA.

 The news article in the publication directed by American journalist Glenn Greenwald explains that Brazil has to guarantee “sovereignty” on the border with Suriname, a country where there is a growing presence of Chinese immigrants.

Brazil also needs to repel the actions of the Catholic Church and the environmentalists, the dossiers included in the Rio Branco project revealed.

The Intercept elaborates, based on the sayings of a Brazilian general whose audio the site had access to, how China began encircling “strategic” areas such as Siberia, Nepal or Suriname by sending large contingents of immigrants, a general said during a reserved meeting whose audio The Intercept had access to.
    
“On the western border of Siberia there are more Chinese than Cossacks, Russia is becoming aware of that national security problem, we have to wake up before the problem occurs here,” the general reportedly said.

Since February, Brazilian Army officers and representatives of the government have met with businessmen and politicians to present the Rio Branco project of occupation of the Amazon, which includes the construction of a hydroelectric plant and the prolongation of the transamazon highway, the report goes on.

For President Bolsonaro, the original peoples are “an obstacle to the presence of the State, which is why he proposes a 'new hope for the country' that leaves indigenism and environmentalism behind,” wrote the site.

The lengthy report deals with Bolsonaro's plan to populate the Amazon facing the Chinese, NGOs and the Catholic Church, ANSA points out.

(Source: ANSA)

 

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  • Terence Hill

    ”As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames.
    The number of active fires recorded in Brazil from the start of the year to Sep 19 was up 56 per cent over the same period in 2018. Nearly half of the blazes are in the Amazon.
    https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/as-global-leaders-meet--the-amazon-rainforest-burns-11931258

    Sep 22nd, 2019 - 12:28 am 0
  • :o))

    @Terence Hill

    This fire is not sufficient enough to warn the politicians for taking positive action.

    There should be many more, frequent + catastrophically devastating fires to cause irreparable damage to finally wake the politicians up for taking drastic steps!

    Sep 23rd, 2019 - 02:28 pm 0
  • Terence Hill

    “Indigenous Leaders Reject Brazil Government’s Attempt to Deceive UN Using Showcase Indian
    Chiefs from the Xingu Indigenous Territory and the Association of Xingu Indigenous People issued a letter rejecting what they consider to be the manipulatory inclusion in the Brazilian government delegation of an indigenous woman, who does not represent the Kalapalo people. There is a lot of fake news about the fires, which is the fault of Bolsonaro's government ... There is no such thing there.” According to her, the fires are part of the local culture for clearing land. “It is not because of a new government that everything is burning,” she said . . .
    https://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/brazil/life-brazil/in-a-statement-indigenous-leaders-say-they-reject-brazils-attempt-to-deceive-un-with-showcase-indian/

    Don't take any wooden Indians.

    Sep 23rd, 2019 - 07:36 pm 0
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