Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro once again aimed his cannons at US actor Leonardo DiCaprio for his denunciations of the devastation of the Amazon.
British reporter Dom Phillips, who was murdered earlier this month while venturing into Amazonia to gather material for a book, has been laid to rest in Niterói, in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's government has been advised by the United Nations to conduct an impartial investigation into the murders of British journalist Don Phillips and local indigenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira in Amazonia earlier this month.
The bodies of British reporter Dom Phillips and Brazilian indigenous affairs expert Bruno Araújo Pereira were found lifeless in Amazonia Wednesday while the two suspects arrested in connection with the case have reportedly confessed to committing the murders.
Despite versions from family members that two bodies had been found belonging to missing British reporter Dom Phillips and indgenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira, Brazilian Federal Police in the state of Amazonas deny any such discoveries.
Brazilian authorities have arrested a suspect in the case of British journalist Dom Phillips and his local indigenous affairs expert friend Bruno Araújo Pereira who went missing in Amazonia earlier this week. Phillips and Araújo were last seen Sunday after leaving Sao Rafael in a boat on Sunday on their way to indigenous enclaves where they planned to collect materials for a future book.
Financing from the BRICS bank has been pivotal in boosting pavement, drainage, basic sanitation and sidewalk construction works in Brazil's Amazonia, it was reported.
A new armed confrontation allegedly involving garimpeiros has left at least two people dead and five others injured in Brazil's Yanomami Indigenous Land, it was reported.
Despite announcements from the Government of President Jair Bolsonaro that action would be taken to reverse the trend, deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has reached new highs in January of 2022, it was reported Friday.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said the Amazon desertification alert was “the same old nonsense” and blamed the opposition for those reports which were aimed at denting the country's image and scaring away investors.