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Brazil military moves to protect Indigenous people from COVID-19 deep in Amazon forest

01 Jul 2020

BOA VISTA, Brazil Brazil's military delivered protective supplies and medicines on Tuesday by helicopter to isolated Amazon indigenous communities bordering Venezuela and tested frightened members for COVID-19.

Indigenous village faces existential threat from Brazil dam burst

30 Jan 2019

SAO JOAQUIM DE BICAS, Brazil Miles (km) downstream from where a dam owned by miner Vale SA burst on Friday, killing hundreds, a small indigenous village in Brazil faces doubts about its very existence as the river at the center of life here runs dark with mining waste.

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