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'No to the mine' - Mexico's Indians fight to stop mining on ancestral land

05 Mar 2019

IXTACAMAXTITLAN, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After nearly 20 years of wrangling, a group of Nahua Indian villagers could make legal history in Mexico this month when a court rules on a land dispute involving a Canadian miner.

FEATURE-'No to the mine' - Mexico's Indians fight to stop mining on ancestral land

05 Mar 2019

IXTACAMAXTITLAN, Mexico, March 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After nearly 20 years of wrangling, a group of Nahua Indian villagers could make legal history in Mexico this month when a court rules on a land dispute involving a Canadian miner.

Rio de Janeiro hits the gas in push toward its zero carbon goal

26 Feb 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In its efforts to slash its climate-changing emissions nearly to zero by 2050, Rio de Janeiro has chosen a perhaps unlikely place to start: its trash bins.

FEATURE-Rio de Janeiro hits the gas in push toward its zero carbon goal

26 Feb 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In its efforts to slash its climate-changing emissions nearly to zero by 2050, Rio de Janeiro has chosen a perhaps unlikely place to start: its trash bins.

Without defense, indigenous Brazilians left to languish in jail

17 Jan 2019

DOURADOS, Brazil (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The plight of jailed indigenous Brazilians looked unlikely to change under President Jair Bolsonaro, campaigners said, despite a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation backing findings that many were locked up on dubious charges and without a lawyer.

Brazil expels loggers in rare operation to protect threatened tribe

19 Dec 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazilian authorities have expelled a group of illegal loggers and ranchers from a remote area of the Amazon in a risky and rare operation to protect a threatened indigenous tribe.

Brazil expels loggers in rare operation to protect threatened tribe

19 Dec 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - B razilian authorities have expelled a group of illegal loggers and ranchers from a remote area of the Amazon in a risky and rare operation to protect a threatened indigenous tribe.

Indigenous land, culture at stake in Brazil election - experts

26 Oct 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Brazil (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Victory by far-right Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Sunday's elections could lead to indigenous people losing lucrative land, campaigners and researchers warned.

Indigenous land, culture at stake in Brazil election - experts

26 Oct 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Brazil, Oct 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - V ictory by far-right Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Sunday's elections could lead to indigenous people losing lucrative land, campaigners and researchers warned.

Decades of dispossession: indigenous Brazilians battle to get back land

25 Oct 2018

CAARAPO, Brazil (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three years after he was shot, indigenous chief Elpidio Pires cannot shake the smell of gunpowder.

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