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Bruno Kelly

Mother of Brazil prison riot victim haunted by anguish, rage

Aug 08 2019

ALTAMIRA, Brazil Odijane Mota still cannot make sense of her son Efraim's gruesome death in a Brazilian jail.

Brazil tribal lands under new threat from farmers, miners

Apr 08 2019

RAPOSA SERRA DO SOL, Brazil A decade after the Macuxi people won a bloody legal battle to expel rice planters from their reservation in a remote part of Brazil, their hold over ancestral lands has come under threat again from new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.

Brazil jaguars find safe haven from floods in rainforest trees

Apr 04 2018

UARINI, Brazil Brazilian jaguars, imperiled by hunters, ranchers and destruction of their habitat, have learned to survive at least one menace -- flooding in the Amazon. They take to the trees!

Brazil's agents of the Amazon fighting loggers, fires to stop deforestation

Aug 22 2017

APUI, Brazil The small town of Apui sits at the new frontline of Brazil's fight against advancing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, where vast forest fires belch jet black smoke visible for miles and loggers denude the jungle.

Wider Image: Brazil's agents of the Amazon fighting loggers, fires to stop deforestation

Aug 21 2017

APUI, Brazil The small town of Apui sits at the new frontline of Brazil's fight against advancing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, where vast forest fires belch jet black smoke visible for miles and loggers denude the jungle.

Indigenous Venezuelans seek relief in Brazil's Amazon metropolis

May 10 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO Facing hunger and hardship in their villages along Venezuela's Caribbean coast, hundreds of indigenous Warao are now trying their luck on the gritty streets of Manaus, Brazil's Amazonian metropolis.

Teaching community through capoeira in a hardscrabble Rio slum

Jul 29 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO Manoel Pereira Costa is a star on this sprawling mountainside in Rio de Janeiro.

Teaching community through capoeira in a hardscrabble Rio slum

Jul 29 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO Manoel Pereira Costa is a star on this sprawling mountainside in Rio de Janeiro.

WIDER IMAGE-Teaching community through capoeira in a hardscrabble Rio slum

Jul 29 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 29 Manoel Pereira Costa is a star on this sprawling mountainside in Rio de Janeiro.

Fight against illegal Amazon gold mining intensifies

Apr 26 2016

AMAJARI, Brazil After trekking nearly two hours through dense jungle, Brazilian environmental special forces burst into a clearing where the trees had been sawn and a muddy crater dug: an illegal gold mine on indigenous land in the heart of the Amazon.

World News

Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing.