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Sergio Queiroz

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 city burying eight victims of school attack

Mar 14 2019

SUZANO, Brazil Stunned family members on Thursday prepared to bury the eight victims of a school shooting in Brazil, along with the two attackers who carried out the violence, and grappled to understand why the bloodshed took place.

Boy without feet causing stir in Brazil

Aug 31 2012

CAMPOS, Brazil Brazilian Gabriel Muniz, 11, is one of the best players at his school despite being born without feet and he dreams of being a footballer when he grows up, even though he knows it can only be at disabled level.

Boy without feet causing stir in Brazil

Aug 31 2012

CAMPOS, Brazil Brazilian Gabriel Muniz, 11, is one of the best players at his school despite being born without feet and he dreams of being a footballer when he grows up, even though he knows it can only be at disabled level.

Boy without feet causing stir in Brazil

Aug 31 2012

CAMPOS, Brazil Brazilian Gabriel Muniz, 11, is one of the best players at his school despite being born without feet and he dreams of being a footballer when he grows up, even though he knows it can only be at disabled level.

Soccer-Boy without feet causing stir in Brazil

Aug 31 2012

CAMPOS, Brazil, Aug 31 Brazilian Gabriel Muniz, 11, is one of the best players at his school despite being born without feet and he dreams of being a footballer when he grows up, even though he knows it can only be at disabled level.

Striking police vacate protest site in Brazilian city

Feb 09 2012

SALVADOR, Brazil Hundreds of striking police officers on Thursday ended their 10-day occupation of a state assembly house in Brazil's third-biggest city, easing tensions in a walkout that unleashed a bloody crime wave and threatened upcoming carnival celebrations.

Striking police end protest in Brazil city

Feb 09 2012

SALVADOR, Brazil Hundreds of striking police officers agreed early Thursday to leave a state assembly house they had occupied for 10 days in Brazil's third-biggest city, easing tensions in a walkout that unleashed a bloody crime wave and cast doubt on upcoming carnival celebrations across the country.

Striking police end protest in Brazil city

Feb 09 2012

SALVADOR, Brazil Hundreds of striking police officers agreed early Thursday to leave a state assembly house they had occupied for 10 days in Brazil's third-biggest city, easing tensions in a walkout that unleashed a bloody crime wave and cast doubt on upcoming carnival celebrations across the country.

Brazilian state's death toll tops 100 as police strike

Feb 07 2012

SALVADOR, Brazil A toll of 115 murders and widespread looting, assaults and vandalism in the past week are roiling Brazil's third-biggest city, casting doubts over upcoming carnival celebrations and raising questions about security ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

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