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WIDER IMAGE-Besieged Amazon tribes grant rare access to Xingu chief’s funeral rites

Oct 20 2021

XINGU INDIGENOUS PARK, Brazil When a big chief dies on the Xingu indigenous reservation, its tribes gather for a unique funeral ritual called the Kuarup. Wearing body paint and bird feathers, they join in ceremonial dances, combat and feasts to celebrate life, death and rebirth.

In Brazil's Amazon, isolated indigenous people welcome COVID vaccine

Mar 05 2021

YAUARETÊ, Brazil An army helicopter flew to two isolated indigenous villages in Brazil's Amazon jungle this week with a welcome cargo - coronavirus vaccines.

Argentines celebrate 'eternal love' for Maradona with tattoos

Nov 30 2020

BUENOS AIRES Under his shirt, pizza shop owner Guillermo Rodriguez is a walking shrine to Diego Maradona. His entire back is covered in tattoos depicting the soccer great, whose death last week at the age of 60 inspired enormous grief in Argentina and beyond. | Video

Evo Morales re-enters Bolivia after a year in exile

Nov 09 2020

VILLAZON, Bolivia Bolivia's former leader Evo Morales made a dramatic homecoming on Monday, greeted by crowds of cheering supporters as he crossed the border from Argentina where he had been living in exile since late last year.

Jaguar burned by wildfires in Brazil is helped back to health

Sep 23 2020

CORUMBÁ DE GOIÁS, Brazil The caged jaguar, hit by a tranquilizer dart, rises with a pained growl on to her bandaged, burned paws.

RPT-WIDER IMAGE-Amazon animal rescue brings hope from blazes great and small

Sep 07 2020

Porto Velho, BRAZIL, Sept 7 Xita, a tiny monkey with sad brown eyes, clutches her newborn tight. Both are fighting for their lives.

Amazon animal rescue brings hope from blazes great and small

Sep 07 2020

Porto Velho, BRAZIL Xita, a tiny monkey with sad brown eyes, clutches her newborn tight. Both are fighting for their lives.

Sweat, smoke and flames: fighting fires in the Amazon

Aug 15 2020

APUI, Brazil For a moment, the Brazilian firefighters were taken aback by the sudden rage of the climbing flames: the speed at which they grew and moved, carried by the evening wind. | Video

Amazon fires rage in early August as fears of mass blazes mount

Aug 07 2020

HUMAITA, Brazil Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have surged so far in August, government data on Friday showed, outstripping the same period of 2019 and renewing concerns about the destruction of the world's largest rainforest, which is a critical bulwark against climate change.

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