Eye on the Amazon
  • The World Cup Exposes Brazil's Injustices

    The World Cup Exposes Brazil's Injustices

    On June 12th the World Cup kicks off in Brazil; the country has been beset by protest in the run up to the tournament.

    June 4, 2014 – At first glance the inhabitants of Brazil's favelas and the indigenous people of the Amazon may not seem to have a common cause. But both groups face violence with impunity, poverty, land insecurity, and neglect.

  • Show's Over: The Fiction of Pluspetrol's Benevolence

    Show's Over: The Fiction of Pluspetrol's Benevolence

    May 30, 2014 – In 2013, after decades of protests by the indigenous populations, government testing finally confirmed the devastating contamination of hydrocarbons and other toxic elements in the soil and water of four major river basins.

  • Defending Our Lands – the U'wa Thank YOU!

    Defending Our Lands – the U'wa Thank YOU!

    May 29, 2014 – "The U'wa people are thankful for the solidarity from everyone who made possible this trip in favor of our territorial defense. We hope that, with your help, we will be successful in defending Mother Nature."

  • "Who's Bribin' Who?"

    "Who's Bribin' Who?"

    Donny Rico (and Chevron) explain how to pollute the Amazon and get away wit’ it.

    May 28, 2014 – Do people give people backpacks full of cold hard cash in exchange for legal testimony? People do. Chevron should know. They did exactly that. But of course you won't be hearing John Watson mention that to the company's shareholders.

  • Brazil Security Forces Shoot Peaceful Indigenous Protesters with Rubber Bullets

    Brazil Security Forces Shoot Peaceful Indigenous Protesters with Rubber Bullets

    May 27, 2014 – Last week over 150 indigenous people began a new peaceful protest of construction of the Belo Monte Dam complex in Brazil and were attacked with tear gas and rubber bullets.

  • "We Are Fed Up!"

    "We Are Fed Up!"

    May 23, 2014 – In honor of Indigenous Peoples Day in Brazil last month, a group of high-profile Brazilian artists announced that they were fed up with the mounting attacks against Brazil's indigenous peoples and called on the public to take urgent action in support of indigenous rights.

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