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Yanomami health crisis in Brazil can only be solved by expelling miners, official says

Reuters 08 Feb 2023
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva declared a medical emergency for the Yanomamis, and his recently installed government is planning to expel the miners with a task force involving the military, police and agencies that protect the environment and Brazil's indigenous peoples.
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Illegal miners want to be airlifted from reservation in Brazil

Business Day 07 Feb 2023
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva declared a medical emergency for the Yanomamis and his recently installed government is planning to expel the miners with a task force involving the military, police and agencies that protect the environment and Brazil’s indigenous peoples.
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Illegal miners in Yanomami reservation seek Brazil government help to leave

Reuters 07 Feb 2023
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva declared a medical emergency for the Yanomamis and his recently installed government is planning to expel the miners with a task force involving the military, police and agencies that protect the environment and Brazil's indigenous peoples.
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Investigate Bolsonaro for genocide, says Brazil’s Marina Silva

The Observer 06 Feb 2023
Former president Jair Bolsonaro should be investigated for genocide, Brazil’s environment minister, Marina Silva, has said, as she prepares an operation to drive illegal goldminers from the site of a humanitarian disaster on Indigenous land ... The job of environment minister in ...
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Brazilian Crisis Might Hamper Dialogue with US About Amazon Problems

GlobalResearch 06 Feb 2023
The Amazon Fund, which had been frozen since 2019, was reactivated by Brazil’s Environment Minister Marina Silva ... In any case, Biden will increasingly “court” Lula now, especially after Beijing has done the same, and there are talks about Brazil joining the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative.
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Brazil sinks aircraft carrier in Atlantic despite presence of asbestos and toxic materials

The Observer 05 Feb 2023
The group issued a joint statement with Greenpeace and Sea Shepherd on Friday, accusing Brazil of having violated “three international treaties” on the environment by sinking the ship, which the NGOs said could cause “incalculable” damage to marine life and coastal communities.
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Brazil scuttles warship in Atlantic despite pollution concerns

Korea Times 05 Feb 2023
The group issued a joint statement with Greenpeace and Sea Shepherd on Friday, accusing Brazil of having violated "three international treaties" on the environment by sinking the ship, which the NGOs said could cause "incalculable" damage to marine life and coastal communities.
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Brazil plans to sink a 'toxic' aircraft carrier: reasons and concerns, explained

Indian Express 04 Feb 2023
Brazilian news outlet Folha de S.Paulo reported on January 28 that Brazil's navy planned to scuttle the hull of the now decommissioned aircraft carrier Sao Paulo despite protests from Brazil's environment ministry ... The ship is currently sailing on tow, off the coast of Brazil.
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Brazil sinks decommissioned aircraft carrier in Atlantic

The Telegraph India 04 Feb 2023
Brazil on Friday sank a decommissioned aircraft carrier named "Sao Paulo," the navy announced ... In 2022, Brazil sold the ship for $2 million (€ 1.8 million) to a Turkish shipyard firm — Sok Denizcilik, which specialized in shipbreaking ... Brazil brought the carrier back but did not allow it into the port, citing the "high risk" to the environment.
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Brazil ends ethanol import tax exemption, U.S. disappointed

Reuters 03 Feb 2023
Ethanol imports will now have to pay a tax of 16% to enter Brazil until the end of the year ... The United States is a regular supplier of ethanol to Brazil's Northeast region and the tax change could impact that trade ... Former Brazil correspondent and climate/environment reporter.
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Brazil to submerge warship filled with ‘toxic’ materials

Taipei Times 03 Feb 2023
Brazil plans to sink a decommissioned aircraft carrier that has been towed around the Atlantic for months with a damaged hull, a decision that is drawing criticism from environmentalists who say it is packed with toxic materials ... Brazil then brought the aircraft carrier back, but did not allow it into port, citing the “high risk” to the environment.
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Brazil to sink warship dubbed '30,000-tonne toxic package'

Live Mint 03 Feb 2023
Brazil plans to sink a decommissioned aircraft carrier that has been towed around the Atlantic for months with a damaged hull, drawing criticism from environmentalists, who say it is packed with toxic materials.The navy and defense ministry said in a statement Wednesday that the ...
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Brazil Proceeds with Sinking Aircraft Carrier Despite Protests

The Maritime Executive 03 Feb 2023
Brazil’s Environment Minister Marina Silva requested that the Navy consider other plans while the Brazilian Institute of the Environment (Ibama) has written of the risk of serious environmental damage ... (Video from November 2022 showing the condition of the tow off the coast of Brazil).
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Endrick: Real Madrid's teenager sensation more Haaland than Vini Jr

Football Transfers 03 Feb 2023
That means he still has a year and a half to play in Brazil, but let us take a look at what Los Blancos might be expecting to see from their newest signing ... It will certainly be helpful for him to remain in a familiar environment in Brazil for the next year and a half, which should be enough time for him to settle in the world of senior football.
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Federal News Radio 03 Feb 2023
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