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Indigenous people protest Brazil not protecting ancestral lands

Updated Apr 26, 2024, 05:03 PM Published Apr 26, 2024, 06:38 AM BRASILIA - Several thousand Indigenous demonstrators marched chanting to drum beats on Thursday to the seat of power in Brazil's capital to protest against the government's failure to protect their ancestral lands. The annual event this year focused…
bubmag
April 26, 2024
Brasilia

Clark Kent lookalike turns accidental superhero in Brazil

BRASILIA - Leonardo Muylaert was just another mild-mannered professional on vacation with his girlfriend when the 36-year-old Brazilian went viral on social media thanks to an unexpected superpower that has changed his life: his uncanny resemblance to Superman. Muylaert -- a strapping, bespectacled civil rights lawyer from Brasilia -- was…
bubmag
April 17, 2024
Brasilia

Brazil’s Robinho spends first night in jail for rape

Bayer Leverkusen’s record unbeaten march continues with a 2-0 win at Roma in Europa League ROME: An imposing stadium in a major foreign capital did nothing to stop Bayer Leverkusen’s record unbeaten march across Europe. The freshly crowned first-time Bundesliga champions silenced the Stadio Olimpico with a 2-0 win at…
bubmag
March 22, 2024
Brasilia

Brazil opens first trials over January 8 riots

Brasilia: Brazil 's high court opened the first trials Wednesday over the January 8 riots in Brasilia by supporters of far-right ex-president Jair Bolsonaro , who were demanding the ouster of his successor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva . The first four accused went on trial before the Supreme Court…
bubmag
September 13, 2023
Brasilia

How seed networks across Brazil are helping to restore biomes

In early June, a meeting of Redário — a group of seed networks from all over Brazil — brought together members of traditional peoples, NGOs and government agencies in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park.Seed networks are community organizations that have multiplied in the last decade in different Brazilian biomes…
bubmag
August 3, 2023