MANAUS, Brazil Police stormed a dozen sawmills in Brazil's Amazon rainforest in a dawn raid on Tuesday, arresting about 30 people accused of involvement in an illegal logging ring. | Video
TRES UNIDOS, BRAZIL Tres Unidos, an indigenous village in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, locked out all visitors, hoping that isolation would keep it safe. And yet the new coronavirus still came.
TRÊS UNIDOS, Amazonas, 22 Mai Três Unidos, uma
comunidade indígena na Amazônia, excluiu todos os visitantes,
esperando que o isolamento a mantivesse segura da Covid-19.
Mesmo assim, o novo coronavírus chegou.
MANAUS, Brazil As the coronavirus has spread rapidly in the poorest parts of the Amazon's biggest city, a local priest has begun to make masks in his church and hand them out across his parish.
MANAUS The novel coronavirus is spreading so fast among the indigenous people in the furthest parts of Brazil's Amazon rainforest that doctors are now evacuating critical COVID-19 patients by plane to the only intensive care units in the vast region. | Video
MANAUS, Brazil He had asked them to sing and dance at his funeral, and that is how they said goodbye to Chief Messias Kokama on Thursday. | Video
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO/MANAUS, Brazil The death toll from COVID-19 in the worst hit part of Brazil's remote Amazon region may be three times the official count, according to data from public notaries reviewed by Reuters, as the spread of the disease overwhelms the public health system.
MANAUS, Brazil Vicente Piratapuia, 69, of the Piratapuia tribe had a high fever and could hardly breathe, but he refused to leave his home on the outskirts of the Amazon rainforest's biggest city.
MANAUS/RIO DE JANEIRO An inmate uprising at a Brazilian prison stoked by fears of a coronavirus outbreak saw seven prison guards briefly taken hostage on Saturday in Manaus, a state capital deep in the Amazon rainforest where public services have been overwhelmed by the pandemic.