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Karla Mendes

'No to the mine' - Mexico's Indians fight to stop mining on ancestral land

05 Mar 2019

IXTACAMAXTITLAN, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After nearly 20 years of wrangling, a group of Nahua Indian villagers could make legal history in Mexico this month when a court rules on a land dispute involving a Canadian miner.

FEATURE-'No to the mine' - Mexico's Indians fight to stop mining on ancestral land

05 Mar 2019

IXTACAMAXTITLAN, Mexico, March 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After nearly 20 years of wrangling, a group of Nahua Indian villagers could make legal history in Mexico this month when a court rules on a land dispute involving a Canadian miner.

Rio de Janeiro hits the gas in push toward its zero carbon goal

26 Feb 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In its efforts to slash its climate-changing emissions nearly to zero by 2050, Rio de Janeiro has chosen a perhaps unlikely place to start: its trash bins.

FEATURE-Rio de Janeiro hits the gas in push toward its zero carbon goal

26 Feb 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In its efforts to slash its climate-changing emissions nearly to zero by 2050, Rio de Janeiro has chosen a perhaps unlikely place to start: its trash bins.

Without defense, indigenous Brazilians left to languish in jail

17 Jan 2019

DOURADOS, Brazil (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The plight of jailed indigenous Brazilians looked unlikely to change under President Jair Bolsonaro, campaigners said, despite a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation backing findings that many were locked up on dubious charges and without a lawyer.

Brazil expels loggers in rare operation to protect threatened tribe

20 Dec 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazilian authorities have expelled a group of illegal loggers and ranchers from a remote area of the Amazon in a risky and rare operation to protect a threatened indigenous tribe.

Brazil expels loggers in rare operation to protect threatened tribe

20 Dec 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - B razilian authorities have expelled a group of illegal loggers and ranchers from a remote area of the Amazon in a risky and rare operation to protect a threatened indigenous tribe.

Indigenous land, culture at stake in Brazil election - experts

26 Oct 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Brazil (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Victory by far-right Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Sunday's elections could lead to indigenous people losing lucrative land, campaigners and researchers warned.

Indigenous land, culture at stake in Brazil election - experts

26 Oct 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, Brazil, Oct 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - V ictory by far-right Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in Sunday's elections could lead to indigenous people losing lucrative land, campaigners and researchers warned.

Decades of dispossession: indigenous Brazilians battle to get back land

25 Oct 2018

CAARAPO, Brazil (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three years after he was shot, indigenous chief Elpidio Pires cannot shake the smell of gunpowder.

World News

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.