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Loggers in Brazilian Amazon Kill indigenous forest guardian

Another indigenous leader was gravely wounded in the ambush and a logger is reportedly missing Maranhão state, Brazil – Earlier Saturday, members of the Guajajara people’s Forest Guardians, a volunteer land and environmental monitoring force, were ambushed by a group of illegal loggers in the Araribóia indigenous territory, leaving one Guardian dead and another gravely wounded. Read More »

Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto dead

Joao Gilberto, the legendary Brazilian musician and songwriter who pioneered the lilting, melodious music known as bossa nova, has died, his son Joao Marcelo announced on Sunday. The legend was 88. The cause of death was not immediately known. “My father has passed,” the son, who lives in the United States, wrote on Facebook. “His fight was noble, he tried ... Read More »

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended

London (AP/UNB) – Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit.Souza had already been provisionally suspended on March 29 but was reinstated on April 8 following a successful appeal. The TIU says that the provisional suspension has been put back in place “following consideration of additional evidence submitted by ... Read More »