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Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Reality of Mining in Brazil
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Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Reality of Mining in Brazil

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By: Marcio Zona / Source: Brasil De Fato / The Dawn News / July 4, 2016.   Mining is the activity that causes the greatest amount of death among workers in Brazil, as reported by the Ministry of Labour (MTE). In addition to mutilation, death and serious illness directly caused […]

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Berta Caceres stands at the Gualcarque River in the Rio Blanco region of western Honduras where she, COPINH (the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras) and the people of Rio Blanco have maintained a two year struggle to halt construction on the Agua Zarca Hydroelectric project, that poses grave threats to local environment, river and indigenous Lenca people from the region.
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Indigenous Leader Berta Cáceres Murdered in Honduras

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  Source: teleSUR TV / The Dawn News / March 3, 2016. Unknown people entered her home in the early hours of Thursday and took her life.   The coordinator of the Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras (COPINH), Berta Cáceres, was murdered in the early hours of Thursday by […]

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