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Brazil: Wikileaks Reveals Officials’ Disdain Towards the Guarani Kaiowá

Categories: Latin America, Brazil, Breaking News, Development, Economics & Business, Environment, Governance, Indigenous, Media & Journalism

Brazilian investigative journalism website Pública reports [1] [pt] on documents leaked by WikiLeaks on the plight of the request for land of the indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá [2]. A cable from 2009 reveals disdain by local authorities from the state of Mato Grosso do Sul towards Guarani-Kaiowá's demands for the demarcation of the lands that farmers have cultivated for decades.