Brazil, Guarani Indigenous group demands oil companies to leave their ancestral lands

Posted on September 13, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Brazil, Conflicts, Economy, Enviromental Issues, Latin America Indigenous Issues reported that Brazil’s Guarani Indians demanded that the energy giant Shell to stop using their ancestral lands for the production of ethanol. Vilhalva Ambrosio, a Guaraní man of one of the affected communities, said Survival International : “Shell should leave our land … the companies should stop using Indian land. We want justice, we want our territory to be demarcated and protected for us.” Read Article


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