Illegal mining has increased in the Amazon during the pandemic. And just last week, indigenous leader Zezico Guajajara was shot dead in Arariboia, a region of interest to loggers. The indigenous territory registered a similar crime with another leader last November. … [Read more...] about Brazil: Amazon’s indigenous tribes brace for coronavirus
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Across South Africa, senior officials involved in the fight against HIV say they are more optimistic than ever before. “We are in a much, much better place … it is an effort that has involved many, many people,” said Yogen Pillay, South Africa’s deputy director general for health. “There is no magic bullet here … ultimately you need a strong health system and you have got to work with communities.” … [Read more...] about ‘There is no magic bullet’: the town that turned the tide against HIV
“If you divorce his emergency orders from the context of every other thing he’s ever said or done, you might be able to believe that,” she said. “But if you put it in the context of a president who has said that article II gives him the power to do anything he wants, and a president who has ordered officials not to comply with congressional subpoenas, and a president who has said that Congress does not have the authority to impeach him – then I think you absolutely have to be worried.” … [Read more...] about Can Trump be trusted not to abuse his coronavirus emergency powers?