Brazil and Logging


“The leader of the Indigenous Guajajara people in the Brazilian Amazon is believed to have been murdered by illegal loggers.

Brazilian environmental and rights organizations announced Wednesday that Indigenous leader Jorginho Guajajara was murdered in the State of Maranhao in the Brazilian Amazon. They suspect Jorginho was killed by illegal loggers who operate in the territory of the Guajajara people, renown for their work as Guardians of the Amazon.”