South America

Scientists approves release of GM super mosquitos

Scientists approves release of GM super mosquitos

Brazil has become the latest country to approve the use of genetically modified mosquitoes, it has been reported. The reasons given for using these laboratory created creatures is, according to the government, to wipe out dengue fever. These bugs have been genetically engineered so that their offspring dies before they become adults. The male bugs carry these faulty genes and[Read More...]

Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho pictured with Shalla Monteiro, who helped him to transform his life

‘Damned is the man who abandons himself’. A story of hope

The conditioned is in many ways a timeless story. It is a story about how love, but most of all hope, can help to overcome the most dire of conditions. Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho is a poet and a philosopher, but until very recently, very few people knew who he was and most people simply looked the other way. You see,[Read More...]

Indigenous tribe give the boot to miners attempting to exploit their land

Indigenous tribe give the boot to miners attempting to exploit their land

An indigenous tribe in Brazil has kicked out a group of miners and barred them from exploiting the minerals and resources on their land, it has been reported. When miners came to dig up precious metals on the Tropas River, a tributary of Tapajós river, in a region west of Pará, the indigenous Munduruku people turned up to drive the[Read More...]