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International chefs group together to banish hunger in Brazil

International chefs group together to banish hunger in Brazil

An initiative has been launched by a group of international chefs in Rio de Janeiro to combat widespread hunger. Italian chef Massimo Bottura and Brazilian chef David Hertz, are spearheading the scheme that will see surplus food donated by the Olympic village given to impoverished residents. The RefettoRio Gastromotiva initiative comes after the 31st Olympics came under criticism for sidelining[Read More...]

The fallout from the World Cup: Destruction of the Amazon

The fallout from the World Cup: Destruction of the Amazon

In June, the Akashic Times documented the widespread slaying of predominantly black and impoverished Brazilians in the run-up to the World Cup by the country’s police forces. This was part of an ethnic cleansing campaign by the Brazilian government which ordered authorities to forcibly evict thousands of people from their homes. Without warning, police moved into the already disadvantaged areas,[Read More...]

Brazilian citizens of all ages have been mercilessly gunned down by the police

World Cup sparks ethnic cleansing campaign against impoverished Brazilians

As people across the globe move to celebrate the World Cup, there are some who will not be celebrating at all. These are the impoverished people in Brazil who have been on the receiving end of ethnic cleansing and slaughter by the thuggish police force in the country. In a bid to try and make the country appear much more[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...]