The Caiapó are Compensated After Plane Crash | Brazil

Sara White 3/28/2017 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-39413074 Almost eleven years ago, a private jet and a Gol commercial aircraft collided just above the Caiapo Indigenous Reserve in the thick of the Amazon. The blame for the crash has been put on Brazil’s poor air-traffic control laws. This head-on collision caused the indigenous peoples …

Peru hit by heavy flooding

Ben Fox http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-39418314 After about 15 hours of extreme rain around the river Piura, the river bursts through its banks. The town of …

Brazil Tribe Gets Compensation

“Brazil Tribe Gets Compensation for Plane Crash over Amazon Forest.” BBC News, March 28, 2017, sec. Latin America & Caribbean.  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-39413074 In …

Peru Flooding

Heavy rains have caused the river Piura to flood, forcing five hundred people to evacuate and killing four. This follows a string …

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