The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, promised yesterday, Monday, to accelerate the demarcation of Brazilian indigenous lands and remove all illegal miners.
The statement was made during the 52nd General Assembly of the Indigenous Peoples of Roraima, in the north of the country, after being informed by local leaders about the sanitary conditions and the threat of invaders on their lands.
“We have to try to quickly legalize all the lands where there are studies almost ready so that the indigenous people can occupy their territories, to increase their production capacity, and to help us take . . .