Alessandra Korap Silva holds her mobile phone at eye-level, turns on the camera and waits. Suddenly, from the pond in front of her, a snout emerges and a large animal starts chewing on some leaves, floating on the surface. “It’s a manatee, I’ve never seen one of these before.” She begins filming and taking photos—“I have to share this with my tribe.” Ms. Korap Silva is a member of the Munduruku people, a group of tribes which live in the Tapajós region of the northern Brazilian state of Pará. She is one of the many indigenous people in the country who use the internet.
Concerns have grown among allies of Pres. Jair Bolsonaro that his son Congressman Eduaro Bolsonaro's nomination as ambassador to the United States could be rejected. Pres. Bolsonaro emphasized that his son would go before the Senate for a vote, saying, "We will not retreat." https://t.co/hMXu1hcCFb