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Brazil to Investigate Possible Massacre of Indigenous

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Rumors of a massacre of indigenous in an isolated tribe in the heart of the Amazon forest has led the Brazilian government to launch an investigation into the actions of gold miners in the region.

The federal prosecutor's office in Amazonas state, however, after international commotion about the case, recanted their earlier statement confirming the deaths, and saying that 'no material evidence has been found to substantiate the alleged massacre'.

The Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF) in Amazonas corrects the information wrongly passed on by its communications department . . .

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