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Guarani-Kaiowá Eviction Order Overturned

By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A Brazilian federal court ruled Tuesday (October 30th) that a group of 170 Guarani-Kaiowá ethnic Indians can remain on a one-hectare plot of land in Mato Grosso do Sul state for the time being. The dispute hit the headlines last week after the group of Indians said they would rather die than be evicted.

Judge Cecília Mello of the Regional Federal Tribunal of the 3rd Region said the Indians should be allowed to stay on the land until a final decision on the area's rightful owner is . . .

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