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Brazilian Guarani Community Denounces ‘Poisoned’ River

Footage of poisoned river in Ypoi, Paranhos, state of Mato Grosso do Sul. By Aty Guasu on Youtube.

Footage of ‘poisoned’ river by Aty Guasu on Youtube.

A video showing the contamination of the Ypo'i river, near the settlement of an indigenous Guarani community, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, has been circulating on the web. The Guarani, struggling for their land, “believe it was deliberate and ‘not an accident’”, Survival International reports.


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