Brazil illegal mining: Indigenous Yanomami suffer health crisis

Police in Brazil is investigating businessmen, lawyers and civil servants allegedly involved in trafficking gold. It is believed to have been illegally extracted from the indigenous Yanomami territory. Thirteen search warrants have been issued in three states. And in the state of Roraima, a task force is tackling a humanitarian crisis caused by illegal mining. Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiev reports Boa Vista, Brazil. Subscribe to our channel: Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website: Check out our Instagram page: #Brazil #Yanomami #BrazilIllegalMining #BrazilGoldMining #YanomamiHealthCrisis #BrazilHealthCrisis
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