Written by Courtney Mathos, OGTC Intern in Bolivia In Latin America, Brazil and Peru have the highest number of COVID-19 cases, respectively. With soaring case counts come more restrictions and longer quarantines. But there is a marked difference in how the leaders of Brazil and Peru have responded to the virus. Peru’s president, Martín Vizcarra,...
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By: Courtney Mathos As South America’s largest country, Brazil has 305 different tribes, with nearly 100 having no contact with the outside world. President Jair Bolsonaro appointed former New Tribes missionary, Ricardo Lopes Dias, to protect these isolated tribes, amid concerns about the future of these indigenous communities. Many people believe that these tribes are...
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In a story at Fox News called Doctors Can’t Remove Needles Stuck Near Boy’s Heart we find religion harming people again. The article says RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The stepfather of a 2-year-old boy found with 42 needles in his body has confessed to jabbing them into the toddler as part of a religious...
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