Quilombo Quingoma and its fight against real estate speculation amid the Covid-19 pandemic

In the midst of the pandemic, the community resists collusion between state, municipal governments and construction companies. Quilombo Quingoma is a traditional community located in the municipality of Lauro de Freitas, Metropolitan Region of Salvador, Bahia. The community, which now has about 3,500 residents, has origins that date back to 1569, and is estimated to beContinue reading “Quilombo Quingoma and its fight against real estate speculation amid the Covid-19 pandemic”

Alcântara: General orders eviction of quilombolas to deliver military base to the USA

The reservist general of the High Command of the Armed Forces (ACFA) and chief minister of the Institutional Security Office, Augusto Heleno, ordered on March 26 the eviction of quilombola communities living in Alcântara, Maranhão. The measure is part of the operations to deliver the Alcântara base to the United States (USA). Alcântara is the cityContinue reading “Alcântara: General orders eviction of quilombolas to deliver military base to the USA”