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Brazil agriculture minister defends pro-business stance on indigenous lands

Terra Daily Monday, 21 January 2019
Brazil agriculture minister defends pro-business stance on indigenous landsBrasilia (AFP) Jan 18, 2019

Brazil's agriculture minister on Friday defended a policy of wanting to develop agribusiness on indigenous lands, and dismissing "hysteria" about the issue of protecting the Amazon rainforest. Tereza Cristina da Costa told invited foreign journalists in Brasilia that she was "favorable" to opening up indigenous land to business interests, "but the law needs to be changed" to allow that to ha
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