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Indios Kayapo people are prevented from entering the Congress
Publication: 6/20/2013 12:31 Update: 6/20/2013 12:36
-a group of about 50 indigenous Kayapo people was prevented from entering, on Thursday morning, in the National Congress. He would follow the hearing on a Commission of the Chamber of Deputies about the demarcation of indigenous lands.
Due to the expectation of a large demonstration today in Brasilia, the parliamentary security strengthened policing at the main entrances of the building. After negotiation with the members of the Committee, it was decided that only ten representatives of the group could enter, since were not with strings or any instrument that could be considered a weapon.
At this point, lawmakers discuss a report produced between 1962 and 1967 which deals with information about torture, extermination of Indians and appropriation of indigenous lands. According to the Parliamentary Counsel of the National Indian Foundation (Funai), the report explains the focus of current agrarian conflicts in the North and Midwest of the country.
Ministers take compensation proposal to the “ruralists” who occupy indigenous lands
The Ministers of Justice and of the General Secretariat of the Presidency will present the proposal on Thursday, in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul
Publication: 6/20/2013 11:58 Update: 6/20/2013 12:04
The Ministers of Justice, Jose Eduardo Cardozo, and the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Gilberto Carvalho, gather on Thursday, in Campo Grande, with representatives of the National Council of Justice, farmers and Indians. Will present the proposal for compensation to “ruralists” who occupy indigenous lands.
“If the State erred in allowing these occupations, must be responsible for the problem,” defended the Social joint national Secretary, Paulo Maldos. According to him, is still an initial proposal, which should be ripened at the meeting today, but we must resolve about 90% of the cases where there are conflicts.
Mining regulatory framework project will be reviewed by three committees in the House
Publication: 6/20/2013 20:22 Update:
The Bill that creates the new regulatory framework for the mining industry will receive by three technical committees of the Board: Work, mines and energy and finance and taxation. It is the merit review committees such project, which will have its constitutionality evaluated by the Commission on Constitution and justice (CCJ), before being taken to the vote in the plenary of the House.
The text of the Executive power, which arrived in this Wednesday was attached to the House today to 37/2011 Design by Mr Carlos Prado (PT-MG), which provides for the use of mineral substances, with the exception of nuclear ores, oil, natural gas and other hydrocarbon fluids and mineral substances subject to the licensing regime.
Other projects dealing with the issue of mining were also joined to the project of PT. As the Government’s text was forwarded to Congress with a request for constitutional urgency up to 45 if he and the other projects are not voted by joined technical committees and the CCJ, the vote will take place directly by the plenary of the House, for that does not pass the lock the House votes.
President Dilma leaves the Planalto Palace
Publication: 6/20/2013 20:51 Update:
In the midst of the exaltation of emotions of protesters who take account of the avenues of Brasília, President Dilma Rousseff leaves the Presidential Palace, which is protected by about 200 army men. The President came out of the plateau while a group of demonstrators depredava the Itamaraty Palace-the area around the plateau, however, protected from the crowd.
Rousseff met in the afternoon with the Minister-Chief of staff, Gleisi Hoffmann. The President canceled the trip scheduled for this Friday, 21, to Salvador, where would announce the plan semi-arid Crop.
Renan Calheiros leaves the Congress by garage
Some Senators remain in the House and claim that will only though after the end of the demonstration
Publication: 6/20/2013 21:18 Update:
The President of the Senate, Renan Calheiros (PMDB-AL), left the Congress late on Thursday by the garage, avoiding the manifestation. The path gives access to an outlet next to the Presidential Palace. Earlier, Renan and the then Acting President of the Board, Andrew Vargas, were leaders of the movement. However, representatives of the protest were not identified. “Important to make it clear that Parliament is still open to the people,” he said.
Some Senators remain in the House and claim that will only though after the end of the demonstration, as Paulo Paim (PT-RS), Rodrigo Rollemberg (PSB-DF) and Peter T (PDT-MT).
Calheiros described the demonstration as “legitimate and democratic”. “The greatest demonstration of humility that Parliament can give, as the House of the people, is to establish a new agenda in the light of the demonstrations,” he said.
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