Proposed constitutional amendment in Brazil would allow commercial farming on indigenous reserves
By 28 August 2019
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (photo credit: NASA HQ PHOTO/flickr)
A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a practice that is currently prohibited.
Following approval by Brazil’s Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee, the proposal will now pass to a specially formed committee for consideration. After passing through committee votes, a constitutional amendment must ultimately be approved by supermajorities in both houses of Congress.
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