Meet the Ranchers Who Claim the Brazilian Amazon is Theirs to Burn | The Dispatch

  • Published: 07 October 2019
  • Welcome to the lawless heart of the Brazilian Amazon. Here, cattle ranchers and loggers — emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro — are clearing huge swaths of rainforest every minute. All in the name of progress.

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  • hank fontaine
    hank fontaine  2 hours back

    Many have necromancer's ,don't do anything without consulting lying spirits

    • Talha Tariq
      Talha Tariq  2 hours back

      Disgusting idiots.
      We are all going to die because of these "people"

      • Theashtanguy Richardson

        There's people are evil😠😠😠😠

        • Aisy Hatta
          Aisy Hatta  4 days back

          Yes I know you want to be rich butt do you have to make humanity suffer

          • Aisy Hatta
            Aisy Hatta  4 days back

            Man if just I can go gun blazing on these guys

            • Aisy Hatta
              Aisy Hatta  4 days back

              Yes you gonna make it a economic soul but they just one problem you gonna die before that happen #global warming joke

              • Kopie
                Kopie  5 days back

                Environmentalist: Boohoo, forest burning.
                Ranchers: We own this forest, we have our papers.
                Everyone: Welp, there's nothing we can do about it. They have legal papers. Moving on...

                • Shutta Fuggup
                  Shutta Fuggup  6 days back

                  R.I.P VICE NEWS

                  • Roger Wilco
                    Roger Wilco  6 days back

                    Cant all the nations just come together and pay them?
                    I mean we like breathing, and they got us by the balls like a bond villain, so lets just pay them. Even if it takes a trillion dollars a year, that's not that much divided among the worlds powers, but I bet it could be done for much cheaper. Its either that or we let a bunch of greedy morons slowly suffocate us.

                    • genYprogressive83
                      genYprogressive83  6 days back

                      Time to ban Brazilian beef.

                      • GC drag0n
                        GC drag0n  6 days back

                        I mean the cattle won’t live without oxygen !?

                        • Sheepster Bro
                          Sheepster Bro  6 days back

                          Tom cruise is looking better than I remember

                          • Ray Indra
                            Ray Indra  7 days back

                            These people are so incredibly stupid..Christians should remember what Jesus Christ said about Earth destruction in Revelations 11: 18. Keep Brasilians EcoNAZIS outs of your country. They will burn all of your forests. Who knows they will burn the grass of famous footballstadiums ? They are so stupid ??? Jesus said that He will destroy these satanists

                            • levner brown
                              levner brown  7 days back

                              That was given 4000 acres of land by the Brazilian government in the 1980s. how come that the Afro Brazilian never gets the same opportunities?

                              Same bs in the United States nothing has changed.

                              And to be honest the Amazon is not debatable they’re need to be locked up for arson even clipped.

                              • United Federation of KFC

                                Let them do as they please. The only way they will learn is when its too late.

                                • Dr Scott
                                  Dr Scott  1 weeks back

                                  Maybe it’s time to burn some environmental criminals

                                  • A -10 Thunderbolt
                                    A -10 Thunderbolt  1 weeks back

                                    meet the people with the most punchable faces

                                    • Anish A Kispotta
                                      Anish A Kispotta  1 weeks back

                                      God will not send rain, but nature will send floods.

                                      • IC Belarmino
                                        IC Belarmino  1 weeks back

                                        This is murder,. I think there is someone who were planning to put down amazon.and make this place a city of people's demand.and that's not good at all, this was not natural at all. Let's save this land and put it back into life again...

                                        • Jane Cofield
                                          Jane Cofield  1 weeks back

                                          The jungles of the Amazon and Africa are being burned to destroy the healing plants and the cattle. It is MURDER AND SLAUGHTER AND INDIGENOUS PLANT DESTRUCTION. By paid IDIOTS. The Father will destroy those who destroy the Earth. It's almost over. Protect yourselves and survive!

                                          • I. Koobmoov Vang
                                            I. Koobmoov Vang  1 weeks back

                                            We see ppl like them all around the world. It's sad the country in charge of the Amazon Rainforest protection isnt doing anything about it. I understand its rural and hard to access, well better start investing in Wildlife police, roads to remote areas, fencing and surveillance that can detect ppl trespassing or cutting the fences. Or soon we'll all suffocate.

                                            • Bob Bee
                                              Bob Bee  1 weeks back

                                              They say they're waiting for it to rain but the only reason the rainforest has so much rain is because of the trees...

                                              • vini107
                                                vini107  1 weeks back

                                                Eu penso que esta matéria tenta conduzir quem assiste a culpar o governo!!!! Triste ver pessoas de fora do Brasil fazerem uma reportagem destas!!!! Sejam mais sinceros e coloquem somente a verdade e não o interesse ideológico por traz da matéria! Questionem ambos os lados e coloquem na ordem de exibição que um possa ter o mesmo peso do outro!!!!

                                                I think this story tries to drive anyone who blames the government !!!! Sad to see people from outside Brazil make such a report !!!! Be more honest and put only the truth and not the ideological interest behind the matter! Question both sides and put in the display order that one can have the same weight as the other !!!!

                                                • huong tran thanh
                                                  huong tran thanh  1 weeks back

                                                  its funny how China and India ended up being those growing the most new trees

                                                  • Yuris Abrori
                                                    Yuris Abrori  1 weeks back

                                                    Burning trees, destroying jungle is forbidden in Islam

                                                    • Agostinho Obzut
                                                      Agostinho Obzut  1 weeks back

                                                      This is non sense. Brasil does everything that is possible to protect OUR own stuff. Brasil now is in good hands. I didn't see Bolsonaro go there and set the forest on fire. This whole thing is media sensationalism.

                                                      • Octavio Bastos
                                                        Octavio Bastos  1 weeks back

                                                        I live in São Paulo in Brasil and on the day of fire the sky was completely black, as a Brazilian, I think that these farmers should be arrested

                                                        • hank fontaine
                                                          hank fontaine  1 weeks back

                                                          666 sick sick sick there god is money & monopoly is there favorite trick

                                                          • Heisenberg
                                                            Heisenberg  2 weeks back

                                                            Yes the rainforest is yours and you may do as you will. But I also know by experience, deforestation and burning down forests bring drought. You may profit from it now but just shows how greedy you are. "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in"

                                                            • Wakka Flakka
                                                              Wakka Flakka  2 weeks back

                                                              And I thought Trump supporters and the Turks were ignorant.

                                                              • Evan Koch
                                                                Evan Koch  2 weeks back

                                                                It is not theirs. It belongs to the whole world.

                                                                • Javier VL
                                                                  Javier VL  2 weeks back

                                                                  If i see them in person on sight we fading

                                                                  • MsLacy707
                                                                    MsLacy707  2 weeks back

                                                                    When there's no air and the climate change extincts people....what products are they selling to who and for what🤷🏾‍♀️ This is crazy AF. Why doesn't America just buy the Amazon in the name of Protection.. can we do that? Efff a wall let's cop some air in this Earth!

                                                                    • Cuca Belludo
                                                                      Cuca Belludo  2 weeks back

                                                                      Just another leftist propaganda by NYT and Jorge Soros

                                                                      • SuperStriker7US Team Name:The Last Bosses

                                                                        No offence but Brazil is a horrible country. It's like a Battle Royale with all of the crime and chaos.

                                                                        • Raymundo Hail
                                                                          Raymundo Hail  2 weeks back

                                                                          That thanos snap ain't sounding that bad after all huh?

                                                                          • always maybe
                                                                            always maybe  2 weeks back

                                                                            Wrong lady we here in the u.s highly condone all of this. Imbecile

                                                                            • steve ng
                                                                              steve ng  2 weeks back

                                                                              Brazilians major corps: the land is our mother

                                                                              Also the Brazilians major corps : BURN DA LAND

                                                                              • HiTzNcRiTz mobile gaming

                                                                                Funny that Greta didnt go to Brazil.....

                                                                                • sunfløwer-
                                                                                  sunfløwer-  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Me in my 30s: so kids, when I was your age there was a wonderful thing called the Amazon rainforest..

                                                                                  • Crystian Barriga
                                                                                    Crystian Barriga  2 weeks back


                                                                                    • Nacho
                                                                                      Nacho  2 weeks back

                                                                                      If you’re not Brazilian, you’re opinion doesn’t matter. You wouldn’t want someone from another country telling you what to do with your land. The best way for Brazil to improve and get to a point where it can be more environmentally friendly is to grow its economy. How many of you commenting actually do anything to help anyone? It’s easy to complain when you’re living in the first world, stop trying to be on some moral high ground.

                                                                                      • InterWeebs
                                                                                        InterWeebs  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I'm Brazilian and I speak Brazilian Portuguese.

                                                                                        The quotes taken from the president were incorrectly translated and taken out of context.

                                                                                        Good luck on taking down our president with lies.

                                                                                        • Organic Pee
                                                                                          Organic Pee  1 weeks back

                                                                                          and the context

                                                                                        • Organic Pee
                                                                                          Organic Pee  1 weeks back

                                                                                          @InterWeebs yes

                                                                                        • InterWeebs
                                                                                          InterWeebs  1 weeks back

                                                                                          @Organic Pee
                                                                                          What Bolsonaro was supposed to say?

                                                                                        • Organic Pee
                                                                                          Organic Pee  1 weeks back

                                                                                          InterWeebs what were they supposed to say

                                                                                      • CoisaDoLatinoAmerica19 S

                                                                                        That lady is wromg if she were in America stealing and breaking the law, she would not be a brave hero, just a thief that will be fined and imprisoned ...

                                                                                        • henriquemac21
                                                                                          henriquemac21  2 weeks back

                                                                                          You have to remember that this video not reflect the reality of amazon, is just a little slice cut in the reality to denigrate the image of Brazil. Amazon is huge and unhabited, is not easy to be monitorated but the brazilian authorities are doing a very good work. The indians themselves sell wood, destroy the forest, do mining, they don't live in the stone age like everyone thinks.

                                                                                          • Miguel Yga
                                                                                            Miguel Yga  2 weeks back

                                                                                            The Amazon is too important to be left to these ranchers. Maybe sanctions on the Brazilian meat industry would help curve the problem.

                                                                                            • shawn chartrand
                                                                                              shawn chartrand  2 weeks back

                                                                                              most of the planet now is run by ignorant people with personal gains lololololol

                                                                                              • Marco DuVall
                                                                                                Marco DuVall  2 weeks back

                                                                                                *More British propaganda **#balfourdeclaration** **#Nakba** **#USSLiberty** **#RachelCorrie** wake up world* ⏰ 🌎