A man walking away from a flooded area during an heavy rain in the Cidade de Deus, one of the most violent neighborhood of Manaus for its high rate of homicides.
Landless farmers burn fields in southern Pará state in order to occupy the land belonging to a ranch owner. Pará is the Brazilian state where the land conflict is most violent.
A cattle ranch in the Marabá municipaly, southern Pará state. Cattle ranching is now the biggest cause of deforestation in the Amazon, and nearly 80 per cent of deforested areas in Brazil are now used for pasture, fueling also the fight over the land between cattle ranchers and landless peasants. According to Amnesty International Pará is the Brazilian state where the land conflict is most violent.