Murder in the Amazon

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Earlier this month, an indigenous expert and a British journalist went missing in an area of dense Amazon rainforest. The disappearance of Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips sparked an international outcry. WSJ’s Luciana Magalhaes and Samantha Pearson explain what the two men’s disappearance and eventual fate reveal about the state of the Amazon.

Further Reading:

Brazilian Police Probe Illegal Fishermen Over Amazon Double Homicide 

Fisherman Confessed to Killing Dom Phillips, Brazilian Police Say 

Brazilian Military Scours Amazon for Missing Journalist 

Brazilian Navy Searches for Missing British Journalist in Amazon 

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