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Brazil mulls lifting ban on foreign firms mining near border

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Brazil's mining ministry has said that the country should search for common ground between promoting economic activity and maintaining border security.

Rio de Janeiro

OPPONENTS of unbridled development of Brazil's Amazon region scored a victory this week when environmentalists fronted by supermodel Gisele Bundchen persuaded President Michel Temer to veto legislation that would have removed protections on more than one million acres.

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