Two men go missing in the Amazon – level 1

16-06-2022 07:00

A British journalist and Brazilian official go missing last week. Last people see the two men in a boat in the Javari area.

This area is far from any cities. Indigenous people live there. The journalist’s name is Dom Philips. He works on a book about indigenous people. Both men know the area very well.

Police say that both men get death threats recently. This happens after a bad situation with some people near a river. Police say it is about illegal fishing.

The men’s families ask officials to find the men quickly. The Amazon forest is a dangerous place. People meet in front the Brazilian Embassy in London, UK. They show that they care about the two men.

Difficult words: indigenous (people who live in a place for a very long time), death threat (a message that you will kill or hurt someone), embassy (the building where officials of another country work).

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