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Brazil Sends Police to Amazon over Diamond Dispute

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Brazil Sends Police to Amazon over Diamond Dispute

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Brazil Sends Police to Amazon over Diamond Dispute

Brazil Sends Police to Amazon over Diamond Dispute

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The Brazilian government prepares to send federal police into a remote region of the Amazon following reports that native Indians may have killed as many as 35 people in a dispute over diamond mining. However, the Indians' defenders have cast doubt on whether the massacre ever happened. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.