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Dutch journalist in Rio. Correspondente Brazilië eo voor oa Trouw, FD, ANP, De Tijd

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@veerleslegers @volkskrant Dank voor het compliment!Mijn voortreffelijke collega @marjoleinvandew verlaat ons mooie continent. Wie volgt haar op? #LatAm https://t.co/fqWEf6XnGQ
10/22
2019
I also liked it. #Chile https://t.co/6SMUSTROMmFor those who think Chile is an example to be followed (e.g. many in Brazil these days), this thread is illuminatin… https://t.co/5udQxYwVI0
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10/21
2019
Very good indeed, about destruction in the #Amazon The minister of environment should have been questioned more. Ag… https://t.co/E7Ajb5Zs7cOur bloco de Carnaval Prata Preta lost in Rio de Janeiro’s country side yesterday ❤️ https://t.co/zn99YCk9fU
10/20
2019
Crisis in southwest Colombia: 6 indigenous leaders killed in 2 weeks https://t.co/hx4fHM08oK
Retweeted by Wies UbagsAlles wat je wilt weten over de Amazonesynode in Rome vind je nu op @Reporters_NL. Met een donatieknop voor de coll… https://t.co/efMUWCrbj1
Retweeted by Wies UbagsSick symmetry. The worst of the left and the worst of the right in Latin America. https://t.co/GST8PygNx4
Retweeted by Wies Ubags#Brazil without the #Amazon: hotter and drier and with agriculture at risk. That’s what Princeton researchers found… https://t.co/XVmjU7Psmu
10/18
2019
Amazonesynode: Nieuwe wegen voor de katholieke kerk in de Amazone moeten leiden naar een gezonde planeet voor ieder… https://t.co/ldniLTTH22
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10/17
2019
"De boeren maken het ons niet makkelijk om solidair te blijven." @pieterderks: "maar laten we niet vergeten welke m… https://t.co/0FzeVHEhxt
Retweeted by Wies UbagsVan mij, uit de Tapajósregio in de Braziliaanse #Amazone: https://t.co/zitjUcrUBA🌎 We have to change the system to save the planet. Watch this short video to see connections between extreme wea… https://t.co/3nVgjyNxtv
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10/16
2019
Yes, there is a terrible oil spill along 2,000 kilometer area of coastline in NE Brazil. But don’t let it deter you… https://t.co/GH0SLlj9zY
Retweeted by Wies UbagsI have love for all Brazilians. I’ve been to all 26 states. But it’s not just beaches. There is something about the… https://t.co/3Rm5ZBpqcM
Retweeted by Wies UbagsDe Nederlandse Ontwikkelingsbank, @FMO_development zit als financier in projecten met landroof, moord, doodslag en… https://t.co/pMgbz8IO7z
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10/15
2019
That will be my next trip to the #Amazon 😋 https://t.co/o23FbB2O4tVluchtelingen zijn welkom, zegt Colombia. Maar de bevolking mort https://t.co/wM3uFb1PVq
Retweeted by Wies Ubags @periodistica Ok! Gracias 🙂 @periodistica Eso es en Buenos Aires?
10/14
2019
BRAZIL OIL SPILL I’m in the Northeast coast of Brazil doing some stories on a terrible oil spill. Oil is washing… https://t.co/octL21qwAe
Retweeted by Wies Ubags#Brazil’s first saint, sister Dulce: canonized today in Rome. https://t.co/3k1Ac4L9sM
10/13
2019
Explainer: What's behind Haiti's deadly protests, and possible outcomes https://t.co/wuJUbNeEyI
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10/12
2019
@lalalalinder @Kcsmouter Maar dat geldt niet voor iedereen!Staat van Beleg #Guatemala, parlement dicht #Peru, crisis #Ecuador vrede in #Colombia onder druk, ineenstorting… https://t.co/PlPPVBGei4
Retweeted by Wies Ubags @Kcsmouter @lalalalinder Maar soms werkt het toch wel, hoor. Als je geen andere middelen hebt, moet je het gewoon d… https://t.co/Chz4YtMsPD @Soetman Hahaha, ik ookEen unieke inkijk van @ilonaeveleens , die net terug was uit Ethiopië https://t.co/7GGAx8gYwZ
Retweeted by Wies UbagsIn humiliating blow for Bolsonaro, US will not back Brazil’s bid to join the OECD rich economies club. Trump’s prom… https://t.co/zdM2XfgJss
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10/11
2019
Venezolaanse ska in Amsterdam. Vrijdag in @QFactory_Adam https://t.co/1hF67v6w6m
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10/10
2019
Well I didn't see this coming: Massive fires in the Amazon (as big as Brazil's) are pushing Bolivia's President Ev… https://t.co/tlwz6Uuucv
Retweeted by Wies Ubagsgreat to see innovative journalism from Paraguay crushing it in the UK 👇🇵🇾 https://t.co/n5yRlHqV4l
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10/9
2019
@andreavreede @greenarkpress Ik vrees dat je daar gelijk in hebt. Jammer wel, nu de #Amazone en #ontbossing zulke b… https://t.co/IErrk6MJTq @greenarkpress EensFriends abroad puzzled by the rollercoaster in Brazil, I recommend watching the documentary “The Edge of Democracy”… https://t.co/aQ2S9WUb3G
Retweeted by Wies Ubags#Brazil #indigenous https://t.co/avGvrVnjdfIn Itaituba, #Brazil the catholic #synod about the #Amazon in Rome is considered very important. The Pope protects… https://t.co/cTGfOIKFSXThere are so many shooting victims in Rio that we can’t forget. Like Rodrigo Serrano, killed during a military poli… https://t.co/51iC2fffst
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10/6
2019
Is het tijd voor een nieuw en actief Latijns-Amerika beleid van Nederland? Kom naar onze bijeenkomst ‘Het Koninkrij… https://t.co/slXVLXmQxu
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10/5
2019
Is er straks nog wel koffie? Wereldwijd raken koffieboeren in de knel door de lage opbrengsten uit de verkoop van h… https://t.co/puAQEEOc6L
Retweeted by Wies UbagsFishing in Tapajós river in the morning. (Bit far🙂 they are standing and swimming) #Amazon #Brazil https://t.co/48y4YGJWmu @scheltus Nee, gevlogen vanuit Rio. @PSips2010 Nee, ik blijf hier!
10/3
2019
Good morning, Santarém! #Brazil #Amazon https://t.co/7XYGdfG1lX
10/2
2019
@heleensittig Onze straat, ook een beetje 😉
10/1
2019
What the cowboys shown in Grazing the Amazon think about deforestation? https://t.co/KRzdyhg1su
Retweeted by Wies UbagsIk schreef: 'Hoe dicht is de #Amazone bij een kantelpunt?' Het is een hele lap tekst, maar na lezing weet je dan oo… https://t.co/b7E73zIas8
Retweeted by Wies UbagsBig anti government protests planned in Haiti today. @AJEnglish is there with live coverage. https://t.co/L3s9tQJPU6
Retweeted by Wies UbagsOok Bolivia brandt: ‘Een miljoen hectare bos afgebrand als gevolg van beleid Evo Morales’ - MO* https://t.co/Q8pBkBTHZv via @mondiaalnieuws
Retweeted by Wies UbagsProtests in Berlin against #Brazil’s environment secretary Ricardo Salles. #Amazon #deforestation https://t.co/KZzK55l8sV
9/30
2019
👏👏👏 https://t.co/LUc7sPtVed
9/29
2019
Very interesting interview with former environment minister @MarinaSilva in #Brazil https://t.co/EFirJWfouX
9/27
2019
#wildfires in #Bolivia https://t.co/jDTidWhqM2Van mij! https://t.co/nyIRkOtEip
9/25
2019
Again! A girl (11) hit by a stray bullet. She was returning home from school. She is in a hospital. A woman got als… https://t.co/eoZLlEw4r7Exactly. #Brazil https://t.co/cqyroluOXh
9/24
2019
The fabulous stucco sculptures found on Structure 1 of the Maya city of Ek Balam! https://t.co/KZykKX3Zkr
Retweeted by Wies UbagsProtest at #Rio’s state parliament for the killing of Ágatha (8) and other favela inhabitants by stray (police) bul… https://t.co/Vm26vxUmv5Nearly as much forest has burned in Bolivia as in Brazil, a country 8 times larger. Much of the burden for putting… https://t.co/qZEiwaWUeJ
Retweeted by Wies UbagsA Reuters photographer captured the moment a pro-government senator in #Haiti shot multiple people ahead of a vote… https://t.co/biedwCevbL
Retweeted by Wies UbagsTragic killing of young girl in Rio favela by police could lead to Justice Minister Moro's plans to relax penalties… https://t.co/5WAQFTdONf
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9/23
2019
Protest in Complexo do Alemão, a big favela in #Rio, where 8 yrs old Ágatha died Friday night https://t.co/ORM3E8ZVeI16 children hit by stray bullets in #Rio’s favelas so far this year. 5 of them died. It’s not a new phenomenon, but… https://t.co/jGQPtNJdf7This is from the favela where 8 yrs old Ágatha was killed by what witnesses told was a bullet shot by a policeman.… https://t.co/7Acih6Ot3Y
9/22
2019
Rio de Janeiro’s governor Witzel, who wants to be president himself and is taking a distance from Bolsonaro: https://t.co/Nqzi8VWs3i👏❤️ https://t.co/SKHxu2XrFGChildren hit by stray bullets in 2019 in #Rio de Janeiro https://t.co/DIC7BBGXWlÁgatha (8), the girl who was hit by a police bullet last night in #Rio’s favela Complexo di Alemão, died this morni… https://t.co/bFzKR75FSa
9/21
2019
My interpretation: many people don’t want to be associated with the left. And indeed the leaders of the protest cal… https://t.co/4AuSbFnh6AIt’s not the huge amount of protesters like in other cities. Not even a 1000 participants till now (1,5 hrs after s… https://t.co/Hhr9eZBOuy#climatestrike #Brazil in #Rio https://t.co/InmGwVrcNUAt a #climate protest in #Rio. Left Bolsonaro, right environment secretary Salles. #Brazil https://t.co/KcDloirhtG👏👏 https://t.co/NA1YU9pQBEOehoe! Van mijn helden @JurriaanvEerten en Eline van Nes! https://t.co/zVdcqJ6r4mVery nice! #Brazil #slavery #Palmares https://t.co/IZGij2Vjy3Artikelen op Banzeiro zijn gratis toegankelijk. De productie van Banzeiro kost echter tijd (reis- en interviewtijd,… https://t.co/DIrydqgV1o
Retweeted by Wies UbagsLook at Hungary, where they banished a university from Budapest; Turkey, where they confiscated and destroyed 300,0… https://t.co/C85FuKBr90
Retweeted by Wies UbagsBreek: Zojuist samen met @esvanana deze protestbrief naar de Eerste Kamer verstuurd, ondertekend door ruim 100 hoof… https://t.co/3czIEpgCHf
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9/20
2019
Uitreiswet: tientallen steunbetuigingen voor open brief Ana van Es aan Eerste Kamer https://t.co/aSGbh00FnI
Retweeted by Wies UbagsAn Urban Amazon Community Sheds Light on Brazil's Forgotten Black History @atlasobscura https://t.co/u3zvO4RXaP
Retweeted by Wies Ubags#Brazil #deforestation https://t.co/u9SCN3sIfK#Brazil #deforestation https://t.co/sGdoQ6qkHn
9/19
2019
Two police operations in Rio today. One in Complexo do Alemão left five dead, another in Complexo da Maré sent chil… https://t.co/bdbT06nDAM
Retweeted by Wies UbagsBrazil's government said it will not participate in an Amazon initiative French president Macron is expected to lau… https://t.co/kfWEATDVoY
Retweeted by Wies UbagsThe Cais do Valongo in Rio de Janeiro, once the largest slave market in the Americas, will receive R$2.1m to fund r… https://t.co/jLAcPKN4l1
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9/18
2019
Voor @bbvpro ging ik in Tucson mee van deur tot deur voor een initiatief om er een 'sanctuary city' van te maken. K… https://t.co/wuPYEsv5Lh
Retweeted by Wies UbagsDutch Minister of Foreign Affairs @ministerBlok insufficiently answers Parliamentary questions about the traffickin… https://t.co/klHKbekWPj
Retweeted by Wies UbagsCuban journalists sign a letter demanding guaranties for the exercise of freedom of the press and freedom of speech… https://t.co/RRMIyJmSeK
Retweeted by Wies UbagsWhy would Temer do this? #Brazil #impeachment https://t.co/gMQLvQNSON#Cuba: groen en duurzaam uit noodzaak: https://t.co/KSBBeTWtfl
Retweeted by Wies UbagsPassinho! #Brazil https://t.co/9DBPAM7Dyf
9/17
2019
@LatAmLink 😂Alejo Zambrano went to Cucuta running away from what he did in Venezuela. He now helps others run away from what… https://t.co/KtIXHbk2KA
Retweeted by Wies UbagsMijn nieuwsbrief Banzeiro telt inmiddels 15 edities vol informatie en feiten over de Amazone en het klimaat. Banzei… https://t.co/6lAQOIW8nm
Retweeted by Wies Ubags'Journalisten in conflictgebieden verdienen bescherming van de Nederlandse overheid, niet een maatregel die ze extr… https://t.co/Tw96YB6n4Q
Retweeted by Wies UbagsGoed betoog van mijn ex-collega van de Nuffic https://t.co/sbrNnFlyh7Interesting! https://t.co/kUcA8iGpYJHup Femke!
9/16
2019
Colombia’s mayors demand action from Duque as political violence spirals out of control https://t.co/sYRSTigNuM
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9/15
2019

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