But members of the Brazilian military, now in control of the fight against environmental crime, fueled their helicopters too early, at an airport too close to the mines. News of the operation quickly leaked. A story hit the press. The miners vanished into the forest.
Then commanders blocked the takeoff of several helicopters, further undercutting what environmental authorities had hoped would be a historic rout.
ÍNTEGRA DISPONÍVEL EM: THE WASHINGTON POST
O site DefesaNet publicou: Coup d´Presse – O esforço militar do Brasil está falhando em salvar a Amazônia – Ver mais em: www.defesanet.com.br
Nota DefesaNet – Texto original em inglês