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Brazilian Military Scours Amazon for Missing Journalist

SÃO PAULO—As the solar rose final Sunday over the Itaquaí River deep within the Amazon rainforest, British journalist Dom Phillips boarded a small motorboat along with his trusted information to make the lengthy journey dwelling from a weeklong reporting journey. Then they disappeared.

Mr. Phillips, 57 years outdated, had spent the earlier days interviewing native households in regards to the conflicts raging within the lawless Javari Valley between indigenous tribes and gangs of closely armed poachers, fishermen, loggers and drug traffickers, in line with an account of occasions from police, indigenous leaders, his household, buddies and colleagues.