1988-12-22 Xapuri, Brazil / When the angels Cry / Wenn die Engel Weinen / Quando os anjos Choram / Cuando los ángeles Lloran

Francisco Alves Mendes Filho, better known as Chico Mendes, was a Brazilian rubber tapper, trade union leader and environmentalist. He fought to preserve the Amazon rainforest, and advocated for the Human rights of Brazilian peasants and indigenous peoples. Chico Mendes had the vision of the need for an alliance between people and forest conservation built on maintaining the necessary ecological balance and ...