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World Cup construction unearths evidence of slave trade

Construction work in Brazil ahead of the World Cup has uncovered evidence of Rio De Janeiro's involvement in the Atlantic slave trace. “We’re finding archaeological sites of global importance, and probably far more extensive than what’s been excavated so far, but instead of prioritizing these discoveries our leaders are proceeding with

Brazilian road construction unearths 60 new sites

Road construction near Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, has uncovered nearly 60 overlapping archaeological sites, some of which date back 6,000 years. The archeologists unearthed very old vestiges such as "sambaquis" (shell mounds) of the various population groups who were scattered along the coast of the Americas 8,000 to 6,000 years ago,