Writing AM POST *
The Federal Public Ministry (MPF) not Amazonas (AM) and the Union Public Defender (DPU) dispatched recommendation that the mayor of the municipality of Eirunepé (a 1.160 kilometers from Manaus), Raylan Barroso de Alencar (PROS), comply with commitments on education, health, infrastructure, supporting indigenous peoples and the environment.
According to the recommendation, the municipality of Eirunepé reneged on the commitment, made in 2018, to carry out the selection process for community health workers and regularize the payment of indigenous teachers and the delivery of school meals.
With regard to the environment, the municipality had committed to promote cleanliness of extensions and dump near the houses, adjust the garbage collection service and regulate the solid waste system of the municipality together with the prosecutors who work on environmental issues.
The measures were taken over by the municipality in Eirunepé signed term sheet in March 2018 with the MPF, a DPU, the National Indian Foundation (Funai), the Ministry of Social Development (MDS), the National Education Development Fund (fnd), the State Secretariat for Social Action (Seas), Secretary of State for the Environment (Schema), the State Indian Foundation (FEI), Civil Amazonas State Government House and the Municipal Health (Sems).
on the recommendation, MPF and DPU indicate that the municipality of Eirunepé must also reform the former home of the Amazon Operation Active (Open), that volunteered to give space to the City Hall in case of property allocation to public policies for indigenous peoples, to serve as a halfway house to indigenous people who need to go to the city headquarters. The reform should be completed within 90 days.
The document sets out ten days for the city answer about the compliance of the recommendation. In the event of non-compliance, other measures such as accountability through legal action may be taken.
*With information from the MPF-AM Press Office