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Governments across globe under pressure to control covid19 economic damage

Governments face pressure to reopen factories, shops, travel and public activities

19 Apr 2020 12:42 PM

Brazil yet to face worst of the oil spills on beaches

Brazil's Bolsonaro says 'worst is yet to come' on oil spill.

04 Nov 2019 10:41 AM

How highways in Brazil are paving way for future

Brazil highways drive Amazon development and destruction.

09 Oct 2019 3:27 PM

Fires still erupting in Amazon; number of blazes in Brazil up 45 pc from 2018

The Amazon is considered particularly important for its absorption of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

12 Sep 2019 2:05 PM

Amazon nations meet in indigenous hut at Colombia over forest protection

The summit took place in wake of an international outcry over raging fires that have devastated swaths of Amazon in Brazil and Bolivia.

07 Sep 2019 12:02 PM

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Son of Brazil legend Cafu dies after suspected heart attack while playing football

Danilo was soon rushed to the hospital but despite best efforts from the doctors, he passed away.

05 Sep 2019 6:08 PM

Brazil President Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe, fires soar

This year's total is the highest since 2010 when 132,106 fires were detected across the country.

31 Aug 2019 3:05 PM

Bolsonaro says, 'Amazon nations should decide region's future'

On Wednesday, Bolsonaro said Germany and France had tried to 'buy' Brazil's sovereignty.

29 Aug 2019 12:00 PM

Why the world, and not just Brazil, should care about ravaging Amazon fires

Eight out of nine Amazon states have seen an increase, with the largest state of Amazonas seeing a 146 per cent rise.

26 Aug 2019 9:27 AM

G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight Amazon fires, repair damage

Merkel noted that Bolsonaro is putting 'significant forces' into the effort to save the rainforest.

26 Aug 2019 8:43 AM

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Why is part of the Amazon burning?

For farmland, or for prairies, brush and weeds alike are heaped together, waiting for the dry season.

24 Aug 2019 2:29 PM

Brazilian prez admits to farmers setting Amazon forest ablaze, tells foreign powers to not meddle

‘These countries that send money, they don’t send it out of charity. They send it with aim of interfering with our sovereignty,’ Jair said.

23 Aug 2019 4:31 PM

Macron has 'colonialist mentality': Brazil President on Amazon fires

Macron tweeted earlier Thursday that fires burning in the Amazon amount to an international crisis.

23 Aug 2019 12:48 PM

Brazil: Bus Hijacker shot dead, all hostages released 'unharmed'

The hijacker reportedly freed several people during the siege as police began negotiations with him.

20 Aug 2019 8:19 PM

‘Poop less to save environment,’ says Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro

The Amazon is vital to the exchange of oxygen for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere – a check on global warming.

10 Aug 2019 8:38 AM

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'Neymar can take place of Messi' : Edmilson

Former Brazil player Edmilson said that after Barcelona star Lionel Messi will retire, Neymar can take the place of the Argentine player.

03 Aug 2019 3:48 PM

At least 57 inmates killed, several beheaded in bloody clash in Brazil prison

Most of the dead died in the fire, they said, while two guards were taken hostage, but later released.

30 Jul 2019 9:20 AM

Was A Priest Pushed Off Stage For Fat-Shaming? Truth Behind Viral Video

A twitter user claimed that the incident took place during a sermon in Brazil after the priest said that fat women cannot go to heaven.

23 Jul 2019 6:52 PM

Jaishankar to attend BRICS' foreign ministers meet in Brazil next week

This would be Jaishankar's first engagement with the BRICS foreign ministers since assuming office in May.

18 Jul 2019 1:41 PM

Brazil Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia

Acts of racism, and now acts of 'homotransphobia' in Brazil face one to three years in prison or a fine.

14 Jun 2019 12:10 PM

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