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Amazon fires: What's the latest in Brazil?

Friday, October 11th 2019, 23:30

The fires in the Amazon have been dampened - but it's not the only area under threat.
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Amazon fires: The volunteer firefighters battling to save Brazil’s rainforest

Sunday, September 29th 2019, 23:01

They are on a mission to stop their stretch of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest from going up in flames.
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Amazon rainforest belongs to Brazil, says Jair Bolsonaro

Tuesday, September 24th 2019, 19:55

President Jair Bolsonaro insists that the Amazon rainforest is his country's sovereign territory.
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US and Brazil agree to Amazon development

Saturday, September 14th 2019, 6:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Amazon

Brazil's foreign minister also hit back at criticism over Brazil's handling of the Amazon fires.
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Brazil Amazon: Old enemies unite to save their land

Thursday, September 12th 2019, 23:20

Rival indigenous groups say they have a common enemy: Brazil's President Bolsonaro and his policies.
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Why Brazilian people are getting a tattoo of a museum

Sunday, September 1st 2019, 23:01
related countries: Botswana Botswana

How staff and students from Brazil's National Museum are coping with the loss of the building after fire destroyed it last year.
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The Amazon in Brazil is on fire - how bad is it?

Friday, August 30th 2019, 14:44

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. How bad are they?
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Amazon fires: Brazil bans land clearance blazes for 60 days

Thursday, August 29th 2019, 11:34

The 60-day ban comes as a leading environmentalist warns "the worst of the fire is yet to come".
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Amazon fires: South American countries to meet to discuss response

Wednesday, August 28th 2019, 14:59
related countries: France France

Brazil's President Bolsonaro also reveals he has accepted help from Chile, after rejecting a G7 offer.
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Amazon fires: Brazil to reject G7 offer of $22m aid

Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 16:18

President Bolsonaro demands an apology from his French counterpart for calling him a liar.
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Amazon fires: The devastation seen from above

Sunday, August 25th 2019, 4:01

Swathes of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are burning at a record rate.
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Amazon fires: Brazil sends army to help tackle blazes

Saturday, August 24th 2019, 16:21

President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from EU leaders.
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Amazon fires: Brazil threatened over EU trade deal

Friday, August 23rd 2019, 16:19
related countries: France France, Germany Germany, Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Eu

Mr Macron says Brazil's leader lied to him as UK and German leaders voice concerns over the fires.
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'I will give my last drop of blood for this forest'

Friday, August 23rd 2019, 11:05
related places: Mura

Members of Brazil's Mura tribe vow to defend their land, as wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest.
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Amazon fires: Bolsonaro says Brazil cannot fight them

Thursday, August 22nd 2019, 16:42

President Bolsonaro says his government lacks the resources to battle the record number of blazes.
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Amazon fires: Record number burning in Brazil rainforest - space agency

Wednesday, August 21st 2019, 14:38
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Fires in the Amazon have risen 84% amid growing deforestation, Brazil's space research agency says.
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Why 500 million bees have died in Brazil in three months

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 11:44

Half a billion bees have died in three months - so what's happening with bees globally?
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Brazil's indigenous women protest against Bolsonaro policies

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 10:58

Indigenous women in Brazil protest against the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.
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Jair Bolsonaro: 'Poop every other day' to protect the environment

Saturday, August 10th 2019, 12:29

Brazil's president was replying to a journalist's question about agriculture and deforestation.
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Transgender influencers are changing Brazil's advertising industry

Saturday, August 3rd 2019, 23:33

Companies hoping to reach new audiences are looking to influencers and YouTubers like Thiessa.
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Brazil deforestation row: Space research head Galvão out

Friday, August 2nd 2019, 18:05

The head of Brazil's space research institute had accused President Jair Bolsonaro of "cowardice".
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In pictures: Aftermath of deadly Brazil prison fight

Wednesday, July 31st 2019, 9:56

Relatives are called to identify the bodies of the 58 inmates killed in a deadly gang fight in Brazil.
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Brazil's Altamira jail where 57 were killed 'was understaffed'

Tuesday, July 30th 2019, 10:16
related places: Altamira

The Brazil jail where 57 people died in a gang fight was overcrowded and understaffed, a report says.
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Amazon deforestation: Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses data as 'lies'

Friday, July 19th 2019, 23:06
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The Brazilian president accuses the national space agency of exaggerating the scale of deforestation.
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Brazil dam: How German firm approved Brazil dam before it burst

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 23:02
related countries: Germany Germany

Six months after nearly 300 people died, new evidence emerges suggesting it could have been prevented.
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Copa America 2019: Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win first title in 12 years

Sunday, July 7th 2019, 22:42
related countries: Peru Peru

Gabriel Jesus scores one goal and assists another before being sent off as Brazil win a first Copa America title in 12 years by beating Peru.
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Amazon rainforest indigenous people in fight for survival

Tuesday, July 2nd 2019, 23:18
related places: Uru

Groups like the Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau say the new Brazil president wants to allow deforestation in protected areas.
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Police seize cocaine ahead of Bolsonaro flight

Thursday, June 27th 2019, 12:22

The air force officer had been assigned with accompanying Brazil's president on a flight home.
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Brazil jeered by their own fans

Saturday, June 15th 2019, 7:02
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Brazil are jeered by their own fans in their opening Copa America game against Bolivia - despite winning 3-0.
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Jair Bolsonaro: Man who stabbed Brazil's leader acquitted

Saturday, June 15th 2019, 3:17

President Jair Bolsonaro, who was attacked last September, says he will appeal against the decision.
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Fishing for crabs in Brazil's mangrove forests

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 23:07

Photographer Nacho Doce documents the changing landscape of Brazil's mangrove forests.
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Neymar gives statement to police in Brazil amid rape allegation

Friday, June 7th 2019, 8:11
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The Brazil footballer visits a police station in Rio after a woman accused him of rape in Paris.
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Neymar rape accuser appears in Brazil TV interview

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 15:35
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Najila Trindade accuses the Brazil footballer of "assault together with rape" in a Paris hotel.
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Footballer Neymar denies rape accusation

Sunday, June 2nd 2019, 10:39
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A woman alleges the player assaulted her, a claim he seeks to refute by releasing private messages.
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Brazil jail violence: Forty killed in Manaus prisons

Tuesday, May 28th 2019, 10:09

Monday's deaths in Amazonas state came a day after another 15 inmates were killed in jail violence.
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Jair Bolsonaro: Man who stabbed Brazil's leader is 'mentally ill'

Tuesday, May 28th 2019, 4:48

The man who stabbed Brazil's president during his campaign last year cannot be jailed, a judge rules.
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Majority in Brazil's top court to make homophobia and transphobia crimes

Friday, May 24th 2019, 2:47

Six out of 11 judges vote in favour of making homophobia and transphobia equivalent to racism.
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In pictures: Brazilian inmates create fashion behind bars

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 15:33
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Models parade clothes designed and created by inmates of a maximum security jail in Brazil.
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Brazil's indigenous people: 'We fight for the right to exist'

Thursday, April 25th 2019, 10:27

Indigenous people protest in Brazil's capital against the policies of far-right President Bolsonaro.
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Museum cancels event honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 10:42
related countries: United States United States

New York's American Museum of Natural History will not now host an event honouring Jair Bolsonaro.
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Is the honeymoon period over for Brazil's Bolsonaro?

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 23:01

One hundred days into his presidency, Brazil's far-right leader is struggling to meet expectations.
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Brazil bridge collapses in Pará state after ferryboat crash

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 3:39

A ferryboat hits a bridge spanning the Moju River in Brazil, causing a portion to collapse.
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Brazil textbooks 'to be revised to deny 1964 coup'

Thursday, April 4th 2019, 11:11

The new right-wing education minister wants to soften references to the 1964 army coup in textbooks.
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Life after a devastating mining disaster

Sunday, March 31st 2019, 0:29
related places: Brumadinho

Brazil's Brumadinho dam disaster is having consequences in towns which are near similar dams.
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Rio state takes over running of Brazil's iconic Maracanã stadium

Monday, March 18th 2019, 22:34

Rio wants to investigate the now cancelled contract of a private consortium for possible corruption.
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