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  1. A Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) fire brigade memb

    Brazil's Bolsonaro calls surging Amazon fires a 'lie'

    Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday angrily denied the existence of fires in the Amazon rainforest, calling it a "lie," despite data ...
  2. A tract of the Amazon jungle burns as it is cleared by loggers and farmers near Humaita

    Amazon fires rage in early August as fears of mass blazes mount

    Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have surged so far in August, government data on Friday showed, outstripping the same period of 2019 and renewing ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sao Paulo

    Brazil's Bolsonaro orders US$360 million to be set aside for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro issued a decree on Thursday that will set aside 1.9 billion reais (US$356 million) in funds to purchase and ...
  4. Aerial view showing a boat speeding on the Jurura river in the municipality of Carauari, in the

    Brazil environment minister vows results on deforestation

    Fending off accusations of using his post to dismantle protections of the Amazon rainforest, Brazil's environment minister promised Wednesday in ...
  5. Brazil's Chief of Staff Minister Walter Souza Braga Netto looks on during a ceremony at the Pl

    Chief of staff to Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's chief of staff, Army General Walter Souza Braga Netto, has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on ...
  6. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Brasilia

    Facebook puts global block on Brazil's Bolsonaro supporters

    Facebook said on Saturday it has put a global block on certain accounts controlled by supporters of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro implicated ...
  7. Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Brasilia

    Brazil's Bolsonaro sticks to travel plan despite 'mold' in lungs

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro made a scheduled visit to the south of the country on Friday, after revealing the night before that he is ...
  8. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Brazil

    Brazil President Bolsonaro's wife, minister test positive for COVID-19

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's wife and one of his ministers have tested positive for COVID-19, according to an official statement on ...
  9. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Manaus

    Brazil hits record 69,000 COVID-19 cases in a day

    Brazil's coronavirus outbreak set daily records on Wednesday with both 69,074 new confirmed cases and 1,595 related deaths, as the world's ...