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Presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party listens to a question during a press conference
2019-08-24, The Irish Times
Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has authorised the use of the military to battle the huge blazes sweeping parts of the Amazon while thousands took to the streets to...
Neri dos Santos Silva, center, is silhouetted against an encroaching fire threat after he spent hours digging trenches to keep the flames from spreading to the farm he works on, in the Nova Santa Helena municipality, in the state of Mato Grosso, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019.
2019-08-24, The Independent
Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro has bowed to international pressure and sent in the military to battle huge blazes sweeping across the Amazon, after G7 leaders meeting...
Jair Bolsonaro during the Council of Ethics of the House against Deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro, Brasilia
2019-08-23, The Himalayan
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO: Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers...
The Daily Mail: Brazilian Hercules warplanes have been sent to dump thousands of gallons of water on the burning forests in the Amazon state of Rondonia, in response to a global outcry over the destruction of the world's largest tropical rain forest. As of Sunday, President...
Xinhua: RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Vasco da Gama continued their recovery under former Real Madrid and Brazil manager Vanderlei Luxemburgo with a 2-0 home...
China.dot.org: RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Following are the standings after the latest matches in Brazil's Serie A championship (tabulated under games played, wins, draws,...
China.dot.org: RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- Following are the results from the latest...
Yahoo Daily News: By JakeSpring BRASILIA (Reuters) - A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to dispatch the military to assist...
Yahoo Daily News: By JakeSpring BRASILIA (Reuters) - A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to dispatch the military to assist...
Philadelphia Daily News: David Koch led a remarkable life in which he and his brother Charles -- the legendary or notorious, depending upon your politics, Koch brothers -- turned their right-wing oilman daddy’s fortune into untold billions. They made so much money that David could...
Yahoo Daily News: By Aislinn Laing, Marina Lammertyn, Marcelo Rochabrun and Nelson Bocanegra SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Argentine executives and graduates shocked by PresidentMauricio Macri's drubbing in elections this month have begun calling and emailing in droves in search of...
truthout: The deadly consequences of right-wing governments in power have been made horrifically clear in recent weeks. President Trump’s tirades of anti-immigrant racism spurred one of his followers to carry out an attack in El Paso, Texas, while Brazilian...
Indian Express: Environmentalists and governments worldwide have shown deep concern over the state of Amazon rainforest, which has been ravaged by multiple forest fires in the past several days. The largest tropical rainforest in the world, Amazon produces approximately 20...
Mid Day: Porto Velho: President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorised the deployment of Brazil's armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests and threatens a huge trade deal. Plumes of thick...
The Daily Mail: Lucas Moura sat with the rest of his Tottenham team-mates in their Madrid hotel when Mauricio Pochettino revealed the starting line-up for the Champions League final. Moura did not know what was coming. And why would he. He had not been told the team in...
Malaysia Today: (Aljazeera) – The Amazon is being shrouded in plumes of smokeas fires rage across parts of the rainforest, imperilling the so-called “lungs of the planet” and the vast array of life to which it is home. Visible from outer space, the smoke...
China.dot.org: Major causes of record fires sweeping across the Amazon rainforest this month include the dry season and human activities, according to research institutions and media reports. In a speech broadcast on Brazilian television and radio networks on Friday,...