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Stephen Eisenhammer

Brazil committed to protecting environment, Bolsonaro tells U.N.; activists unconvinced

11:45am EDT

SAO PAULO (Reuters) -Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro struck a conciliatory tone on the environment during his speech to the United Nation's General Assembly on Tuesday, bragging that his country's environmental laws are a model for the world and reinforcing a vow to end illegal deforestation.

Brazil's Bolsonaro slams Supreme Court, calls election a 'farce' as supporters rally

Sep 08 2021

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) -Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro slammed the country's Supreme Court and cast doubt on the integrity of next year's elections on Tuesday as his supporters rallied in major cities at a time of heightened tensions in Latin America's largest democracy. | Video

Over 10,000 species risk extinction in Amazon, says landmark report

Jul 14 2021

SAO PAULO/BOGOTA (Reuters) -More than 10,000 species of plants and animals are at high risk of extinction due to the destruction of the Amazon rainforest - 35% of which has already been deforested or degraded, according to the draft of a landmark scientific report published on Wednesday.

Over 10,000 species risk extinction in Amazon, says landmark report

Jul 14 2021

SAO PAULO/BOGOTA, July 14 More than 10,000 species of plants and animals are at high risk of extinction due to the destruction of the Amazon rainforest - 35% of which has already been deforested or degraded, according to the draft of a landmark scientific report published on Wednesday.

Special Report: A family's vaccine hopes shattered in Brazil

Jun 25 2021

SAO PAULO, Brazil Ana Coelho da Cunha rose early on the last Wednesday of February, picked out a smart outfit and spritzed herself with a favorite perfume. It was a special day: The 85-year-old was getting vaccinated. | Video

Analysis: Under political attack, Brazil's Bolsonaro goes on the offensive

Mar 30 2021

SAO PAULO Under attack from all sides, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro did what might have been expected of a former army captain - he went on the offensive.

Dying in line: Brazil's crunch for COVID-19 intensive care beds

Mar 29 2021

PIRATININGA, Brazil José Roberto Inácio spent much of his life ferrying the sick and injured to the hospital in this quiet Brazilian town.

Dying in line: Brazil's crunch for COVID-19 intensive care beds

Mar 29 2021

PIRATININGA, Brazil José Roberto Inácio spent much of his life ferrying the sick and injured to the hospital in this quiet Brazilian town. | Video

Dying in line: Brazil's crunch for COVID-19 intensive care beds

Mar 29 2021

PIRATININGA, Brazil, March 29 José Roberto Inácio spent much of his life ferrying the sick and injured to the hospital in this quiet Brazilian town.

In Brazil, an indigenous woman joins Bolsonaro in fight for mining

Feb 25 2021

RAPOSA SERRA DO SOL, Brazil Irisnaide Silva is female, Brazilian and indigenous. | Video

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