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Brazil's tribes stride into digital age to defend their culture, forests

By Leonardo Benassatto XINGU INDIGENOUS PARK, Brazil (Reuters) - In the 1980's Brazil's first indigenous Congressman, Xavante chief Juruna, went

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Brazil sits out leftist Latin American nations' body on anti-democracy fears

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil has decided to suspend its participation in the Community of Latin American and Caribbean

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Amazon tribes meet to counter Bolsonaro environmental threats

Several dozen indigenous leaders and representatives of Amazon communities have gathered in the heart of the threatened rainforest to form

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Even Under Trump, U.S. Renewable Investment Hit a Record in 2019

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. renewable energy industry doesn’t seem to take much notice of President Donald Trump’s views on green

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Brazilian tribes and forest tappers unite against Bolsonaro

By Leonardo Benassatto XINGU INDIGENOUS PARK, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian indigenous tribes and rubber tappers joined forces on Wednesday to

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Amazon tribes gather to plan resistance to Brazil government

By Leonardo Benassatto XINGU INDIGENOUS PARK, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian indigenous leaders began a four-day tribal gathering in the Amazon

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Brazil rainforest deforestation soared 85% in 2019

The amount of land in the Amazon where deforestation has taken place has increased dramatically under the presidency of Brazil’s

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Brazil Looks to India as Trade Ties with Argentina Deteriorate

(Bloomberg) -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is set to visit India next week, aiming to boost trade with a rapidly

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Amazon deforestation could speed up in 2020: expert

By Victoria Klesty OSLO (Reuters) - Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest threatens to accelerate and draw increased global concern since

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U.S. backs Brazil for OECD membership ahead of Argentina

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - The United States' change of stance to support Brazil's bid to join the Organization

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Surging Brazil Economic Optimism Gets a Harsh Reality Check

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Brazil Amazon deforestation jumped 85% in 2019 vs 2018: government data

By Eduardo Simões RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rose 85% in 2019 compared to the previous

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China conducting 'intense' global attack on rights: HRW

China is using its economic and diplomatic might to carry out the "most intense attack" ever on the global system

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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon up 85 percent in 2019

Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil soared 85 percent in 2019, compared with the previous year, official data

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Oscar-Nominated Netflix Film Is Slammed by Brazil’s Bolsonaro

(Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro minced no words to express his contempt for a Netflix documentary on the country’s

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Brazil’s govt to propose oil exploration on indigenous land: media

Brazil's government will propose legalizing oil and gas exploration as well as hydroelectric dam construction on indigenous land, a report said Saturday, citing a draft of a bill to be sent to Congress.

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Brazil's govt to propose oil exploration on indigenous land: media

Brazil's government will propose legalizing oil and gas exploration as well as hydroelectric dam construction on indigenous land, a report

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Brazil's education minister mocked for Twitter spelling error

Brazil's education minister has been ridiculed on social media for making a spelling mistake on Twitter. Abraham Weintraub, who is

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Brazil pushes plans for mining on tribal lands to European diplomats

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's government on Friday said it was pushing ahead with plans to allow mining on tribal

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Fires in Amazon forest rose 30% in 2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The number of fires in the Amazon rainforest grew 30.5% in 2019 from the previous year,

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Brazil cancels Davos trip for President Bolsonaro, citing security

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has cancelled a planned trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos this

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Japan issues arrest warrant for Carole Ghosn. A friend calls it intimidation

Japanese prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Carole Ghosn, the latest twist in the dramatic saga involving her husband, the former auto executive and now international fugitive Carlos Ghosn.

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Bolsonaro backs Trump amid US-Iran tensions

Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro offered his support to US counterpart Donald Trump on Monday amidst widespread criticism for the

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Brazil President Bolsonaro says he has a hernia

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro says he is suffering from a hernia, apparently as a result of being stabbed in the

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Venezuela requests Brazil extradite suspects in raid on military post

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela has requested Brazil extradite five former members of the Venezuelan armed forces suspected of participating in

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