Jair Bolsonaro

38th President of Brazil

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Jair Messias Bolsonaro is a Brazilian politician and retired military officer, serving as the 38th President of Brazil since 1 January 2019. He served in the country's Chamber of Deputies, representing the state of Rio de Janeiro, between 1991 and 2018. He is currently a member of the conservative Social Liberal Party.

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President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil's armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global..
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France's Emmanuel Macron led a growing wave of international pressure on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon rainforest..
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President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from EU leaders.
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The Brazilian army will be deployed to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest, the governor of the Amazon state of Roraima said on Friday.
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro under increasing international pressure to contain record number of fires in Amazon
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Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires sweeping..
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro encouraged development in the Amazon rainforest. Now he's calling global backlash "sensationalist"
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international..
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(CNN)While the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest may constitute an "international crisis," they are hardly an accident. The vast majority of the fires..
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international..
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army could be sent to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international..
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The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was lying when he played down concerns about climate change at the G20 summit in Japan in June, said French President Emmanuel..
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the army could be sent to help combat the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, and that a decision..
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Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson to tell president Jair Bolsonaro that the 'reckless destruction' of rainforests must stop
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BRASILIA/SAO PAULO: Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted..
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Amid global concern about raging fires in the Amazon, Brazil's government complained Thursday that it is being targeted in smear campaign by critics who contend..
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Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his government did not have the financial resources to fight the record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon..
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Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing evidence,..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do not do it..
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The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday,..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday said his government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest after satellite images showed..
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As the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is walking back allegations that he blamed NGO's for setting the wildfires. His..
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Fires raging across vast swathes of the Amazon have made international headlines this week, highlighting the plight of the world's largest tropical rain..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the government lacks the resources to fight wildfires in the Amazon rainforest after satellite images..
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After assuming office on 1 January, Bolsonaro made number of promises, including to restore the country's economy by finding other uses for the Amazon forest...
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The Amazon is the “lungs of the world” – and it’s going up in smoke. There’s been an 83% increase in forest fires since early 2019, said Brazil's..
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Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without citing..
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Brazil's right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, plans to push ahead with the appointment of his son Eduardo for ambassador to the United States despite..
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Jair Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fires in the Amazon to embarrass the government after they cut funding, despite offering no evidence.
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Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as..
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Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accused non-governmental organisations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image..
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Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon..
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Wildfires raging in the Amazon rain forest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as..
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Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has signaled he may abandon his controversial plan to make his son ambassador to the United States, amid a fierce..
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Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday responded to Norway’s decision to halt its forest protection subsidies, taking to Twitter to criticise the..
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Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even..
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Brazil's president says Angela Merkel should focus on reforesting Germany rather than threatening to withhold funds for Amazon projects, media report. Jair..
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