Bolsonaro to world: Brazil is victim of environmental smear

Credit: WorldNews- Published on September 22, 2020
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest, telling the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders on Tuesday that his country has been wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain. Speaking first in the General Debate of the...
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Published on September 19, 2020 -  02:38
Fires continue to ravage Brazil's Amazon rainforest, Pantanal wetlands
Despite the destruction of its natural treasures, President Jair Bolsonaro has said that Brazil is an ‘example for the world’ in its handling of the environment.

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Jair Bolsonaro

President of Brazil
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