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Amazon rainforest 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, according to data released by space research agency INPE on... (photo: Creative Commons) Yahoo Daily News
Amazon fires   Natural disaster   Photos   Rainforest   Wikipedia: 2019 Amazon rainforest wildfires
Kenya's Kibiwott Kandie celebrates after crossing the finish line ahead of Uganda's Jacob Kiplimo during the Sao Silvestre race in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 Olympic runner finishes second, misses out on race record after prematurely celebrating at finish line
Ugandan runner Jacob Kiplimo was closing in on winning the 95th San Silvestre de Sao Paulo Road Race in Brazil on Tuesday and setting a new record in the process. But as... (photo: AP / Nelson Antoine) CBS Sports
Jacob Kiplimo   Kibiwott Kandie   Photos   Sao Silvestre Race   Wikipedia: Saint Silvester Road Race
Firefighters work to put out fires along the road to Jacunda National Forest, near the city of Porto Velho in the Vila Nova Samuel region which is part of Brazil's Amazon, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Statistic of the decade: The massive deforestation of the Amazon
This year, I was on the judging panel for the Royal Statistical Society’s International Statistic of the Decade. Much like Oxford English Dictionary’s “Word of the Year... (photo: AP / Eraldo Peres)
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks at the opening of the Brazilian Steel Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 Brazil's Bolsonaro keeps far-right entering tough 2nd year
SAO PAULO (AP) � Heading into his second year as Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro has held firm to his combative culture-warrior policies while feuding with critics at... (photo: AP / Eraldo Peres) The Journal
Brazil - South America   Jair Bolsonaro - President Of Brazil   Politician   Wikipedia: Jair Bolsonaro   Photos
Charles Leclerc during  2017 Monza FIA Formula 2 round Charles Leclerc facing grid penalty at Brazilian Grand Prix
Charles Leclerc will start this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix with a grid penalty after Ferrari confirmed he would take a fresh power unit. The 22-year-old... (photo: Creative Commons / nimame) Sporting Life
Brazilian Grand Prix   Charles Leclerc   Ferrari   Photos   Wikipedia: Charles Leclerc
Austrian investor and former racing driver Torger Christian "Toto" Wolff Motor racing-Mercedes boss Wolff to skip Brazil now both F1 titles won
LONDONMercedes boss Toto Wolff will miss Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix, making it the first race he has not attended since 2013, now that his team have won... (photo: Creative Commons / Ben Sutherland) Canada Dot Com
Brazilian Grand Prix   Formula One   Photos   Toto Wolff   Wikipedia: Toto Wolff
File - Ecuadorian acting Foreign Minister Marco Albuja greets former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva in Quito, Ecuador, 6 June, 2013. Brazil top court’s ruling could free ex-President Da Silva
Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday reached a narrow decision that could release almost 5,000 inmates who are still appealing their convictions, including jailed former... (photo: Cancillería del Ecuador / Xavier Granja Cedeño/Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores) The Hindu
Brazil Democracy   Corruption   Lula Da Silva   Photos   Wikipedia: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks at the opening of the Brazilian Steel Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 Brazil's Bolsonaro says 'worst is yet to come' on oil spill
Sao Paulo (AFP) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Sunday that "the worst is yet to come" with an oil spill that has affected more than 200 beaches on the... (photo: AP / Eraldo Peres) Yahoo Daily News
Brazilian Oil   Environmental Damage   Jair Bolsonaro   Photos   Wikipedia: Jair Bolsonaro
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009, file photo, a mother holds her baby receiving a new malaria vaccine as part of a trial at the Walter Reed Project Research Center in Kombewa in Western Kenya. New compound can inhibit malaria parasite growth: Study
An international team of researchers have found that a novel compound can halt the growth of the parasite Plasmodium falciparum known to cause malaria — the deadly... (photo: AP / Karel Prinsloo) Indian Express
Disease   Malaria   Photos   Plasmodium Falciparum   Wikipedia: Plasmodium falciparum
Flanked by first lady Michelle Bolsonaro, center, and his son Carlos Bolsonaro, right, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro waves In Brazil, President's Son Questions Democracy
Like father, like son? A son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has caused a stir by questioning democracy in Latin America's biggest country, which emerged from a... (photo: AP / Andre Penner, File) Voa News
Carlos Bolsonaro   Democracy   Jair Bolsonaro   Photos   Wikipedia: Carlos Bolsonaro
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 file photo, PSG's Neymar reacts after he missed a goal opportunity during the French Cup soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Strasbourg at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Brazil indicts model over rape allegation against Neymar
Sao Paulo police say they are indicting Brazilian model Najila Trindade (right) and her former partner over her rape allegation against soccer star Neymar (left). |... (photo: AP / Michel Euler) Chicago Sun-Times
Najila Trindade   Neymar   Photos   Rape Allegation   Wikipedia: Neymar
President of the Republic of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro at the 2019 Mercosul Santa Fe summit on July 17 Brazil's President undergoes surgery, fourth after knife attack
Sao Paolo: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro underwent surgery on Sunday to repair an abdominal hernia, his fourth operation since being stabbed in the stomach a year... (photo: Creative Commons / Isac Nóbrega/PR) Deccan Chronicle
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Krimej indigenous Chief Kadjyre Kayapo, of the Kayapo indigenous community, looks out at a path created by loggers on the border between the Biological Reserve Serra do Cachimbo, front, and Menkragnotire indigenous lands, in Altamira, Para state, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. Brazil deforestation spreads, adding to Amazon fire worries
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) — Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary... (photo: AP / Leo Correa) The Japan News
Amazon Rainforest   Brazil Wildfires   Deforestation   Photos   Wikipedia: Deforestation in Brazil
File photo:Chile's President Michele Bachelet acknowledges applause after being made Doctor Honoris Causa by Sorbonne University President Carle Bonafous-Murat, right, during a ceremony at the Sorbonne university, in Paris, Monday June 8, 2015 Brazilian gov't criticizes UN commissioner for comments on police violence
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Brazilian government on Wednesday criticized United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and former Chilean President... (photo: AP / Remy de la Mauviniere) China.dot.org
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Michelle Bachelet the President of Chile, listens to a question as she makes a joint statement to reporters with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, during Bachelet's visit to Seattle Bolsonaro accuses U.N.'s Bachelet of meddling in Brazil's sovereignty
By Stephanie Nebehay and Pedro Fonseca GENEVA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused Chile's former leader Michelle Bachelet, now... (photo: AP / Ted S. Warren) Yahoo Daily News
Brazil Democracy   Jair Bolsonaro   Michelle Bachelet   Photos   Wikipedia: Michelle Bachelet
People walk past a money exchange office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, June 15, 2018. The Argentine Peso devaluated 50% to the dollar according officials during 2018. Argentine peso strengthens on capital controls
BengaluruThe Argentine peso strengthened on Monday as capital control measures imposed over the weekend kicked in amid a deepening financial crisis. Argentina's... (photo: AP / Jorge Saenz) Business Day
Argentine Peso   Financial Crisis   Mauricio Macri   Photos   Wikipedia: Argentine peso
PSG's Neymar reacts after missing a scoring chance during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Nice at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, May 4, 2019 Barcelona say Neymar transfer deal ‘closer’
Paris: Neymar said he had “realised” his dream with a cameo appearance in his favourite Netflix show as there was a fresh plot twist in his long-running Paris St-Germain... (photo: AP / Christophe Ena) Gulf News
Barcelona   Neymar   Paris St-Germain   Photos   Wikipedia: Neymar
FC Barcelona's Neymar during a function in Doha Neymar says he has fulfilled ‘dream’ with cameo in Netflix show Money Heist
Brazilian footballer Neymar on Tuesday tweeted out a video of him featuring in a cameo appearance on the Netflix series La Casa de Papel, that has been traslated in... (photo: Creative Commons / Doha Stadium Plus Qatar) Yahoo Daily News
Money Heist   Netflix   Neymar   Photos
Presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party listens to a question during a press conference Thousands take to Brazilian streets to protest Bolsonaro’s environmental policies
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... (photo: AP / Leo Correa) The Irish Times
Amazon Fire   Brazil   Jair Bolsonaro   Photos   Wikipedia: Amazon rainforest
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. Amazon rainforest fires: Jair Bolsonaro sends Brazilian army to put out huge blaze as G7 leaders hold emergency talks
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... (photo: AP / Leo Correa) The Independent
Amazon Rainforest   Brazilian Army   Jair Bolsonaro   Wikipedia: Jair Bolsonaro   Photos
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