Rampant corruption, environmental indifference and a thirst for growth helped Brazil ignore a brewing crisis in Altamira.
The Brazilian president says he's dumping the French brand in favor of one of his country's own as tensions ratchet up between the two nations.
The National Security Council said the U.S. didn't commit to the $20 million package because of a lack of coordination with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
As the Amazon burns, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is demanding an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron for calling him a liar.
In the forested state hardest hit by fires, far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's Orwellian messaging is taking hold.
Earth Alliance said it formed the emergency Amazon Forest Fund to directly help local organizations and indigenous people protect the rainforest from the fires.
The military will "act strongly" to control the wildfires, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro promised.
Trump faces a tepid reception as anxiety grows over a global economic showdown and tension over trade, Iran and Russia.
The threat to what some call “the lungs of the planet” has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame.
The blazes are roasting South America's biggest country just as far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is rolling back environmental and indigenous protections.
Brazil's space agency said this week that tens of thousands of fires had charred the rainforest, and that's not good for the planet's fight against climate change.
The rainforest is burning amid increasing deforestation by farmers and ranchers.
The app was used to spread misinformation that helped elect far-right authoritarian Jair Bolsonaro. It still serves as a platform for radicalization.
The country plans to plant a total of 4 billion trees by October as part of an effort to reverse decades of deforestation.
Prisons like Altamira, where 57 inmates just died, are overcrowded, understaffed and controlled by gangs. But there’s little appetite for reform.
What happens when the head of a massive corruption fight turns out to be a little crooked himself?
Millions of Brazilians pushed back against the homophobic policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro at the first Pride parade since his election.
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Political gridlock and a weakening economy are leaving them with little to show for backing right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro last year.