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29 Mar
Kindred spirits or odd couple?Three days of joint photo ops featuring Emmanuel Macron and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva make for more than entertaining viewing: they’re downright confusing. The first state visit by a French president to Brazil in eleven years highlight how long overdue this reckoning this was.
3 Mar
The Amazon rainforest is reeling from severe drought and the rivers are running dry. Drinking water is in increasingly short supply and transport is disrupted.
2 Mar
This documentary investigates the shady business of pesticides. Many pesticides that are banned in Europe are exported to nations where their use is permitted, despite their toxicity. First and foremost, they are exported to Brazil.
20 Feb
The inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup gets underway this week in the USA. The hosts are the favorites but are at the start of a rebuilding period, opening the door for other North, South and Central American sides.
8 Feb
Nurses attend to patients at a dengue emergency medical care unit in Rio de Janeiro on February 6. Rio de Janeiro has declared a state of public health emergency due to an epidemic of dengue fever, just days before Carnival celebrations are set to take place across Brazil.
19 Jan
An investigation reveals that the vaccination records of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro were forged. Although Bolsonaro publicly opposed the vaccine, records had shown that he received the COVID-19 shot.
30 Dec
Destruction of the Amazon rainforest has significantly decreased since Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was reelected Brazil's president. His government has strengthened the agency monitoring illegal deforestation.
29 Dec
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Indigenous leader Raoni Metuktire expressed concern that Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva might fail to keep his promises on the Amazon rainforest, particularly on demarcating the lands of Indigenous peoples.
21 Dec
Brazil's team doctor says that Neymar will miss the Copa America due to injury
7 Dec
In his meeting with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will welcome a man whose importance as a mouthpiece for the Global South continues to grow.
4 Dec
Destruction of the Amazon rainforest has significantly decreased since Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was reelected Brazil's president. His government has strengthened the agency monitoring illegal deforestation.
3 Dec
People in scores of rainforest nations could be paid to preserve forest areas under a concept announced by the Brazilian president. It is unclear if the plan will get off the ground.

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