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July 07, 2020 - 8:24 am
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus’ severity.
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A cemetery worker exhumes the body of a person buried three years ago at the Vila Formosa cemetery, which does not charge families for the gravesites, in Sao Paulo, Brazil AP
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June 13, 2020 - 12:24 pm
Brazil's biggest metropolis has an unorthodox plan to free up space at its graveyards during the coronavris pandemic: digging up the bones of people buried in the past and storing their bagged remains in large metal containers.
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President Donald Trump listens during an event to sign an executive order establishing the Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives, in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Washington.
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December 02, 2019 - 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accused Argentina and Brazil of hurting American farmers through currency manipulation and said he’ll slap tariffs on their steel and aluminum imports to retaliate. Trump also called on America’s central bank to take action to prevent other...
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August 27, 2019 - 7:06 am
JACUNDA NATIONAL FOREST, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said Brazil will only accept an offer of international aid to fight Amazon fires if French leader Emmanuel Macron retracts comments that he finds offensive. Bolsonaro said Macron had called him a liar and he...
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August 26, 2019 - 4:23 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron says the Amazon, while mostly Brazilian, is a world issue and that his message to Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro is "we cannot allow you to destroy everything." Amid tensions with Bolsonaro over his handling of fires in the Amazon and his pursuit of economic growth...
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August 23, 2019 - 8:09 am
Nearly 73,000 wildfires have decimated the Amazon rainforest this year, a record amount for an ecosystem that produces 20% of Earth's oxygen. From celebrities and politicians throughout the world to locals, frustration and mourning continues to mount over the amount of man-made devastation in the...
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August 22, 2019 - 1:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb massive deforestation. The growing threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has ignited a bitter...
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August 05, 2019 - 7:30 am
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter when she visited him behind bars and walking out the penitentiary's main door in her place, authorities said Sunday. But prison officials said the nervousness displayed by Clauvino da Silva,...
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July 02, 2018 - 8:12 am
(KNX 1070) - It would have been an emotional day for fans as Mexico tried to break the five-game curse against Brazil. Brazil scored the first two goals against Mexico, putting the score at 2-0 and winning the game. Fans wereup early and rooting for Mexico in the World Cup in Pico Rivera. Win or...
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