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Under Pressure, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Forced to Fight Deforestation

Under Pressure, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Forced to Fight Deforestation

Under Pressure, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Forced to Fight Deforestation Under Pressure, Brazil’s Bolsonaro Forced to Fight Deforestation RIO DE JANEIRO — A year ago, as fires engulfed the Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil reacted to criticism from abroad with indignation: “The Amazon is ours,” he said, arguing that the fate of the rainforest was for his country to decide. Much …

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Leading Virus Skeptic, Says He’s No Longer Infected

Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Leading Virus Skeptic, Says He’s No Longer Infected

Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Leading Virus Skeptic, Says He’s No Longer Infected Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Leading Virus Skeptic, Says He’s No Longer Infected RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said Saturday that he had been cured of the coronavirus, appearing to have suffered only mild symptoms from a scourge he has repeatedly downplayed even as it rippled through the country, …

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Hails Hydroxychloroquine Even as He Fights Coronavirus

Brazil's Bolsonaro Hails Hydroxychloroquine Even as He Fights Coronavirus

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Hails Hydroxychloroquine Even as He Fights Coronavirus Brazil’s Bolsonaro Hails Hydroxychloroquine Even as He Fights Coronavirus RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has been presenting an image of resilience and vigor as he fights the coronavirus, flashing smiles and thumbs-up, posting on social media — and enthusiastically promoting the drug hydroxychloroquine. His attitude during convalescence …

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Bolsonaro, Students in the U.S., Arctic Fires:Your Wednesday Briefing

Intense Arctic Wildfires Set a Pollution Record

Bolsonaro, Students in the U.S., Arctic Fires:Your Wednesday Briefing Bolsonaro, Students in the U.S., Arctic Fires:Your Wednesday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the coronavirus in Brazil, a U.S. move to force out international students and what will become of hostels. Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus President Jair Bolsonaro said on …

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Jair Bolsonaro, Global Warming, Sweden’s Economy: Your Wednesday Briefing

Jair Bolsonaro, Global Warming, Sweden’s Economy: Your Wednesday Briefing

Jair Bolsonaro, Global Warming, Sweden’s Economy: Your Wednesday Briefing Jair Bolsonaro, Global Warming, Sweden’s Economy: Your Wednesday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the Brazilian president’s positive coronavirus test, Sweden’s failure to benefit from not locking down and jobless Britons who are picking berries. Mr. Bolsonaro, 65, said he had been …

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President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus

President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus

President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, who has railed against social distancing measures and repeatedly downplayed the threat of the coronavirus as the epidemic in his country became the second-worst in the world, said Tuesday that he, too, has been infected. …

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Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask

Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask

Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask Bolsonaro Takes New Covid Test After Attending July 4 Lunch Without Mask RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said Monday night that he went to the hospital for a lung scan and would take a new test for the novel coronavirus. He took those steps …

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Brazil Coup: Threats Rattle Bolsonaro as Coronavirus Deaths Surge

Brazil Coup: Threats Rattle Bolsonaro as Coronavirus Deaths Surge

Brazil Coup: Threats Rattle Bolsonaro as Coronavirus Deaths Surge Brazil Coup: Threats Rattle Bolsonaro as Coronavirus Deaths Surge The threats are swirling around the president: Deaths from the virus in Brazil each day are now the highest in the world. Investors are fleeing the country. The president, his sons and his allies are under investigation. His election could even be …

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In Brazil, Bolsonaro Lashes Out at Investigators

In Brazil, Bolsonaro Lashes Out at Investigators

In Brazil, Bolsonaro Lashes Out at Investigators In Brazil, Bolsonaro Lashes Out at Investigators RIO DE JANEIRO — The embattled president of Brazil stood outside his mansion on Thursday, indignant and angry, wearing a necktie patterned with assault rifles. The day before, the police had raided properties linked to several of his most die-hard supporters as part of an investigation …

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Bolsonaro Fights for Survival, Turning to Empowered Military Elders

Bolsonaro Fights for Survival, Turning to Empowered Military Elders

Bolsonaro Fights for Survival, Turning to Empowered Military Elders Bolsonaro Fights for Survival, Turning to Empowered Military Elders RIO DE JANEIRO — Jair Bolsonaro ascended to Brazil’s presidency with a sweeping set of promises, like cutting out the rot of corruption, firing up the economy and doing away with the country’s notorious pork-barrel politics. What a difference 16 months make. …

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