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Brazil's Bolsonaro irks Chile with personal attack on U.N.'s Bachelet

05 Sep 2019

GENEVA/RIO DE JANEIRO/SANTIAGO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro caused friction with regional ally Chile on Wednesday when he accused its former leader Michelle Bachelet of meddling in Brazil's affairs by criticizing rising police violence and erosions of democracy.

RPT-Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military

31 Aug 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 30 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom the rainforest is almost a raison d'être.

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military

31 Aug 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom the rainforest is almost a raison d'être.

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military

31 Aug 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom the rainforest is almost a raison d'être.

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offense': minister

29 Aug 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he believed Brazilians support their far-right leader in his spat with Paris. | Video

Brazilians support Bolsonaro after Macron's 'offence' - minister

29 Aug 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO French President Emmanuel Macron offended his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's foreign minister told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he believed Brazilians support their far-right leader in his spat with Paris. | Video

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires

22 Aug 2019

BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media. | Video

Brazilian police sniper kills Rio bus hijacker; no hostages hurt

20 Aug 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO A police sniper in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday shot dead a man who had hijacked a bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay and taken 37 people hostage, in a dramatic end to an incident that underlined the daily grind of violence in the Brazilian city. | Video

Brazilian police sniper kills Rio bus hijacker; no hostages hurt

20 Aug 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO A police sniper in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday shot dead a man who had hijacked a bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay and taken 37 people hostage, in a dramatic end to an incident that underlined the daily grind of violence in the Brazilian city. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Brazil police shoot bus hijacker dead in Rio, no hostages hurt

20 Aug 2019

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 Brazilian security forces in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday morning shot dead a man who hijacked a commuter bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay and took more than three dozen hostages.

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