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A Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources...

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls surging Amazon fires a 'lie'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday angrily denied the existence of fires in the Amazon rainforest, calling it a "lie," despite data produced by his own government showing that thousands of fires are surging across the region.

Brazil's Privatisation Secretary Salim Mattar attends the ceremony of the...

Brazil's privatization czar resigns amid economic slowdown

Brazil's privatization secretary Salim Mattar resigned on Tuesday, economy minister Paulo Guedes said, suggesting he was leaving the government because of the slow pace of privatizations so far, which has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.