Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Brasilia [Brazil], Dec 11 (ANI): Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has called Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg a "pirralha," -- a derogatory Portuguese word meaning brat -- after the latter denounced the killing of indigenous Brazilian people in the Amazon.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Rio De Janeiro [Brazil], Dec 3 (Sputnik/ANI): Brazil's law enforcement have arrested a man accused of plotting an attack on President Jair Bolsonaro, the country's federal police said on Monday.
Brasilia [Brazil], Dec 01 (ANI): Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has accused actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio of funding the Amazon fire.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Brasilia [Brazil], Nov 20 (ANI): According to the Brazilian government data released on Monday, the rate of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has risen to the highest level in 11 years.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Brasilia [Brazil], Nov 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Wednesday (local time) held a bilateral meeting with Jair Bolsonaro on the sidelines of 11th BRICS summit here, extended an invitation for the Brazilian President to attend India's Republic Day ceremony next year.
New Delhi [India], Nov 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on his way to Brazil to attend the 11th BRICS summit, on Tuesday said he looks forward to exchanging views with other bloc leaders with the aim to further strengthen intra-BRICS cooperation.
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Sept 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil on Wednesday (local time) criticised the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet for her remarks on alleged police violence and erosion of democracy in the South American country.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Brasilia [Brazil], Aug 28 (ANI): Brazil may reject the USD 20 million offer from G7 nations to combat the Amazon fires if French President Emmanuel Macron fails to withdraw his "insults", the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday.
Biarritz [France], Aug 27 (ANI): World leaders at the G7 summit in France on Monday pledged to spend a total amount of USD 22 million to fight the raging wildfires in the Amazon in South America that are threatening the world's biggest rainforest.
Updated : 4 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 24 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump called Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday (local time) and offered assistance, if needed, to tackle the raging wildfires in the Amazon rainforest.
Brasilia [Brazil], Aug 24 (ANI): Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday (local time) said he might send the military to battle the blazes.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Paris [France], Aug 23 (ANI): Terming fires in the Amazon an "international crisis", French President Emmanuel Macron has said the arsons will be top of the agenda at the G7 Summit.