Paris and the UN called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a "colonialist mentality" over the issue.
Norway and Germany, among others, have discontinued financial aid for the Amazon Fund, leading some Brazilian federal governors to appeal directly to Europe to change their minds.
Bolsonaro says hunger in the country is "fake news," while the latest figures from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization show 5.1 million Brazilians are "undernourished."
Brazil claimed its ninth Copa America title by beating Peru 3-1 with goals scored by Everton, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Oil workers are striking over pension reforms that will raise the minimum retirement age and workers' contributions.
Brazilian officials said up to 29 inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilities, after two days of unrest left 55 prisoners dead and authorities rushing to prevent the violence from spreading.
Indigenous tribes protest far-right President Jair Bolsonaro plan to assimilate indigenous people by using reservation lands.
Brazil's former president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva is serving a 12-year sentence on a corruption and money laundering conviction. He and his Worker's Party maintain he is innocent,
The announcement came during a visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to Tel Aviv. Earlier, it appeared that he would follow US President Trump's lead and decide to move the Brazilian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
The recently-elected Bolsonaro government will embark on a process of privatising management of national parks amid criticism the government prefers economic development over conservation of environment.
Social groups organise protests and the federal prosecutors' office saying that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's call to commemorate the anniversary of Brazil's 1964 military coup "deserves social and political repudiation."
Temer was accused on Thursday of leading a sophisticated embezzlement and money laundering scheme. The Brazilian federal prosecutor's office said it would appeal the decision to free the former president.
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