Rights of Indigenous people, women and those with disabilities, and freedom of expression are undermined by President Bolsonaro's government policies, Human Rights Watch says in latest report.
Decision to stop monitoring the Cerrado, the world's most species-rich savanna, was made because of budget cuts, says a government scientist Claudio Almeida.
The president had an intestinal obstruction and is in stable condition, a hospital in Sao Paulo said in a statement.
While the summit claims to promote democracy globally, Washington’s invitation list appears to exclude democratic countries with growing ties to China.
2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the coining of the BRICS acronym and 15 years since their cooperation. Have they delivered on the promise of development as imagined by emerging market optimists?
The Amazon Rainforest's deforestation rates show major repeated increases under since Brazlian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January 2019.
Seven of the panel's 11 senators endorse report that also calls for indictment of 77 other people, including several ministers and three of President Bolsonaro's children.
Senator leading probe into Covid handling recommends 13 criminal charges be brought against President Bolsonaro, including genocide against indigenous population for a series of actions that left their communities vulnerable to virus.
Austria-based environmental non-profit AllRise files a complaint with ICC, accusing Brazil's leader of "fuelling the mass destruction of the Amazon with his eyes wide open and in full knowledge of the consequences."
Austrian environmental justice campaigners have filed a criminal report against Brazil’s president at the Hague court for his alleged role in the destruction of the Amazon.
In recent months, protests led by leftist movements have demanded Bolsonaro's impeachment due to his mismanagement of the pandemic. But Saturday's demonstrations were also against a hike in food and fuel prices.
Flouting the requirement for all attendees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, President Jair Bolsonaro strikes a conciliatory tone on the environment while telling assembled diplomats to look beyond media reports about Brazil.
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