RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite the high rate of deforestation in the Amazon forest this year compared to 2019, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday, August 11th, that Brazil is unfairly criticized by other countries in the world that have an interest in the region. He said that "this story that the Amazon is burning up in flames is a lie. We must fight this with true numbers. And that's what we're doing," the Brazilian President said during the 2nd Presidential Summit of the Leticia Pact for Amazonia, by videoconference.
Bolsonaro recalled that in July, Brazil reported a . . .