RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro called the Greenpeace environmental organization "garbage" on Thursday morning, February 12th. He responded to criticism from the NGO, founded in 1971, over the reform of the National Council of the Legal Amazon.
"Who is Greenpeace? Who is this crap called Greenpeace? That's garbage," said Bolsonaro as he left the Alvorada Palace. In a statement, Greenpeace had stressed that the reformed council will be made up exclusively by members of the federal government, without the involvement of governors of the Amazonia states.
According to Greenpeace, the Amazon Council "has no plan, goal or . . .