RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Democratic congressman Peter DeFazio presented a bill in the U.S. House on Tuesday, August 10th, to ban the import of Brazilian products such as meat and soy, in response to the increase in forest fires in the Amazon.

He is the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district, serving since 1987. The bill also provides for a ban on free trade negotiations between the USA and Brazil.

The congressman . . .

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