G7 Aid for the Amazon: President Bolsonaro Says Brazil is “Worth Much More”

"Macron has only offered handouts. Brazil is worth much more than US$20 million, for God's sake," Bolsonaro said in a broadcast on his Facebook page.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, August 29th, President Jair Bolsonaro spoke again about the G7's offer of aid to Brazil to help fight fires and deforestation in the Amazon and said that the US$20 (R$83) million is just "pocket change" and that Brazil "is worth much more."

"Macron [French President] offered handouts. Brazil is worth much more than US$20 million, for God's sake," Bolsonaro said in a . . .

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