Fresh Controversy Divides Leonardo DiCaprio and Bolsonaro Government

The actor showed a report on increasing fires in the Amazon, and Vice-President Hamilton Mourão said "We're going to do an eight-hour ride through the jungle."

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is once again in contention with the Jair Bolsonaro government - and again because of the Amazon Forest.

Last year, he was criticized by Brazil's President, who accused him of supporting NGOs that were setting fires in the Amazon. Now he has been challenged to walk through the region's forest by Vice-President Hamilton Mourão.

The new controversy began on Friday, August 14th, after the American actor shared a report . . .

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