Ricardo Salles Arrives in Washington Hoping to Raise Brazil’s Image Abroad

Representing a government some of whose members either challenge or deny global warming, Salles is expected to use his trip to mitigate the damage the fires in the Amazon have caused to Brazil's image.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Environment Minister Ricardo Salles arrived in Washington on Wednesday, September 18th. He was received at the US Chamber of Commerce by NGO protesters like Greenpeace, Code Pink, and Amazon Watch, who called him a "terrorist" and a "traitor".

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