Tag: Amazonia

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Diplomats consider that the new White House will be engaged in linking environmental to commercial policy. Ambassadors in Brasília say that in order not to lose funds, the Planalto will need to adjust its...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s main environmental enforcement agency, Ibama, handed out 20% fewer fines in 2020, a Brazilian non-profit factchecking initiative said on Tuesday, as the government rolls back conservation efforts and Amazon deforestation skyrockets. The federal agency...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline has successfully executed a cargo charter to transport the Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 from São José dos Campos, Brazil to Chennai, India. This is the first time...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government data showed on Monday, with destruction soaring since President Jair Bolsonaro took office and weakened environmental enforcement. In 2020, destruction of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minister of the Interior described the protesters as "terrorists" and backed the action of the security forces, which launched tear gas. A citizen lost an eye and another suffered a brain hemorrhage. The intense...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the world turns its attention to the protection of the Amazon, the Jair Bolsonaro government decided to implement a project to open a new road in the heart of the forest. The track...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his government in coming days will name countries that are importing wood illegally extracted from the Amazon. Addressing a BRICS summit of big developing economies on Monday, November  17th, Bolsonaro...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCR) on Friday, November 13th, affirmed that the Peruvian economy is recovering faster than expected, considering the leading indicators of some productive activities. "Current indicators show a more robust...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexican senators on Friday, November 13th, began weighing a sweeping initiative to legalize recreational use and sale of marijuana, a proposal that could create the world’s largest weed market in a country battered by...



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