Tag: Ricardo Salles

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ministers of Environment, Ricardo Salles, and Agriculture, Tereza Cristina, met with several productive sector representatives on Thursday, March 11th, to discuss how to boost the country's image abroad and Brazil's position at the next...
RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL - Estimates of the strength of the President's legislative support base and the government's ability to pass bills are growing, but the economic agenda raises caution after the intervention into Petrobras upper management. Almost a month...
RIO DE JANEIRO,  BRAZIL - Ricardo Salles has been fluctuating between ups and downs in the Jair Bolsonaro government. Pointed out by environmentalists as a representative of ruralists in the Ministry of Environment and viewed by some diplomats as an extremist,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The European Union has cautioned that agricultural expansion is the greatest threat to forests and made it clear that it will insist on a commitment to prevent commodity production and supply chains from promoting environmental...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Unless he takes a 180-degree turn in his foreign relations and environmental policies, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro risks becoming an international pariah. Yet the Brazilian President continues to disregard the Foreign Affair's tradition of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Seven days after announcing that it was canceling its participation, Brazil’s Ministry of Environment backed down and announced on Sunday that it would send representatives to the Latin American and...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Environment Minister, Ricardo Salles, is once again in the hot seat after calling one of the country’s top environmental leaders, Chico Mendes, ‘irrelevant’ and stating that ‘he was...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After widespread criticism Brazil’s Ministry of Environment has backed down from the decision to suspend all agreements and partnerships with non-governmental organizations for the next 90 days. The Ministry...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The announcement of the nomination of Ricardo Salles over the weekend as the new Environment Minister in the Bolsonaro Administration has led to a surge of criticism by environmentalists...



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