High-level Brazilian envoys in US to discuss Amazon fires
Friday, 30 August 2019 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says his son, a congressman and foreign minister are in the United States to discuss possible U.S. aid for Brazil amid devastating fires in the Amazon region. Bolsonaro said Friday that he had asked U.S. President Donald Trump for “help” and that Trump had said “he […]
Brazil Will Reject $20 Million International Aid Offer for Amazon Fires . The money was offered at the G7 summit in France on Monday. . Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro told CNN that his country will turn down the money. . Onyx Lorenzoni, Bolsonaro's chief of staff, suggested that the money should...
The parent company of Timerberland, Vans and the NorthFace, said it will stop buying Brazilian leather for its products over concerns the South American country isn't doing enough to grapple with fires..