Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said he will stop using "French" pens from the brand Bic in light of criticism from President Emmanuel Macron concerning the Amazon wildfires.
Brazilians have taken to social media to "apologise" to Brigitte Macron after their president made "extraordinarily disrespectful" comments towards her.
Bolsonaro said Macron must apologise "before we talk or accept anything from France " but a spokesman later said Brazil would accept foreign aid.
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Brazil's President, his son and his agriculture minister attacked the French leader on social media over the weekend after Macron put the Amazon on the official G7 agenda.
The Amazon absorbs more CO2 than it rejects and stores 90 to 140 billion metric tonnes of CO2, according to the WWF, which warned that "the release of even a portion of which would accelerate global warming significantly."
Activists gathered at the "Alternative G7" on the French-Spanish border want international deals such as the Paris Agreement to be legally-binding, in order to prevent nations from flouting their environmental commitments.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called on members of the Group of Seven (G7) to discuss the raging wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.
Brazil's Bolsonaro blames Amazon fires on NGOs making 'problems'
In June 2019, deforestation in the world's largest tropical rainforest was 88% higher June 2018.
Sharp rise in Amazon deforestation in Brazil under Bolsonaro
A Brazilian military officer who was set to accompany President Jair Bolsonaro on his return trip from the G20 in Tokyo was arrested in Spain after 39kg of cocaine was recovered from his luggage, police have revealed.
Hundreds of thousands of revellers flooded Sao Paulo's Avenida Paulista Sunday (June 23) with a festive atmosphere as they sang and danced at the 23rd annual Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade, which organisers bill as the largest gay pride parade in the world.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro told reporters on Friday that the Supreme Court's decision to criminalise homophobia overstepped the court's prerogatives.
A Brazilian indigenous chief called the Brazilian president rubbish during his visit to Lyon.
The representatives of more than 300 tribes are angry that President Jair Bolsonaro has closed down the country’s indigenous affairs agency.
Indigenous leaders met with lawmakers to discuss land rights and the role of their communities in the protection of the environment Thursday amid protests against the policies of Brazil's new far-right president.
Thousands of indigenous protesters gathered at the Esplanade of Ministries of Brasilia to defend the land and the cultural rights of indigenous peoples who are threatened by the government of Jair Bolsonaro.
According to Bolsonaro, the overthrow of an elected leftist government was not a coup d'etat, but a legitimate movement backed by the country's Congress and judiciary
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