Global  

Brazil's Bolsonaro says DiCaprio gave cash 'to set Amazon on fire'

BBC News Saturday, 30 November 2019
The Hollywood actor dismisses Jair Bolsonaro's claim he "gave money to set the Amazon on fire".
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video Credit: Wochit News - Published
News video: Brazil's President Goes After Leonardo DiCaprio

Brazil's President Goes After Leonardo DiCaprio 00:52

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro went after Hollywood megastar Leonardo DiCaprio on Friday. Without evidence, he claimed DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest. This Leonardo DiCaprio is a cool guy, right? Giving money to torch the Amazon. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro It's...

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Jair Bolsonaro Jair Bolsonaro President of Brazil

As fires burn, Bolsonaro touts Brazil's environment [Video]

As fires burn, Bolsonaro touts Brazil's environment

As data shows fires raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands with historic force, President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday (September 17) that Brazil "should be congratulated for the way it preserves its environment." Libby Hogan reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:08Published

In the Amazon, forest degradation is outpacing full deforestation

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has increased abruptly in the past two years, after having been on a downward trajectory for more than a decade. With the..
WorldNews
Land-Grabbers And Wildcat Ranchers Are Turning The Amazon To Ash [Video]

Land-Grabbers And Wildcat Ranchers Are Turning The Amazon To Ash

Often likened to the world's 'lungs,' the Amazon rainforest in Brazil seems to be suffering from a bad case of smoker's cough. CNN reports that for the second year in a row, countless uncontrolled wildfires continue to rage at high levels there. Scientists are concerned that the rainforest's destruction could eventually bring the Amazon to a point of no return. Under President Jair Bolsonaro's administration, governmental measures to curb illegal fires have shown little impact.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:34Published
Brazil's President Bolsonaro lashes out at journalists [Video]

Brazil's President Bolsonaro lashes out at journalists

The truce with the media is over - Brazil's president has taken aim at journalists over a corruption scandal.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:38Published

Brazil Brazil Largest country in South America

Brazil's Pantanal fires: Animals 'dying of hunger and thirst'

The forest fires have had a devastating impact on the wildlife of the world's largest wetland.
BBC News

Neymar, Coutinho in Brazil squad for World Cup qualifying

SAO PAULO: and were picked for Brazil's squad on Friday ahead of next month's World Cup qualifying matches against Bolivia and Peru. The squad announcement comes..
WorldNews

Forest fires devastate Brazil's Pantanal tropical wetlands

A huge number of fires has devastated the Pantanal, with fears of huge animal losses too.
BBC News

Leonardo DiCaprio Leonardo DiCaprio American actor and producer

Kim K, Leo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx & Others Vow to 'Freeze' IG for a Day

Kim Kardashian, Leonardo DiCaprio and a bunch of other celebs are banning together to make Facebook stop and listen ... by putting its biggest attraction on ice..
TMZ.com
Kim Kardashian West Protesting Facebook [Video]

Kim Kardashian West Protesting Facebook

New York (CNN Business) Kim Kardashian West, who has one of the biggest Instagram followings in the world, said Tuesday that she would be joining other high-profile users in a protest against Instagram's parent company Facebook and its handlng of misinformation and hate. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Orlando Bloom, Kerry Washington and Sacha Baron Cohen are among those also taking part in the protest, which is slated to take place on Wednesday.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:32Published
Leonardo DiCaprio made deal with photographer to keep smoking habit secret from mum [Video]

Leonardo DiCaprio made deal with photographer to keep smoking habit secret from mum

Leonardo DiCaprio once made a deal with photographer Steve Eichner to keep his smoking habit secret from his mum.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 00:58Published
Leonardo DiCaprio to produce TV adaptation of Aldous Huxley's Island [Video]

Leonardo DiCaprio to produce TV adaptation of Aldous Huxley's Island

Leonardo DiCaprio is set to produce a small screen adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s novel Island.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 00:43Published

Amazon rainforest Amazon rainforest rainforest in South America

Aerial footage shows plumes of smoke in the Amazon [Video]

Aerial footage shows plumes of smoke in the Amazon

Dramatic aerial footage on Friday (August 14) showed smoke billowing from a fire in an area of the Amazon jungle as it is cleared by loggers and farmers

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 00:49Published
Bolsonaro calls surge in Amazon fires a 'lie' [Video]

Bolsonaro calls surge in Amazon fires a 'lie'

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday angrily denied the existence of surging fires in the Amazon rainforest, calling it a "lie," despite data produced by his own government showing that thousands of fires are surging across the region. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:35Published

You Might Like


Related videos from verified sources

Leonardo DiCaprio Denies Financing Amazon Fires: Accusation By Brazilian President [Video]

Leonardo DiCaprio Denies Financing Amazon Fires: Accusation By Brazilian President

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed, without evidence, that actor Leonardo DiCaprio is financing the fires that are ravaging the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro took aim at the environmentally..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published
Brazil’s Deforestation Increases 30 Percent From 2018 [Video]

Brazil’s Deforestation Increases 30 Percent From 2018

Development, most of it illegal, destroyed more than 9700 square kilometers of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. A government estimate shows that the destruction has increased 30 percent from the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Related news from verified sources

Happy Birthday Leo: Movies to binge watch on Leonardo DiCaprio's birthday

Happy Birthday Leo: Movies to binge watch on Leonardo DiCaprio's birthday
We all fell for the young and charismatic Leo when we saw him in Titanic, the film that turned him into one of Hollywood's biggest stars. From a bad boy to a...
Mid-Day Also reported by •MashablePinkNewsBollywood LifeE! Online

Brazil’s president blames DiCaprio over Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is blaming actor Leonardo DiCaprio for making donations to nonprofit organizations that he claims are...
Seattle Times

Leonardo DiCaprio & Robert De Niro Celebrate Nobu Hotel Opening in Los Cabos

Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro are celebrating the opening of a new hotel! The two actors stepped out for the grand opening of Nobu Hotel Los Cabos on...
Just Jared Also reported by •Mid-DayE! Online

Tweets about this