Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has angrily denied the existence of fires in the Amazon rainforest, calling it a “lie,” despite data produced by his own government showing that thousands of blazes are surging across the region. Mr Bolsonaro last year similarly denied a spike in fires that provoked a global outcry, with the right-wing populist trading barbs with French president Emmanuel Macron and other world leaders. The president’s comments on Tuesday come even as witnesses in the remote...Full Article
'They won’t find any spot of fire': Bolsonaro denies existence of Amazon blazes
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