'They won’t find any spot of fire': Bolsonaro denies existence of Amazon blazes



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...

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