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Bolsonaro to world: Brazil is victim of environmental smear

WorldNews Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Bolsonaro to world: Brazil is victim of environmental smearRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest, telling the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders on Tuesday that his country has been wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain. Speaking first in the General Debate of the U.N.’s General Assembly, as is tradition for the Brazilian leader, Bolsonaro said that the South American nation’s agribusiness sector has succeeded in boosting agricultural exports to feed a growing global population, which has made it a target. “We are...
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Despite the destruction of its natural treasures, President Jair Bolsonaro has said that Brazil is an ‘example for the world’ in its handling of the environment.

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