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Brazil's Bolsonaro tells actress to 'get out' after she criticizes pandemic response

Reuters Wednesday, 10 June 2020
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro told an actress to "get out of here" after she criticized his response to the coronavirus pandemic in a gathering outside his official residence on Wednesday morning.
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Environmentalists in Brazil are denouncing an acceleration of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest that they say is directly linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

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