Sat, 24 Aug 2019 16:23:00 GMT
Amazon fires: Thousands of people protested in front of Brazilian embassies; Montevideo was not an exception
Thousands of people gathered on Friday in front of Brazilian embassies in different cities around the world and Montevideo was no exception. Several hundred protesters, mostly young people, cut off busy Bulevar Artigas Avenue a...

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 09:55:00 GMT
G7 summit adds 'Amazon wildfires' to an already thorny agenda, which is scrapping a joint declaration
G7 leaders gathering in France this weekend plan to hammer out “concrete measures” in response to the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest, putting them on a collision course with Brazil's rightwing leader.

Sat, 24 Aug 2019 09:08:00 GMT
Climate activists protest outside Brazil embassy in London; PM Johnson described fires as "an international crisis"
Climate change activists chanting slogans and waving banners demonstrated outside Brazil's embassy in London on Friday, urging President Jair Bolsonaro to do more to halt the fires in the Amazon rainforest.

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:56:00 GMT
Bolsonaro creates a “crisis cabinet” to address the Amazon forests fires and criticisms
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro following a Thursday meeting with his ministers at the Planalto Palace announced the creation of a crisis cabinet to address the Amazon rainforest situation.

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:54:00 GMT
France and UN lead battle for the protection of fire plagued Amazon rainforest
France and the United Nations called on Thursday for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president blamed NGOs for promoting an “environmental psychosis” to damage the country's inter...