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Greenwald takes to Twitter to denounce the charges as 'an attack on press freedom'
'One cannot suppose that a humorous satire has the ability to weaken the values of the Christian faith,' Brazil's highest court says as it rejects a lower court's decision to remove the film from Netflix
A judge in Brazil yanks the Netflix film after it draws strong criticism from conservative politicians, the church itself, and from evangelicals
A Brazilian delegation will still be present, though details are still unclear
Reports state Jair Bolsonaro hit his head when he slipped in a bathroom at the Alvorado Palace
Industry leaders in both countries cry foul
While citing no evidence, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says Leonardo DiCaprio had earmarked part of a $500,000 donation 'for the people who were setting fires'
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro says leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is 'momentarily free, but guilty'
The former president vows to keep fighting for poor people and denounces the economic policies of President Jair Bolsonaro
Officials say it is not yet possible to quantify the environmental and economic damage from the oil slicks
The International Survival organization says indigenous leader Paolo Paulino Guajajara was shot in the neck and died in the jungle
The 2019 Global Impunity Index lists 41 unsolved media killings in the Philippines over the last 10 years
Catriona gives a decorated mirror and card from Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters to patients of Smile Train as gift
Mario Sabino Junior was reported to have a 'misunderstanding' with a colleague before they were both found dead beside a car
Near the mouth of the Amazon river in the Atlantic Ocean, the Amazon Reef is one of the world's largest but its existence became known only in 2016
The Belo Horizonte zoo says the choices for the name are Anaya, Maisha or Gimbya
Tamar, a group dedicated to the protection of sea turtles, says the oil spills were 'the worst environmental tragedy' it has encountered since its formation in 1980.
'The fire of God is warmth that attracts and gathers into unity. It is fed by sharing, not by profits,' says the Pope
Though Brazilians speak Portuguese, the Filipino language has just enough Spanish words for any Filipino to connect with them
'It is a fallacy to say that the Amazon is the heritage of humankind, and a misconception confirmed by scientists to say that our Amazon forests are the lungs of the world,' says Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro
The rate of deforestation in the Amazon has nearly doubled since far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro came to power in January
Bayanihan bests dance groups from all over the world, making this their 13th international victory
The city's forensic institute says most of the dead were aged 66 or over, many of whom were in the intensive care unit
The retail giant responds to the fires destroying the world's largest rainforest
Brazil's president hits UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet for allegedly meddling in his country's internal affairs by 'attacking our courageous civil police and military'
Jair Bolsonaro vows to defend his controversial Amazon policy at the UN General Assembly later this month, even if he has to do so 'in a wheelchair'
Bolsonaro is due to undergo surgery to correct an incisional hernia, his fourth operation since he was stabbed nearly a year ago during the presidential campaign
The latest official data show thousands of new fires are ignited across Brazil on Thursday – the first day of a ban on burning –with most of them in the Amazon basin
(UPDATED) The decree issued by President Jair Bolsonaro comes after escalating international pressure over the worst fires in the Amazon in years
'The US stands ready to assist Brazil in efforts to combat fires in the Amazon,' National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis tweets
'To talk or accept anything from France, with the best possible intentions, he has to withdraw these words, and from there we can talk,' says Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro
(UPDATED) 'We appreciate (the offer), but maybe those resources are more relevant to reforest Europe,' Onyx Lorenzoni, chief of staff to President Jair Bolsonaro, says
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's endorsement of vicious personal comments about French President Emmanuel Macron's wife posted online appear to force their relationship to a new low
The money will made available immediately to help restore the habitat, including areas that have been hit by the fires, the British government says in a statement
'Our teams are making contact with all the Amazon countries so we can finalize some very concrete commitments involving technical resources and funding,' French President Emmanuel Macron says
He urges the world's 1.3 billion Catholics to pray for the fires to be extinguished as quickly as possible
(UPDATED) Official figures show 78,383 forest fires were recorded in Brazil so far in 2019, the highest number of any year since 2013
Amazon deforestation began in the 1970s, reaching its peak rate at the end of the 1990s and the start of the 2000s
The fires are emitting huge amounts of carbon, with smoke plumes visible thousands of kilometers away
(3rd UPDATE) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decision comes as demonstrations are held around the world over the fires in the Amazon forest
Singers, actors, and world leaders share misleading photos of Amazon fires taken years ago on social media
'No matter how successful we are, if our Earth dies, we all die,' says one Twitter post
(UPDATED) It is not clear if the hijacker made any demands or what his motivation was for taking the hostages. Police say none of the hostages were injured.
Football superstar Neymar says the 'scar will remain' even after the dismissal of his rape case
A Brazilian judge dismisses the rape case against football superstar Neymar
Football superstar Neymar may have just gotten a reprieve as prosecutors agree with Brazilian police on the lack of evidence to prove the rape allegations
(UPDATED) Clauvino da Silva made headlines after he was caught trying to escape from a Rio de Janeiro jail wearing a silicon mask, long dark wig, glasses, white flip flops and clothes belonging to his 19-year-old daughter
The announcement comes a day after the head of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research says he was being sacked after a row with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation
The prosecutors will evaluate the police decision of closing Neymar's rape probe in 15 days
Brazil prison officials say 16 of the dead were decapitated in the second major eruption of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and deadly prison system in as many months