Rappler's latest stories on Jair Bolsonaro
The far-right president described the measure as a 'dream' while indigenous leaders have labeled it a 'genocide bill'
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
Pressed by a reporter on the investigation into his son, President Jair Bolsonaro says 'You have the face of a homosexual, but that doesn't mean I'm going to accuse you of being a homosexual'
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
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
Climate change, the Amazon, and Metro Manila congestion
'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
The Rolling Stones singer says 'we are in a very difficult situation at the moment' but that he's thrilled young people 'feel so strongly that they want to protest'
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 worsening crisis has fueled a row between President Jair Bolsonaro and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, who has been piling pressure on Bolsonaro to do more to protect the forest
(UPDATED) Official figures show 78,383 forest fires were recorded in Brazil so far in 2019, the highest number of any year since 2013
(3rd UPDATE) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decision comes as demonstrations are held around the world over the fires in the Amazon forest
'No matter how successful we are, if our Earth dies, we all die,' says one Twitter post
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
This year, many Sao Paulo LGBT pride parade participants say they are turning out because they feel their liberties are increasingly under threat
Speaking to reporters, Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro says employers would 'think twice' before hiring a gay person for fear they could be accused of homophobia
An opposition political party Sustainability Network challenges the constitutionality of Bolsonaro's decision that granted millions of Brazilians the right to carry loaded weapons in public
Jair Bolsonaro defends the move as honoring the result of a 2005 referendum in which nearly 64% of Brazilians rejected a law that included, among other things, a total ban on the sale of arms
'Brazil does not owe the world anything when it comes to environmental protection,' says Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro
(UPDATED) The investigation into Temer has uncovered 'the existence of a criminal organization in full operation, involved in concrete acts of clear gravity,' the federal prosecutor's office says
Washington has had strained relations with Brazil's long string of leftist governments but the rise of Jair Bolsonaro has opened a new door for the Trump administration
(UPDATED) The White House gathering brings together two men who were surprise election winners, sweeping to power on a promise to end politics as usual in their giant countries
Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro, who has been dubbed 'South America's Trump', has vowed to forge close ties with Washington
Gustavo Bebianno, who held cabinet rank and was former leader of the ultraconservative PSL, is replaced by retired general Floriano Peixoto
Now that he is out of the hospital, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will have to prioritize reforming Brazil's unsustainable pension system – and reimposing his authority
The former army captain has been in semi-intensive care since January 28
A fire services spokesman says it is possible that not all the bodies will be located and recovered
Top billing on the World Economic Forum stage will go to Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan, who is tasked with negotiating a truce in the US-China trade war
A report says several bank deposits have been made to Bolsonaro's son in 2017, totalling to 96,000 reais, or about $30,000 at the average exchange rate of that year
'The legislative, executive and judicial (powers) together must, by law, give guarantees that good will beat evil,' Brazil's new far-right president Jair Bolsonaro says
Many measures that President Jair Bolsonaro announced reflect his desire to break with decades of center-left politics and embrace a nationalist vision of the sort espoused by his ideological ally, US President Donald Trump
(UPDATED) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says President-elect Jair Bolsonaro assured him of the move
Shortly before the summit kicks off, Donald Trump's 'America First' charge will bear fruit with the signing in Buenos Aires of a successor to the North American free trade pact NAFTA
'The Brazilian people still do not know what dictatorship is, do not know what it is to suffer at the hands of these people,' says President-elect Jair Bolsonaro