• Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019
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Tribal leaders in Brazil call for legalization...

Tribal leaders in Brazil call for legalization...

Latin America

Sun, Sep 15 2019

The demonstrators are demanding wildcat miners be allowed to mine on indigenous territory

At least 10 dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital...

At least 10 dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital...

Latin America

Fri, Sep 13 2019

The fire broke out at dusk at the Badim hospital in the north of the city

Brazil foreign minister: There is no...

Brazil foreign minister: There is no...

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Thu, Sep 12 2019

Araujo said Brazil was only responsible for 2% of global CO2 emissions

Politicians: Fire-setting Amazon farmers...

Politicians: Fire-setting Amazon farmers...

Latin America

Wed, Sep 11 2019

Humaita is among the top 20 municipalities in the country with the most hectares deforested from January...

Guatemalan Congress approves controversial...

Guatemalan Congress approves controversial...

Latin America

Sun, Sep 8 2019

The initiative passed by a vote of 88 lawmakers in favor and nine opposed in the Central American country's...

Brazil deforestation rises in August,...

Brazil deforestation rises in August,...

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Sat, Sep 7 2019

The Brazilian Amazon is facing its worst spate of forest fires since 2010

Amazon rainforest fires: 7 Amazonian...

Amazon rainforest fires: 7 Amazonian...

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Sat, Sep 7 2019

The countries will create a natural disaster network so they can better cooperate during sduch...

Fire hazard: Children struggle to breathe...

Fire hazard: Children struggle to breathe...

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Tue, Sep 3 2019

Brazilian president authorized the military to fight the fires after several days of public protests...

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous...

As fires ravage the Amazon, indigenous...

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Mon, Sep 2 2019

Brazil’s president has argued that the forest needs to be exploited, and Indian reservations vastly...

Brazil's Amazon basin fires keep...

Brazil's Amazon basin fires keep...

Latin America

Sun, Sep 1 2019

From January to the end of August, 51.9% of Brazil's recorded 88,816 fires were in the...

Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe,...

Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe,...

Latin America

Sat, Aug 31 2019

Brazil has found an ally in the United States where President Donald Trump praised Bolsonaro's handling...

Colombian troops kill 9 Farc dissidents...

Colombian troops kill 9 Farc dissidents...

Latin America

Sat, Aug 31 2019

President Ivan Duque said he had authorized the military operation in rural areas of Colombia's...

WHO: Amazon fires pose health risks...

WHO: Amazon fires pose health risks...

Latin America

Fri, Aug 30 2019

Patients with pre-existing conditions such as asthma, which can be aggravated by air pollution, are at...

Brazil's burning ban takes effect as...

Brazil's burning ban takes effect as...

Latin America

Fri, Aug 30 2019

Thousands of troops and firefighters have been deployed since the weekend to combat the fires

Brazil bans burning for two months to...

Brazil bans burning for two months to...

Latin America

Thu, Aug 29 2019

The blazes that have engulfed parts of the world's largest rainforest --have also sparked a diplomatic...

Toll rises to 28 in Mexico bar fire...

Toll rises to 28 in Mexico bar fire...

Latin America

Thu, Aug 29 2019

Many of the dead were dancers who worked there, according to managers

US ready to fight Amazon fires only...

US ready to fight Amazon fires only...

Latin America

Thu, Aug 29 2019

Bolsonaro has repeatedly clashed with European leaders, especially France's President Emmanuel Macron,...

Infographic: Amazon rainforest wildfires...

Infographic: Amazon rainforest wildfires...

Latin America

Wed, Aug 28 2019

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has angrily refused a $22 million aid package pledged by the G7 nations...

Archeologists find remains of 227 sacrificed...

Archeologists find remains of 227 sacrificed...

Latin America

Wed, Aug 28 2019

Archeologists have been digging since last year at the huge sacrificial site in Huanchaco, a beachside...

Peru, Colombia propose emergency Amazon...

Peru, Colombia propose emergency Amazon...

Latin America

Wed, Aug 28 2019

Peru President Martin Vizcarra and his Colombian counterpart Ivan Duque called for an urgent meeting...

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to foreign aid...

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to foreign aid...

Latin America

Wed, Aug 28 2019

Bolsonaro has been involved in an escalating war of words with Macron over the worst fires to hit the...