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Senators hope to recreate multilateral Amazon forum

Today, we cover the Senate’s initiative to create a multilateral body to discuss Amazon issues. Red flags about Brazilian pensions. And the return of foreign investors to Brazil.

Brazil moves to reactivate Amazon Parliament

With Brazil suffering mounting pressure over Amazon deforestation, the Senate is working to reactivate the so-called “Amazon Parliament,” a multilateral forum formed by the nine countries across which the rainforest spreads. 

  • Created in 1989, the Amazon Parliament has been dormant for at least a decade. According to Senator Nelson Trad — who champions the initiative as chairman of the Senate’s Foreign Affairs Committee — this...
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