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Bolsonaro threatens to ‘name names’ of countries buying illegal timber

Today, Bolsonaro’s new tactic on deforestation. Embraer’s new plane deals. The signs of a second wave. And the state of play in runoff elections.

Bolsonaro wants to share blame for Amazon deforestation

After becoming an international pariah his government’s hands-off approach to deforestation in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro used the 2020 BRICS Summit yesterday to share the blame around. He promised that within the next few days, he will reveal which countries are importing illegal timber from the Amazon rainforest. “Some of these countries are the most severe critics of my administration regarding this deforestation issue,” said the...

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