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From TheJournal.ie Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires JAIR BOLSONARA

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

The criticism follows a police raid at the headquarters of two nonprofit groups this week.

From The42 Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss Too Good This post contains videos

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss

Lucas Paqueta and Danilo were also on target amid a 3-0 victory over South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008 Brazil

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

It follows a series of major fires in the region earlier this year.

From The42 Messi hits winner on international return from ban as Argentina overcome Brazil He's Back

Messi hits winner on international return from ban as Argentina overcome Brazil

The Barcelona star scored the only goal of the game in a friendly in Riyadh.

From The42 Rodrygo: I don't want to carry the pressure of replacing Ronaldo Burden

Rodrygo: I don't want to carry the pressure of replacing Ronaldo

The 18-year-old has made a quick impact at the Santiago Bernabeu since arriving from Santos.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling CURITIBA

Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling

Lula led Brazil through a historic boom from 2003 to 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush Brazil

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

A logger also died in the attack on Friday night in Maranhao, Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon Amazon Fires

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro did not travel to Leticia, citing doctors’ orders.

From TheJournal.ie 60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires Burning Ban

60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires

However, activists have doused hopes that the ban would work.

From TheJournal.ie US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government Amazon

US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government

On Monday, the countries of the G7 pledged €18 million to tackle the Amazon fires.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know Climate Change

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know

There is huge concern about the local, national and international impact of the fires.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults' Blazes

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'

Macron and Bolsonaro have been engaged in a diplomatic spat in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife Extraordinarily Rude

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was responding to a Facebook post which sought to compare both leaders’ wives.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows Blazes

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows

43,000 troops are have been made available to combat the fires.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation Blazes

Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation

Global condemnation on Bolsonaro’s perceived inaction to date on the fires is growing.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon Blazes

Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon

He also labelled President Bolsonaro’s attacks on NGOs this week as “Orwellian”.

From TheJournal.ie UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil Forest Fires

UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil

Official figures show nearly 73,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil Amazon Rainforest

Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil

Nearly 73,000 forest fires have been reported in the country so far this year.

From The42 Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country Landmark Move

Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country

Elkeson will use the name will the Chinese name ‘Aikesen’ while lining out for Marcello Lippi’s side.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman shot dead by police after holding bus passengers hostage in Rio Brazil

Gunman shot dead by police after holding bus passengers hostage in Rio

The man boarded a bus in Rio de Janeiro earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian judge dismisses rape case against Neymar Sao Paulo

Brazilian judge dismisses rape case against Neymar

Neymar had denied the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell Clauvino Da Silva

Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell

Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out the front door of a Rio de Janeiro jail at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid Grounded

Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid

His plan was apparently to leave his 19-year-old daughter inside the jail.

From The42 Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards Top Bosses

Guardiola and Klopp lead nominees for Fifa coach awards

Jill Ellis and Phil Neville are among the contenders for the Women’s accolade.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence Sao Paolo

Brazil police end Neymar rape investigation over lack of evidence

A final ruling on the case will be made by a judge.

From TheJournal.ie 57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot ALTAMIRA

57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot

Improvised knives appear to have been used in the turf war between rival prison gangs.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion Amapa

Brazilian miners reportedly murder Amazonian tribal leader during land invasion

Police have been deployed to the area following the killing last week.

From TheJournal.ie Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers Awa Tribe This post contains videos

Rare footage shows uncontacted Amazon tribe who activists say are threatened by loggers

Since taking office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of harming the Amazon rainforest.

From The42 'I'm no superhero nor a perfect role model' - Neymar admits to mistakes at PSG Hands Up

'I'm no superhero nor a perfect role model' - Neymar admits to mistakes at PSG

The Brazil international has spent almost two years with the French club but there are ongoing rumours of unhappiness.

From The42 'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms Not Having It

'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms

Ecuadoran official Roddy Zambrano was thrust into the spotlight after last week’s semi-final between Argentina and Brazil.

From The42 Arsenal confirm appointment of Edu as new technical director With Further Edu

Arsenal confirm appointment of Edu as new technical director

The club’s former midfielder has left the Brazilian FA to take up the role.

From The42 'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva Claim

'Messi played the referee against PSG' - Silva

The Brazilian believes the Barcelona man has previously profited from poor calls at club level.

From The42 'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card Dismissal This post contains videos

'I need to grow up' - Jesus apologises for reaction to Copa America final red card

The Brazil forward lashed out at the VAR cabin, before being pictured in tears in the tunnel.

From The42 Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists Selecao

Messi needs to have more respect, Brazil coach insists

Tite was unhappy with the Barcelona playmaker after his ‘corruption’ comments.

From The42 Marking Messi with diarrhoea 'very complicated', says Brazil defender Marquinhos Copa America

Marking Messi with diarrhoea 'very complicated', says Brazil defender Marquinhos

The defender received treatment for vomiting and diarrhoea on the day of Brazil’s win over Argentina.

From The42 Messi slams 'bulls**t' officiating after Argentina's Copa America exit So Near Yet So Var

Messi slams 'bulls**t' officiating after Argentina's Copa America exit

The Argentina star was furious following last night’s semi-final defeat to Brazil in Belo Horizonte.

From The42 Messi seeking international silverware as Argentina and Brazil clash in Copa semi-final Old Rivals

Messi seeking international silverware as Argentina and Brazil clash in Copa semi-final

The two old rivals meet tonight in a huge South American tie.

From The42 Brazil exorcise Paraguay penalty demons to reach Copa semis Samba Boys

Brazil exorcise Paraguay penalty demons to reach Copa semis

Brazil needed penalties to get past Paraguay in the Copa America quarter-finals.

From TheJournal.ie 'The weekend is crazy': An insider guide to the best Brazilian food in Dublin, from feijoada to coxinhas Insider Guide

'The weekend is crazy': An insider guide to the best Brazilian food in Dublin, from feijoada to coxinhas

On Moore Street, a restaurant is hotly tipped by Brazilians for an authentic taste of home.

From The42 Brazil legend Marta gives emotional speech to the next generation after her side bows out Passionate Plea This post contains videos

Brazil legend Marta gives emotional speech to the next generation after her side bows out

The all-time leading scorer in World Cups asked the next generation to step up after her side were eliminated from this year’s tournament.

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