Home / World News / Brazilian President accused of ‘encouraging’ Amazon burning

Brazilian President accused of ‘encouraging’ Amazon burning

The President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro is being accused of introducing policies that have encouraged illegal burning in the Amazon to create farmland.

The world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon, is burning at a record rate and has seen nearly 10,000 fires in the last week.

The Brazilian military is now fighting thousands of fires whilst international help is on the way to further contain the spread.

Image: AP

About brandsauthority

Check Also

Trump Has a Problem as the Coronavirus Threatens the U.S.: His Credibility

During the swine flu outbreak of 1976, President Gerald R. Ford announced at a news …

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: