Brazil's Bolsonaro released from hospital after fall

2019-12-24 21:16

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been released from the hospital following an overnight stay after hitting his head in a fall at his official residence, his office says.

Governor says Sao Paulo to sign new ten-year F1 deal

2019-11-18 11:55

'As far as we are concerned, F1 will be in Sao Paulo for another ten years. We will move forward in the first week of December with Chase Carey and his team to formalise this ten year deal,' says mayor Joao Doria.

Talks between McLaren and Lukoil 'failed' - report

2019-10-29 15:02

Negotiations between McLaren and the Russian oil company Lukoil have failed, according to the Russian publication Championat.

Mystery oil spills blot more than 130 Brazilian beaches

2019-10-10 11:25

The source of large blots of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil remained a mystery despite President Jair Bolsonaro's assertions they came from outside the country and were possibly the work of criminals.

Bolsonaro's surgery recovery extended by four days: spokesperson

2019-09-15 08:50

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will need four days more than planned to recover from abdominal surgery, his spokesperson has said.

Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage

2019-08-29 21:51

A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest.

WATCH | Bolsonaro softens on Amazon aid after spat with Macron over 'insults'

2019-08-28 10:27

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is willing to accept foreign aid for fighting fires devastating the Amazon rainforest, but only if the country controls the funds, his spokesperson said.

Brazil president says France's Macron has 'colonialist mentality' over Amazon fires

2019-08-23 09:42

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to address wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest.

Brazil president sacks close aide amid political scandal

2019-02-20 05:39

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sacked a close aide who helped get him elected after a storm within his party over suspected improper campaign financing.

Scientists warn new Brazil president may smother rainforest

2018-11-28 07:37

Scientists warn that Brazil's president-elect could push the Amazon past its tipping point with severe consequences for global climate and rainfall.


Brazil's Bolsonaro hospitalised for domestic accident

2019-12-24 14:34

Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro has been hospitalised after an accident at his home in Brasilia, the latest health scare for the 64-year-old, his office says.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says 'worst is yet to come' on oil spill

2019-11-04 14:12

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that "the worst is yet to come" with an oil spill that has affected more than 200 beaches on the country's coast.

McLaren's Petrobras sponsorship 'terminated'

2019-10-21 13:42

'At the moment, by decision of my government, Petrobras seeks a way to terminate the contract,' said new Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro.

'Media is lying' about Amazon devastation - Bolsonaro

2019-09-25 10:23

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says it was a lie that the Amazon was being devastated by fire and accused countries critical of him of having a "colonialist spirit".

Defiant Bolsonaro vows to defend Amazon policy 'in wheelchair' at UN

2019-09-03 06:52

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro vowed Monday to defend his controversial Amazon policy at this month's UN General Assembly even if he had to do so "in a wheelchair."

Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires

2019-08-28 22:10

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France and Germany of "buying" the Latin American country's sovereignty with Amazon fire aid.

Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires

2019-08-23 22:13

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes threatens to torpedo a huge trade deal.

McLaren set to lose Petrobras backing

2019-05-20 10:12

McLaren looks set to lose a major sponsor.

Ramaphosa congratulates new Brazilian President Bolsonaro

2019-01-02 15:27

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes "excellent and strategic relations that Brazil and South Africa enjoy" will be revitalised after the far-right Jair Bolsonaro was inaugurated as the 38th president of the South American country.

Cabinet congratulates Brazil on electing far-right Bolsonaro

2018-11-08 21:49

Cabinet has extended congratulations to two countries – Brazil for electing far-right Jair Bolsonaro as its president, and Ethiopia for electing its first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde.

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