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Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group

10 May 2019

BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government's ambiguous positions on climate change.

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections

09 May 2019

BRASILIA Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental protections.

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event

09 May 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City.

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed

07 May 2019

BRASILIA Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering travelling to the United States to be honoured at an event in Texas next week, his spokesman said on Monday, just days after he cancelled a heavily criticized visit to New York City.

Brazil expects China to end sugar import tariffs - official

03 May 2019

BRASILIA Brazil expects that the Chinese government will not renew certain import tariffs on sugar, a Brazilian Agriculture Ministry official told reporters on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Brazil expects China to end sugar import tariffs -official

03 May 2019

BRASILIA, May 3 Brazil expects that the Chinese government will not renew certain import tariffs on sugar, a Brazilian Agriculture Ministry official told reporters on Friday.

Brazil states forge ahead in climate change fight despite Bolsonaro ambivalence

26 Apr 2019

State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country's Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's ambivalence over the pact.

Brazil foreign minister urges China to improve GMO approvals

25 Apr 2019

BRASILIA Brazil Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo said on Thursday that the country must work with China to reduce non-tariff barriers to agriculture trade, including improving the process for genetically modified goods.

RPT-China could agree to import more Brazilian meat from next month -ambassador

16 Apr 2019

BRASILIA, April 16 China could agree to allow more Brazilian meat imports following high-level talks set for May, the Chinese ambassador to Brazil told Reuters on Monday.

China could agree to import more Brazilian meat from next month -ambassador

16 Apr 2019

BRASILIA, April 16 China could agree to allow more Brazilian meat imports following high-level talks set for May, the Chinese ambassador to Brazil told Reuters on Monday.

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