Amazon forest fires rose 30% in 2019

World / Science & Health Jan 9, 2020

Amazon forest fires rose 30% in 2019

The number of fires in the Amazon rainforest grew 30.5 percent in 2019 from the previous year, according to data released by space research agency INPE on Wednesday. According to INPE, the number of fires detected in the Amazon region was 89,178 in 2019, compared ...

Port deal cited as Brazil and China hail strong ties

Business Nov 14, 2019

Port deal cited as Brazil and China hail strong ties

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Chinese President Xi Jinping praised their countries' strong bilateral relations at a meeting on Wednesday, as sources said a Chinese state firm was prepared to announce a major Brazil port investment. The leaders' comments showed how far relations have come ...