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Exclusive: Brazil shuts illegal timber schemes, sheds light on Amazon logging

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian environmental agents this week shut down schemes involving hundreds of companies the agents said were covering up illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest, according to government documents reviewed by Reuters. The operation conducted by the main federal environmental enforcement agency Ibama provides a rare glimpse into…
bubmag
December 21, 2021
Brasilia

IMF pulls out of Brazil after economy minister’s ire

Updated 6 hours ago · Published on 17 Dec 2021 7:20AM · The IMF will close its office in Brasilia when the Brazil representative’s mandate expires on June 30, 2022. – EPA pic, December 17, 2021. THE International Monetary Fund said yesterday it will close its Brazilian office, a day…
bubmag
December 17, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil requires Covid-19 vaccination for arriving travellers

BRASILIA - Brazil began requiring a Covid-19 vaccination certificate for foreign travellers arriving in the country, a move initially blocked by President Jair Bolsonaro's government. A Supreme Court justice ruled that proof of vaccination would be mandatory to enter Brazil in an effort to slow the spread of the Omicron coronavirus…
bubmag
December 14, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil Amazon deforestation up 22% in one year

published : 19 Nov 2021 at 08:45 Deforestation has gained pace in Brazil's Amazon rainforest despite officials' claims that the government is being more forceful against environmental crimes. BRASILIA: Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose by almost 22 percent from August 2020 to July 2021 compared with the same period…
bubmag
November 19, 2021