Brazil funding flip-flop triggers alarm; Protesters end roadblock

Brasilia (AFP) Aug 29, 2020
Brazil’s environment ministry triggered an outcry Friday by announcing it was halting all operations against wildfires and Amazon deforestation because of budget cuts, before reversing course and saying it would maintain them. It was the latest awkward moment on the environment for the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right climate change skeptic who has faced scathing inter

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