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Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Brazil's wildfire crisis rages on

27 days ago   |   By The Guardian

President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro went to a comedy club. As the president's pre-recorded speech to the nation explaining how he planned to use the army to fight the fires - while simultaneously insisting the rate of burning forest was nothing out of the ordinary - was broadcast on television on Friday night, he was at a standup show in Brasília by right-wing Christian comic Jonathan Nemer.
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Trump volunteers US to 'help' with fires in the Amazon after conversation with Brazil President Bolsonaro, who has been slow to fight them

Trump volunteers US to 'help' with fires in the Amazon after conversation with Brazil President Bolsonaro, who has been slow to fight them

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he had a very exciting conversation with Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who is currently facing scrutiny for his inaction in the face of raging fires in the Amazon rainforest, many of which were started intentionally by farmers.
In his tweet, Trump said future trade prospects with Brazil were "very exciting" and praised his "strong" relationship with the country's leader, who has openly c elebrated the brutal dictatorship that existed in Brazil between 1964 and 1985.
Trump also volunteered the US to "help" with the fires in the...
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