"What we are experiencing is a genuine crisis which could become a tragedy foretold with much larger fires than the ones we are now seeing if they are not immediately halted."
New government data in Brazil shows that deforestation in the Amazon has dramatically increased since the far-right former military officer Jair Bolsonaro...
“But we are strong, we are resistant. And we are here in this… the 15th encampment, to show to the government, and to all society, that we are alive, that we are resisting to exist."
Both leaders criticized what they called the “fake news” and discussed increasing efforts to remove Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office.
"There’s a vibrant left-wing movement coalescing against this, and I have a lot of optimism about the ability to fight against this."
A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: End hunger.
"The scope of illegal mining in the Amazon, especially in indigenous territories and protected natural areas, has grown exponentially in recent years, with the rise in the price of gold."
"It was a leak of significant proportions, with an impact on the mangroves."
While the new data still represents a 72 percent drop from 2004 when implementation of combative deforestation measures were put in place, the increased rate in the past 10 years has many worried.
It remains to be seen if Fernando Haddad can rally the country to prevent a Bolsonaro presidency.