Brazil to open long-distance hiking trail in Atlantic forest – in pictures

Inspired by long-distance tracks such as Canada’s 15,000-mile Great Trail, a proposed 4,970-mile trans-Brazil hiking trail would provide a continuous coastal corridor from its southern border with Uruguay to...

‘A second Trump’: Bolsonaro’s offensive rhetoric adds to Brazil’s discomfort

He parleyed his way to Brazil’s presidency with a vote-winning barrage of scaremongering and bombast. But eight months into Jair Bolsonaro’s far-right tenure, there is growing discomfort over the president’s...

Norway halts Amazon fund donation in dispute with Brazil

Norway has followed Germany in suspending donations to the Brazilian government’s Amazon Fund after a surge in deforestation in the South American rainforest. The move has triggered a caustic attack from the...

Warning signs for global economy: the countries spooking investors

Stock markets have taken fright over a number of warning signs from key economies, the latest this week being the inversion of the US bond yield curve and news of a contraction in the German economy. Here is a...

‘He wants to destroy us’: Bolsonaro poses gravest threat in decades, Amazon tribes say

As a blood-orange sunset drifted towards the forest canopy, Raimundo Kanamari sat on the riverbank and pondered the future of his tribe under Brazil’s far-right president. Video of uncontacted Amazon tribe...

‘He wants to destroy us’: Bolsonaro poses gravest threat in decades, Amazon tribes say

As a blood-orange sunset drifted towards the forest canopy, Raimundo Kanamari sat on the riverbank and pondered the future of his tribe under Brazil’s far-right president. Video of uncontacted Amazon tribe...

Amazon gold miners invade indigenous village in Brazil after its leader is killed

Dozens of gold miners have invaded a remote indigenous reserve in the Brazilian Amazon where a local leader was stabbed to death and have taken over a village after the community fled in fear, local...

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