Brazil president says he wants the Amazon to be exploited ‘in a reasonable way’

FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during inauguration ceremony of the new Education Minister Abraham Weintraub at the Planalto

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Brazil president creates body to pardon environmental fines

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has created a regulatory body with the power to forgive or revise environmental

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Brazil minister says he will shrink, not replace environmental agency

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil intends to reduce the size of its environmental policymaking body but does not plan to have

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Brazilian prosecutors call for exit of Vale executives after deadly dam burst: report

FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, in Brumadinho, Brazil February

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Brazil to launch corruption probe into Vale dam disaster

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s authorities will investigate miner Vale SA over possible corruption in misleading officials about the safety of

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Global commodity traders to monitor deforestation in Brazil’s savannah

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Six major commodities traders, including Cargill Inc and Bunge Ltd, have agreed to a common mechanism to

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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent

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Brazilian anger unabated by Vale vows after dam disaster

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Residents devastated by a mining dam burst in Brazil that may have killed more than 300

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