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The Amazon is on fire, the result of moves attributed to Bolsonaro's allies among agribusiness interests trying to open up the forest for their economic gain. Brazil's army, empowered by Bolsonaro, has a large-scale plan to occupy and settle the Amazon.

India joins Argentina, Brazil, Cambodia, Jordan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates, among others, in implementing a ban on e-cigarettes and related products, according to @IGTC_Hopkins .

In Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil, environmentalists have come to see something of an ideal villain, tailor-made for a legal test case of the crime of ecocide — the willful and widespread destruction of the environment

As of June 17, Americans will no longer need a visa to travel to Brazil:

Rejecting the exchange of insults that Brazil's Pres Bolsonaro would prefer, UN rights chief @mbachelet  says she feels "sorry" for the people of Brazil, who have to live with his green light to violence, deforestation, and attacks on independent voices.

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It's a good idea in theory -- instead of trying to control mosquitoes with chemicals, hack their DNA so they can't reproduce. But as @KDnewsguy  reports, a test of this idea in Brazil isn't going so well. LISTEN HERE:

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Police killings in one of Brazil’s most violent states are at a 20-year high

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U.N. Rights chief Bachelet says feels 'sorry' for Brazil under Bolsonaro

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Pregnant bride in Brazil dies after suffering stroke moments before wedding, baby saved

This gives you a sense of what firefighters in Brazil have to do just to GET to a fire, much less fight it. Highways, dirt roads, rickety bridges, barges.. #fire  #brazil  #amazonrainforest  #amazon  #amazonfirefire …

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Just spoke with President@jairbolsonaro  of Brazil. Our future Trade prospects are very exciting and our relationship is strong, perhaps stronger than ever before. I told him if the United States can help with the Amazon Rainforest fires, we stand ready to assist!

I have gotten to know President @jairbolsonaro  well in our dealings with Brazil. He is working very hard on the Amazon fires and in all respects doing a great job for the people of Brazil - Not easy. He and his country have the full and complete support of the USA!

Had a very good conversation with the newly elected President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who won his race by a substantial margin. We agreed that Brazil and the United States will work closely together on Trade, Military and everything else! Excellent call, wished him congrats!

Smoke from wildfires in the #AmazonRainforest  spreads across several Brazilian states in this natural-color image taken by a @NASAEarth  instrument on the Suomi NPP satellite. Although it is fire season in Brazil, the number of fires may be record-setting:

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So excited to b in Brazil can't believe I'm actually hear

Also , very sad to see Brazil go out of the World Cup like that, but the Germans were great tonight ! #GetWellSoonNeymar  #forcaneymar 

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