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South America’s biggest nation is following the U.S. playbook on dismissing the coronavirus threat — and using it to force through an unpopular agenda.
Indigenous tribes are appealing to the U.N. to help stop deforestation and raids on tribal lands, which have both increased under President Jair Bolsonaro.
The question of whether to allow priests to be married has dominated debate in the Catholic Church for months.
A year into his presidency, Jair Bolsonaro is facing accusations of genocide against his country’s Indigenous minorities. The violence began before he even took office.

Jair Bolsonaro has leveled baseless allegations against the actor, who he claims has funded fires in the Amazon.
Jair Bolsonaro, on a campaign against environmental groups, accused DiCaprio — without proof — of "giving money to set the Amazon on fire."
Thanksgiving should be a time to reflect on the work of indigenous communities and Native people around the world. Here are their stories.
An Amazon forest protest, record smog in India, and a rare endangered frog round out this week's best images.
Loggers ambushed an indigenous group, shooting dead a young man. Amazon invasions have increased during Jair Bolsonaro's tenure as Brazil's president.
Artemisa Xakriabá, 19, represents two groups most threatened by environmental destruction: indigenous tribes and young people.