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Updated: 27th November 2019 13:26Brazil

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Cheering throngs mob Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as court rules he can remain free as he fights conviction. He poses a political threat to President Jair Bolsonaro.
The decision appears to cover former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and others convicted in cases arising from the sprawling “Car Wash” corruption investigation.
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.
Protests are targeting companies that haven't met their own pledges, demanding they "step up" in the climate change fight.
The model told HuffPost Brazil that she wants to be a positive force in the fashion industry.
The Brazilian president delivered a fiery nationalist speech at a U.N. General Assembly focused on the climate crisis.
Presidents Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro have forged a nationalist alliance based on the idea that climate change is a hoax.
Staff were forced to wheel patients into the streets on stretchers after a fire broke out at Badim Hospital in Rio de Janeiro.
The Swedish fashion retailer and the company behind brands like Vans and Timberland said they're banning leather from Brazil over environmental concerns.
Rampant corruption, environmental indifference and a thirst for growth helped Brazil ignore a brewing crisis in Altamira.
The Brazilian president says he's dumping the French brand in favor of one of his country's own as tensions ratchet up between the two nations.
Hundreds of global corporations have promised to help limit deforestation. None of them is meeting that goal.
As the Amazon burns, other forests around the globe face similar threats.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is rejecting $20 million from the G-7 countries that’s aimed at helping with the inferno’s currently going on in the Amazon rainforest.
As the Amazon burns, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is demanding an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron for calling him a liar.
As U.S. soybeans sit in silos, Brazilian farmers push to break new ground to satisfy the Chinese market.