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Brazil rejects G7 aid, and tells Macron to reforest Europe and to look after world heritage sites

Tuesday, August 27th 2019 - 09:57 UTC
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Brazil rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of “his home and his colonies.” Read full article


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  • MarkWhelan

    “We appreciate (the offer), but maybe those resources are more relevant to reforest Europe,” Onyx Lorenzoni, (chief of staff to President Jair Bolsonaro”
    He then should have reminded the French President that he had a large fire in the south of France that has caused the evacuation of 10,000 French voters.

    Aug 27th, 2019 - 01:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    You should be reminded they extinguished the fires in France, while they're still lighting them in Brazil.

    Aug 27th, 2019 - 05:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • :o))

    Brazil NEED help [financial; OF COURSE!]

    Sep 01st, 2019 - 03:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MarkWhelan

    Terence Hill Thank you for the update and correction. Yes it is amazing what a good road network to supply the backup for the fire fighters and a population density of 119 per Km2 verses our population density of 24.66 per Km2. does make fire fighting easier.
    The fact that there were 10,000 displaced voters should not be discounted either.

    Sep 01st, 2019 - 02:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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