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Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame

Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame

Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Associated Press

August 22, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb massive deforestation. The growing threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has ignited a bitter...

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