Opinion

Reforestation is not necessarily about planting more trees

A much less costly way to regenerate our forests and decrease carbon levels is to assist nature to do its job.

Nikola Alexandre

by Nikola Alexandre

Nikola Alexandre

Brazil

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires culture chief over Nazi-linked comments

Outrage erupts after Culture Secretary Roberto Alvim made remarks similar to Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels.

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires culture chief over Nazi-linked comments

Latin America

Brazil's indigenous oppose Amazon development plans

Tribal leaders seeking a way to counter President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies, which they say are devastating their communities.

AJ Close up

Music from the Favela | Close Up

'Something so magical can’t be only for part of society,' says musician bringing classical music to the favela.

The Listening Post

US versus Iran: Tension over the airwaves

Media in the US and Iran are vastly different but when it comes to war they both stumble. Plus, Rio's media collectives.

Corruption

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

As elections loom and protests rattle the region, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

Opinion

Israel: A model for the far right

White supremacists, anti-Semites, neo-Nazis and religious fundamentalists find inspiration, and support, in Tel Aviv.

Denijal Jegic

by Denijal Jegic

Denijal Jegic

Jair Bolsonaro

One year under Brazil's Bolsonaro: 'What we expected him to be'

The Brazilian president faces a tough second year after leaving his own party and his policies in the Amazon rainforest.

Reporter's Notebook

Meet Brazil's former 'King of Soy'

Blairo Maggi, the leader of Brazil's 'ruralist bench' in Congress, says it is possible to grow agribusiness in a sustainable way.

AJ IMPACT

Brazil indigenous seek to capitalise on agribusiness

In Brazil 13 percent of the Amazon Rainforest is indigenous reserves - off limits to farmers who contribute to deforestation.

AJ Impact

Bolsonaro signs anti-crime bill aimed at corruption and violence

Brazil has the world's highest rates of violence.

Bolsonaro signs anti-crime bill aimed at corruption and violence

Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's Bolsonaro hospitalised after fall at presidential palace

Right-wing leader to remain at the hospital for observation for between six and 12 hours following a cranial CT scan.

Brazil's Bolsonaro hospitalised after fall at presidential palace

Football

Liverpool lift first FIFA Club World Cup trophy

Reds defeat Flamengo 1-0 in extra time in final in Doha for a maiden title at global club tournament.

FIFA Club World Cup: Liverpool crowned first-time champions

AJ Impact

Ethiopia launches its first satellite with help of China

China and Brazil also launched a jointly developed satellite to monitor Amazon rainforest on same rocket.

Ethiopia launches its first satellite with help of China

Environment

Amazonian leaders' long campaign for climate justice

After their participation at COP25, representatives from indigenous communities foresee more climate catastrophes ahead.

Amazonian leaders' long campaign for climate justice