President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from EU leaders. read whole article

Related Links

  1. Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in fires
  2. Brazil rebuffs $20 million in aid for Amazon fires
  3. Brazil environment minister heckled over Amazon fires
  4. Amazon fires: Brazil governors push Bolsonaro to accept aid
  5. Amazon fires: Brazil bans land clearance blazes for 60 days
  6. Brazil registers most Amazon fires for the month of June since 2007
  7. Amazon fires: Brazil to reject G7 offer of $22m aid
  8. Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction
  9. Brazil: Amazon land defender Zezico Guajajara shot dead
  10. Amazon rainforest deforestation 'worst in 10 years', says Brazil