Brazil president creates body to pardon environmental fines

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has created a regulatory body with the power to forgive or revise environmental

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Brazil minister says he will shrink, not replace environmental agency

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil intends to reduce the size of its environmental policymaking body but does not plan to have

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Miner Vale quashed dam safety audit efforts before Brazil disaster: prosecutor

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Executives at Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, quashed efforts by Brazilian authorities to

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Global commodity traders to monitor deforestation in Brazil’s savannah

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Six major commodities traders, including Cargill Inc and Bunge Ltd, have agreed to a common mechanism to

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Brazilian documentary asks: do we live for work or work for life?

BERLIN (Reuters) – High in the hills of Brazil’s remote northeast, the town of Toritama echoes with the sound of

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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in

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Brazil’s Vale licenses to operate Laranjeiras dam, Jangada mine canceled

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Wednesday the state of Minas Gerais has canceled the licenses

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent

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