French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took to Twitter to urge countries from around the world to respond to the massive fires in the Amazon, but his remarks were met with hostility by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, who essentially said to stay out of it.
French President Emmanuel Macron has angered his Brazilian counterpart by calling the wildfires blazing in the Amazon rainforest an "international crisis" that should be on the agenda at the G7 summit in Biarritz.
French President Emmanuel Macron has angered his Brazilian counterpart by saying the wildfires blazing in the Amazing rainforest are an "international crisis" that should be on the agenda at the G7 summit in Biarritz.
Huge fires have been blazing through the Brazilian rainforest this week, with more than half in the Amazon region. The fires spell disaster for the local environment and ecology -- and environmentalists and researchers say the blazes were likely lit by cattle ranchers and loggers.
The Venezuelan Winter League is a place where some major leaguers and minor leaguers play in the offseason. That will not be an option this upcoming offseason, as Major League Baseball is citing the Trump administration’s recent policies toward Venezuela.
CARACAS – Major League Baseball will not give permission for players to participate in the upcoming Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP) season, three sources close to the Venezuelan league said on Thursday, attributing the move to U.S. sanctions. Venezuelan players who play for MLB’s 30 teams or their hundreds of minor league affiliates often return...
Major League Baseball said on Thursday it was suspending involvement in the upcoming Venezuelan professional baseball season pending instructions from the U.S. government, which has repeatedly sanctioned the South American nation's government.
Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest alight but told foreign powers not to interfere.
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