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Bolsonaro defiant as Amazon rainforest wildfires rage

As global concern mounts over a record number of wildfires in the Amazon, Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro, says his country lacks the resources to fight the blazes, which he suggests were started by NGOs. Environmentalists say illegal clearing of forests, encouraged by the president's rhetoric, is responsible for the devastation.

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