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This afternoon.

Harcourt Centre, Charlotte Way, Dublin 2.

Brazilian activists – and others – stage a harmonious protest INSIDE the Brazil embassy at their government’s response to recent Amazon rainforest fires.

Taoiseach says Ireland won’t vote for Mercosur deal if Amazon fires continue (RTÉ)

Earlier: Pants On Fire

Thanks Aaron Dwyer

Yesterday afternoon

Last night.

The Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (above) calls out French President Emmanuel Macron (top) for using a stock picture of a rainforest fire taken before 2003. Mr Bolsonora has accused environmental groups of setting the fires in the Amazon.

Amazon fires turn political as Brazil’s president calls out France’s Macron (Fox)

The Amazon in Brazil is on fire – how bad is it? (BBC)


This lunchtime.

A protest over the fires is taking place at the embassy of Brazil at the Harcourt Centre on Charlotte Way, Dublin 2.

Pics: Cllr Darragh Butler and Martin J Gilbert