Intercept Brasil Claims to Reveal Bolsonaro’s Plan for Wild Exploitation of the Amazon

Bolsonaro's plan for the exploitation of the Amazon, a project called Barão de Rio Branco (Baron of Rio Branco), has existed since February 2019 and is said to have been presented by the government in closed meetings for authorities and businesspeople.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The plan drawn up by Bolsonaro's government for the region shows that the administration's priority is to destroy the forest in order to exploit wealth, extract ore, facilitate the intervention of mega-corporations, build, occupy farmable land, and attract new residents," says a new report published by Glenn Greenwald's Intercept Brasil.

While the first protests of 2019 regarding the Amzaon were happening, Jair Bolsonaro spoke on national television: "The protection of the forest is our . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?