5 highly-ranked charities helping with the Amazon rainforest fires


The fires sweeping through Brazil’s rainforests are prompting an international outcry, with G-7 countries promising $20 million in aid and a nonprofit backed by actor Leonardo DiCaprio pledging another $5 million toward the cause. French President Emmanuel Macron announced the G-7 aid package, saying that the Amazon represents the “lungs”Read More →

Brazil judge grants Odebrecht bankruptcy protection By Reuters


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of the Odebrecht SA construction conglomerate is pictured at its headquarters in Sao Paulo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – A Brazilian judge on Tuesday granted bankruptcy protection to engineering group Odebrecht, beginning the process of restructuring 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt. Odebrecht,Read More →