The embattled Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has said he is sending troops to the Amazon rainforest to fight fires raging there – while pleading with international leaders not to impose sanctions on his country.
Both Ireland and France have threatened not to ratify the Mercosur trade deal agreed between a number of South American countries and the European Union if Brazil does not honour its environmental commitments.
Bolsonaro has been accused of being complicit in...
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