US natural history museum cancels event honouring Brazil president

US natural history museum cancels event honouring Brazil president

The American Museum of Natural History in New York said on Monday that it will not host a planned gala dinner that was set to honor Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro as ’Person of the Year’. Bolsonaro drew criticism from environmentalists last week by creating a body that could pardon environmental fines and saying that a vast Amazon reserve could be opened to mining.

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Hannibal
Hannibal 1 year

And on cue Reuters referred to him as "far-right".

Ben B.
Ben B. 1 year

Who cares? If the NYC echelons don't like him, that probably means he's doing good.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 1 year

I heavily disagree with him demolitioning a vast portion of the Amazonian rainforest being that it is an ecological superhub essentially for all types of wildlife. Now if it's to try to get some money into the Economy to try to help out the people of Brazil then I can understand his decision. Oh yeah also fuck you New York your over exaggerating.

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