Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said he will only accept $20 million anti-fire funds from the G7 if Macron withdraws “insults.” He’s not talking about his back yard, mind you, but about an unheard of environmental catastrophe that will affect the whole planet.
He also implied that the French President envied him because his wife, Michelle Bolsonaro, is 29 years younger than Brigitte Macron.
Any third rate soap opera would be more sophisticated than this shameful feud, with the world at stake.Some other worrying pieces of news this week. Luciano Marin, better known as Ivan Marquez, published a video on YouTube announcing that he and his Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) colleagues were once again taking up arms. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to suspend the British Parliament to force through a rapid exit from the European Union, against the apparent wishes of many lawmakers.
Stop the world! I want to get off!
Published on Buenos Aires Times