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The president of the Brazilian chamber of deputies, speaker Rodrigo Maia, during his visit to Ireland, on an invitation by the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl. Photograph: Alan Betson

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro created the impression that Brazil was encouraging the deforestation of the Amazon, but this was not the case, one(...)

 One of the indigenous leaders from Brazil attends a talk about human rights violations they face and the forest fires that ravage the Amazon and other regions, at a hearing with MPs  in The Hague, The Netherlands. Photograph: Phil Nijhuis/EPA

Illegal loggers in the Amazon ambushed an indigenous group that was formed to protect the forest and shot dead a young warrior and wounded another, le(...)

The Vatican criticised the theft from a church and discarding in the river Tiber of statuettes representing a pregnant naked woman. Photograph: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

Two aspects of the Synod of Bishops on Amazonia made headlines: firstly, the cautious proposals to ordain married men with stable families in remote a(...)

 Glanbia chief executive  Siobhán Talbot: she says its  European business has  been affected  by the pace at which customers had been switching  from the group’s distributors to buying online. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

They say profit warnings come in threes. The first alert often highlights a problem; the second comes as the company struggles to deal with it; while (...)

 Siobhán Talbot, Glanbia Group MD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shares in Glanbia closed down 9.4 per cent in Dublin on Thursday at €9.99 after the company reported a disappointing performance from its performance (...)

The councilwoman  whose assassination convulsed Brazil. Marielle Franco was a rising force in Rio politics when she was killed by shots fired from a car which pulled alongside the one she was travelling in. Photograph:  Renan Olaz

Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has reacted with fury to a media report linking him to the murder of Marielle Franco, the Rio de Janeiro c(...)

Anti-government protesters in Santiago, Chile,  on October 20th. Photograph: Tomas Munita/New York Times

Chile withdrew on Wednesday as the host of an Apec summit next month at which the United States and China had been expected to sign a deal to ease a (...)

Alberto Fernandez with his running mate Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Buenos Aires after winning Argentina’s presidential election. Photograph: Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images

Argentina is facing into a new cycle of economic turmoil after the populist Peronist movement swept back into power in elections on Sunday. Former mi(...)

Ratoath 3-15 Summerhill 2-13 The 1991 census recorded Ratoath as a sleepy east-Meath village of just 593, possessing a football club whose biggest ac(...)

The highest numbers are employed in the hospitality, administration and support, and the wholesale and retail sectors. Photograph: iStock

More than 100,000 foreign nationals aged 15 and over were allocated personal public service (PPS) numbers last year, figures from the Central Statisti(...)

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