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The 15 best holiday destinations to escape winter, ranked by average temperature

Winter is drawing in in the northern hemisphere.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends a meeting with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasilia, Brazil, on January 2, 2019.

Trump and Pompeo praise Brazil’s new president, who has a history of homophobia, racism, and misogyny

President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have been lavishing praise on Jair Bolsonaro, the controversial new president of Brazil.
Both Donald Trump, left, and Jair Bolsonaro, far right, have offered salutes when they didn't have to.

President Trump and the ‘Trump of the Tropics’ both love to salute foreign leaders for some reason

President Donald Trump and Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro have been compared for a variety of reasons. Bolsonaro added another on Thursday.
An aerial view of a tract of Amazon jungle recently cleared by loggers and farmers near the city of Novo Progresso, Brazil on September 22, 2013.

The election of Brazil’s far-right president could devastate the Amazon, and indigenous groups are calling for a ‘sacred corridor of life&...

Indigenous groups are calling for the creation of a "sacred corridor of life" to protect the Amazon rainforest after the election of Jair Bolsonaro.
Children Village.

The world’s best new building is a remote school in the Brazilian rainforest made out of wood and mud-brick

The boarding facility provides accommodation for 540 students who often come remote areas of the country, sometimes by boat.
Max Verstappen of the Netherlands driving the (33) Aston Martin Red Bull Racing RB14 TAG Heuer spins after crashing with Esteban Ocon of France and Force India during the Formula One Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 11, 2018 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Max Verstappen was leading the Brazilian Grand Prix before another driver crashed into him, so he shoved him and called him a ‘p—-‘

By lap 44 of the Brazilian Grand Prix, Verstappen looked to be cruising to victory — until he lapped 14th-place Force India driver Esteban Ocon.
The Embraer Phenom 300E and me!

I flew on a $10 million Embraer Phenom 300E and I now see why it’s the most popular private jet in the world

The Embraer Phenom 300E starts at $9.45 million. The Florida-built jet can carry as many as 10 passengers and boasts a range of more than 2,200 miles.

John Bolton praised Brazil’s new far-right, pro-torture president, and called him a ‘like-minded leader’

White House National Security Advisor John Bolton praised Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's far-right, pro-dictatorship president-elect.
National Liberation Army (ELN) soldiers standing in formation in Arauca province, Colombia, in 2002.

These are the world’s 20 most dangerous countries, and photos showing what life is like there

Countries were ranked on prevalence of terrorism, homicide, organized crime and unreliable or corrupt police forces by the World Economic Forum.
A tract of Amazon jungle cleared by loggers and farmers near the city of Novo Progresso, Brazil September 22, 2013.

Scientists are terrified that Brazil’s new president will destroy the ‘lungs of the planet’

Jair Bolsonaro will control the fate of nearly two-thirds of the largest tropical rainforest on Earth, the Amazon.