Brazil issues $1.2 bln in fines on beef companies

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Le Brésil veut obtenir des réparations pour la destruction de l’Amazonie

Un élevage illégal de bétail au Brésil © AFP PHOTO ANTONIO SCORZA

Brazilian authorities announced Thursday they are seeking $1.2 billion in fines against 14 companies accused of buying beef from farms exploiting illegally deforested areas or slave labor in the Amazon.

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