The head of Brazil’s environmental protection agency has resigned following criticism from the country’s newly inaugurated far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. A spokesperson for the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama) confirmed on Monday that Suely de Araujo stepped down after Bolsonaro suggested there were irregularities in Ibama’s budget, Reuters news agency reported.
Name: Suely de Araujo
Continent: South America
Company: Environmental Protection Agency
Branch: Government Agency
Announcement Date: January 06, 2019, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: January 06, 2019, 11:00pm