Anger after Argentina’s president says ‘Brazilians came from the jungle’

About This Source - FRANCE 24 English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from France 24. France 24 is a French state-owned international news television network based in Paris.

Recent from FRANCE 24 English:

  • Tel Aviv fetes Netanyahu departure with flags and foam
  • Israel’s Netanyahu ousted as ‘change’ coalition forms new government
  • G7 leaders pledge to help vaccinate poorer countries
  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Anger after Argentina’s president says ‘Brazilians came from the jungle'” – below is their description.

    IN THE PRESS – Thursday, June 10, 2021: European papers greet Joe Biden with a mixture of warmth and suspicion as he embarks on his “test” with European allies. US rival Vladimir Putin warns that “Russia’s domestic affairs will not be up for discussion”, but the US president does look set to weigh in on the “Brexit sausage war”. Plus: Argentina’s president sparks anger with comments that “Brazilians came from the jungle” and Italians criticise their football team’s official portrait for the Euro tournament.

    FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Argentina

    Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south.

    With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area.

    Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

    2 Recent Items: Argentina

  • Protesters in Argentina demand vaccines and jobs
  • Argentina’s FM: All Latin American democracies ‘are in crisis’ | Talk to Al Jazeera
  • In This Story: Brexit

    Brexit is the name given to the United Kingdom’s exiting the European Union, which happened on 31 January 2020, following a narrow “Leave” referendum result in a June 2016 vote on EU Membership which took place in the country. News items related to Brexit are posted, below, chronologically, with the most recent items at the top, from a variety of outlets.

    3 Recent Items: Brexit

  • Lord Sugar: Covid has covered Brexit implications
  • Boris Johnson denies G7 summit overshadowed by post-Brexit row with EU – BBC News
  • G7 Summit: Vaccine pledges and Brexit tensions
  • In This Story: France

    France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

    6 Recent Items: France

  • Tel Aviv fetes Netanyahu departure with flags and foam
  • Israel’s Netanyahu ousted as ‘change’ coalition forms new government
  • G7 leaders pledge to help vaccinate poorer countries
  • Biden to rebuild ‘sacred’ NATO bond shaken by Trump
  • Blue Origin auctions ride to space with Jeff Bezos for $28 million
  • La nouvelle parisienne: Deconstructing stereotypes surrounding French women
  • In This Story: Joe Biden

    Joe Biden is an American politician serving as the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.

    He is married to Dr Jill Biden.

    Books by Joe Biden #Ad

    6 Recent Items: Joe Biden

  • G7 to NATO summit hopping: How to deal with China | DW News
  • Queen hosts Joe and Jill Biden at Windsor Castle | 9 News Australia
  • Nord Stream 2: The Pipeline Dividing Germany and the U.S.
  • Biden seeks to restore NATO ties as leaders meet for first summit post-Trump
  • Biden expected to rally pressure against Russia, China ahead of NATO meeting
  • Biden Supports Moving Forward With Olympics: Nikkei
  • In This Story: Putin

    Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and a former officer of the KGB who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 1999 until 2008. He was also the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.

    5 Recent Items: Putin

  • Nightly News Full Broadcast (June 13th)
  • Biden prepares for summit with Putin
  • Biden: ‘There’s A Lot Going On Where We Could Work Together with Russia’
  • Biden Meeting with Putin Looms On Final Day of G-7 Summit
  • ‘We can work together with Russia – for example, in Libya’ — Biden on Syria
  • In This Story: Russia

    Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the south.

    Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.

    The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.

    3 Recent Items: Russia

  • Biden expected to rally pressure against Russia, China ahead of NATO meeting
  • Global National: June 13, 2021 | Canada and allies mount pressure on China as G7 summit ends
  • Biden: ‘There’s A Lot Going On Where We Could Work Together with Russia’
  • In This Story: Vladimir Putin

    Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician and a former intelligence officer who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously being in the office from 1999 until 2008. He was also Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.

    4 Recent Items: Vladimir Putin

  • Biden: ‘There’s A Lot Going On Where We Could Work Together with Russia’
  • Biden Meeting with Putin Looms On Final Day of G-7 Summit
  • ‘We can work together with Russia – for example, in Libya’ — Biden on Syria
  • Pompeo on Russia: We need to continue to defend US against Putin’s threats
  • Leave a Comment