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Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal’ Covid response has led to Brazilian catastrophe, Dilma Rousseff says

Q REPORTS (TheGuardian) Jair Bolsonaro’s perverse and “genocidal” response to one of the world’s deadliest Covid outbreaks has left Brazil “adrift on an ocean of hunger and disease”, the country’s former president Dilma Rousseff has claimed. Speaking to the Guardian this week – as Brazil’s...

Daniel Ortega Among “Worst Leaders” During the Pandemic

TODAY NICARAGUA – Calling people into the streets for a festive parade “Love in the Time of Covid-19” earned Daniel Ortega and his wife and vice president, Rosario Murillo, top honors in the Washington Post’s list of “Worst Leaders” during the pandemic. An FSLN sympathizer...

Maduro Calls Brazil’s President “A Psychopath!”

Q24N - In a harsh tone, the President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, did not spare insults to his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, during a speech to the nation Sunday afternoon. Taking stock of the covid-19 pandemic in his country, Maduro fired: "It is a disaster,...

Brazil: Court says vaccine could be “required, but not forced”

Q24N - Brazil, which has the second deadliest outbreak in the world behind the United States, reported 1,092 coronavirus deaths and 69,826 new confirmed cases, as a second wave that has been gaining steam since mid-November grows increasingly severe. It was the highest death toll...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro supports vaccination against covid-19

Q24N - Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro affirmed on Wednesday that the vaccination will allow his country to "return to normality", the day after warning of the risk of side effects of the immunizers that are going on the market to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Biden’s victory marks a setback for Bolsonaro

(Q24N) Brasilia - Joe Biden's victory in the US elections marks a setback for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the so-called “tropical Trump” who professed fervent support for Donald Trump and, according to analysts, is isolated abroad and more vulnerable at home. So far, the Brazilian...

Jair Bolsonaro Is Pushing Brazil’s Democracy To Its Breaking Point

Twenty months into the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil is on the brink of a democratic disaster. More than 100,000 Brazilians have died of COVID-19, a pandemic the far-right president largely dismissed as a conspiracy. The economy is approaching a free-fall. And Bolsonaro’s authoritarian attempts...

Brazil’s first lady tests positive for Covid-19

(Q24N) Michelle Bolsonaro's positive test for COVID 19, follows a rally in the capital Brasilia during which she gave a speech with a mask on. Michelle aged 38, is reported in good health and following the advice of experts. Her husband, 65-year-old President Jair Bolsonaro has...

Coronavirus pandemic: Is Brazil the new epicenter?

Since Monday, only half of the automobiles registered in Sao Paulo — Brazil's largest city — have been allowed to drive on its streets. Car owners with license plates ending in an even number are allowed to drive on even-numbered calendar days, and vice...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Orders Journalists to Shut Their Mouths

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro lost his head on Tuesday morning and told reporters to shut up after they asked him about his interference in the Federal Police, of which he was accused by Sergio Moro, his former Justice Minister and political ally. As the far-right...

Just like Trump, Brazil’s Bolsonaro puts the economy ahead of his people during coronavirus

The COVID-19 coronavirus has infected more than two million people and killed more than 150,000 in almost 200 countries — figures that will be outdated by the time you read this article. Different countries have responded to the crisis by imposing national strategies that...

Brazil Poll Shows Growing Rejection of Bolsonaro

The far-right government’s positive rating had already declined in Ibope’s four previous polls this year, falling from 35 percent in April. Its negative rating has risen from 27 percent in April. The approval rating of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is dropping steadily and its...

Amazon fires are destructive, but they aren’t depleting Earth’s oxygen supply

Fires in the Amazon rainforest have captured attention worldwide in recent days. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who took office in 2019, pledged in his campaign to reduce environmental protection and increase agricultural development in the Amazon, and he appears to have followed through on...

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro’s first six months

Lewd videos, grandiose claims, plenty of tweets and hardly any real policies. In his first six turbulent months as president, Brazil's Jair Messias Bolsonaro has squandered much political capital and proved even more of a disappointment than expected. Only 32% of Brazilians are satisfied with...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations

While Brazila's President Jair Bolsonaro did not name the exact source of the number of penis amputations that he mentioned, a spokeswoman for the Brazilian Urology Society told Reuters that the figure is "based on official data for penis amputations". Bolsonaro appeared to be distressed...

Best buddies? Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro tries to woo Donald Trump.

Are United States President Donald Trump and his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, about to become best buddies? And does this mean Trump is developing a soft spot for the South American country? There certainly are signs that seem to suggest this. Bolsonaro has been wooing...

Brazil’s Authorities Show Suspicious Funds Transfers to President’s Son Account

Brazilian financial authorities have identified suspicious money transfers into an account of President Jair Bolsonaro's son in 2017, the Globo news outlet reported Saturday, citing the country's Council for Financial Activities Control. According to the outlet, in 2017, 48 cash transfers of 2,000 reals (US$500)...

Brazil troops deployed to stop gang attack violence

Troops from Brazil's National Police Force are being deployed in the northeastern state of Ceara with orders to end a wave of violent attacks by criminal gangs against banks, buses and shops, local officials said Saturday. Close to 300 members of the force arrived in...

Bolsonaro Not Ruling Out US-Brazil Military Cooperation

BUENOS AIRES – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who was sworn in earlier in January, expressed concern about the recent drills carried out by Russian combat planes in Venezuela. In December, two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers, an An-124 military transport aircraft and an Il-62 plane arrived...

Far-right Jair Bolsonaro Wins Brazil’s Presidential Elections

As expeced, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro has won the Brazilian presidential elections with over 55.8 percent of the vote beating leftist Fernando Haddad who scored 44.2 percent in the country's most polarized elections in decades. The difference translates to almost 9 million votes for Bolsonaro...

Last minute polls confirm Bolsonaro will be Brazil’s next elected president

The ultra right candidate Jair Bolsonaro continued ahead of Fernando Haddad in the runoff for the Brazilian presidency scheduled to take place this Sunday, 28 October. According to the latest public opinion poll, released late Saturday, the ex Army captain and paratrooper had a...

Costa Rica’s Laura Chinchilla Criticized In Brazil Prior to Historic Election

As head of the observer mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) in the presidential elections in Brazil, former president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014), became one of the targets of criticism in the tense electoral environment in that South American nation. The...

You Can Be Black and Politically Conservative

Bolsonaro’s triumph in Brazil has brought back the left/right debate to the forefront. On extremism. It is a debate that, in recent months, has reached a paroxysm. With Trump in the United States, totalitarian feminism in Spain, the rejection of immigration in the United...

Brazil Elections: Bolsonaro, Haddad To Face Off In Second Round

With over 90 percent of the ballots counted, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins the first round with 46,3 percent of the vote but fails to reach the 50 percent necessary for getting elected the new president of Brazil on the first round. Fernando Haddad...

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