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Jair Bolsonaro

12 Feb 2020
Over the last few years, disenfranchisement with the political class has spread on the back of stagnating economies and falling standards of living since the financial crisis of 2008.
7 Feb 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has unveiled a sweeping plan for the Amazon rainforest that would open indigenous lands to mining -- a "dream" for the far-right leader, but a "nightmare" for environmentalists and tribal leaders.
24 Dec 2019
Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro was hospitalized Monday after suffering a fall at his official residence in Brasilia, the latest health scare for the 64-year-old, his office said. Local media reported that Bolsonaro hit his head when he slipped in a bathroom at the Alvorada Palace. He was taken to the Armed Forces Hospital where he…
15 Dec 2019
Brazil opened a trade office in Jerusalem Sunday, in a ceremony attended by President Jair Bolsonaro's son and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
14 Nov 2019
The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), has welcomed the release from prison, a labour activists and former President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, popularly called ‘Lula’.
7 Nov 2019
The UN General Assembly condemned the nearly 60-year-old US embargo on Cuba Thursday for the 28th year in a row, calling for an end to it by a vote of 187 to three.
7 Nov 2019
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cancelled a ban on sugarcane farming in the country's Amazon and Pantanal tropical wetlands Wednesday, a move that environmentalists say threatens the ecologically vulnerable regions.
25 Oct 2019
China said Friday it would increase its trade with Brazil, as it seeks to balance the impact of a protracted trade war with the US.
23 Oct 2019
The son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he had dropped hopes of becoming the country's ambassador to the United States.
4 Sep 2019
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet of meddling in Brazil's affairs "along the lines" of French President Emmanuel Macron.
1 Sep 2019
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will undergo surgery to correct an incisional hernia, his fourth operation since he was stabbed nearly a year ago during his presidential campaign, his office said Sunday.
29 Aug 2019
The US is ready and willing to help Brazil fight forest fires in the Amazon, an aide to President Donald Trump said Wednesday, but only if it involves working with the Brazilian government.


Ahead of the inauguration of 10th national assembly, a coalition of 18 women groups across the country have appealed to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to ensure that a woman be elected as the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives.
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The House of Representatives has backed the planned disbursement of $700 million in the Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund to Nigerian shippers.
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The European Union is expending the sum of £32 million euros as part of ongoing effort to boost the energy sector in Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries.
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Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and Warri-based prophet, Jeremiah Fufeyin have reportedly held a closed-door meeting over the state of the nation.
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