30 Mar 2020
Two tweets by Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro in which he questioned quarantine measures aimed at containing the novel coronavirus were removed Sunday, on the grounds that they violated the social network's rules.
27 Mar 2020
The leader at the epicenter of Brazil's COVID-19 battle says President Jair Bolsonaro is "washing his hands" of the new coronavirus, and he doesn't mean that in the "Safe Hands Challenge" kind of way.
13 Mar 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he has tested negative for the new coronavirus, after a scare over a trip on which at least one infected member of his staff rubbed shoulders with Donald Trump.
13 Mar 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the new coronavirus, a Brazilian newspaper reported on Friday, citing a presidential palace source. The Guardian UK said the president was awaiting the result of a second test after the initial one came back positive. His congressman-son Eduardo Bolsonaro, however, said the tests have not been completed.…
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.