Posts Tagged ‘bolsonaro’

Bolsonaro Intensifies Push For Military Support As He Plots To Undermine Brazil’s Election

Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would pick retired general Walter Braga Netto as his running mate in October’s election. Source

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Says Biden Ignored Everyone at G-20 Summit: ‘I Don’t Know if It’s His Age’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed Thursday that he would travel to Los Angeles in June for the Summit of the Americas and said he planned to meet American counterpart Joe Biden in person, adding that Biden treated him “as if I didn’t exist” during their last meeting, and blaming the snub on “age.”

Martel: Jair Bolsonaro, Once Latin America’s Biggest Anti-China Hope, Silent on Genocide Olympics

A year into a global human rights campaign urging world leaders to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in protest of genocide and other atrocities under the Chinese government, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has evaded the topic entirely. Bolsonaro’s silence is partly due to nobody asking – no other foreign government and, apparently, no reporters […]

Thousands Of Brazilians Shout ‘Bolsonaro Never Again!’

Above photo: March against President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil, Dec. 4, 2021. Twitter/ @ComiteLula. “We see that black women, women from poor neighborhoods, and Indigenous women are the ones who have been most affected… this government must be stopped,” a gender activist stressed. On Saturday, thousands of Brazilians took to the streets to demand the removal […]

Bolsonaro Launched A Trumpian Anti-Vaccine Campaign. Brazilians Got The Shot Anyway.

Far-right Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has warned that COVID-19 vaccines will turn people into crocodiles. He has spread conspiracies that the vaccine could give people AIDS. Bolsonaro has pointedly refused to get vaccinated himself ― at September’s United Nations summit in New York, he was the only major world leader present who said he had […]

Bolsonaro being charged with ‘crimes against humanity’ for deviating from the western Covid narrative

Home » Injustice, South-Central America » Bolsonaro being charged with ‘crimes against humanity’ for deviating from the western Covid narrative     By recommending charges of “crimes against humanity” against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over the way he handled the pandemic, a senate panel there is setting a dangerous and irrational precedent for the world. […]

CENSORED: Brazilian President Bolsonaro Reads Report Connecting COVID Vaccines to AIDS

President Jair Bolsonaro‘s latest live stream video has been removed by Facebook and YouTube after he read a report during his stream that connected the COVID vaccine to an AIDS-like disorder in recipients. Reference: FreeWorldNews.tv Source

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro: Vaccine Passports Are All About Population Control

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has sounded the alarm on vaccine passports, warning that the agenda behind them is “population control” on a worldwide scale. While leaders in the west continue to pursue imposing vaccine passports on the general public, Brazil’s Bolsonaro recently blasted the passport, saying it will eventually lead to full-blown tyranny by government’s […]

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Claims COVID Vaccine Regime Will Lead to ‘Population Control’

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, a frequent critic of the COVID-19 vaccine regime, says that the vaccine passport system that is being proposed in his country and throughout the world will eventually lead to population control. Bolsonaro called out his critics, the governors of various provinces throughout Brazil, for being willing to institute vaccine passports that would […]

Unvaccinated Bolsonaro forced to eat pizza on the sidewalk in New York

By Anna C. September 20, 2021 Presumably because of his lack of Corona vaccination, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro ate a pizza on the sidewalk on the sidelines of the UN General Debate in New York. “Luxury dinner in New York,” wrote a member of the Brazilian delegation on Twitter under a photo showing Bolsonaro with a […]

Favorite son? Eduardo Bolsonaro and the growing internationalism of the far right

There were moments during 2020 when it seemed like the former U.S. president and the still sitting president of Brazil were in a competition to see who could be more irresponsible in confronting the novel coronavirus. Both men would eventually catch Covid 19, likely due to the fact that they’d politicized basic health measures like […]

Bolsonaro’s Own Version Of Jan. 6 Now Feels Inevitable In Brazil

On the morning of Aug. 10, Brazilian military tanks paraded through Brasília, past the presidential palace and in front of the country’s National Congress, where lawmakers were debating a constitutional amendment that would overhaul an election system widely considered one of the safest and most efficient in the world. Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has spent […]

Brazilians March to Demand Bolsonaro’s Impeachment

Today 25/07/21 Source: Al Mayadeen Demonstrators in several Brazilian cities demand the impeachment of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for alleged corruption and Covid mismanagement. Protests sparked by Bolsonaro’s handling of Covid-19 Tens of thousands of Brazilian protestors took to the streets in several Brazilian cities on Saturday to demand Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment, as […]

Top Brazilian General Reportedly Backs Bolsonaro Effort To Undermine 2022 Elections

For months, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has peddled conspiracy theories about the integrity of his country’s voting system, setting the stage for the embattled right-wing leader to question the results of next year’s elections if he loses. Bolsonaro has even claimed that if Brazil’s Congress does not alter the constitution to overhaul its election system […]

YouTube Deletes 15 Videos From Brazilian President Bolsonaro’s Channel For ‘COVID Misinformation’

Google-owned YouTube is once again flexing more power than world leaders by deleting 15 videos from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s channel over claims of ‘COVID misinformation’. Videos that were removed included one that discussed the use of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID, as well as former health minister Eduardo Pazuello comparing coronavirus to AIDS. […]

Brazil protesters call for Bolsonaro resignation

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Rio de Janeiro Tuesday, demanding President Jair Bolsonaro resign over corruption charges and what they say is the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Rio, small clashes broke out between police and some demonstrators, leading to tear-gas being fired to disperse the crowd. Bolsonaro is under increasing pressure from sagging […]

Mass protests against Bolsonaro held across Brazil after court decision

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faced massive protests across the country a day after a criminal investigation into his response to allegations of potential corruption involving a vaccine deal was green-lighted by Brazil’s Supreme Court. Thousands gathered in more than 40 cities to demand Bolsonaro’s impeachment and greater access to vaccines against COVID-19, in a country […]

Brazil: Tens of thousands protest Bolsonaro’s response to COVID-19

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated again on Saturday in several Brazilian cities against President Jair Bolsonaro and his contested management of the pandemic. Brazil is the world’s second worst-hit country with more than 461,000 deaths recorded since the beginning of the pandemic. It registered its deadliest month in April with about 100,000 lives lost. […]

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Cracks Down On Dissent As His Presidency Enters Crisis Mode

A prominent newspaper columnist. Multiple Indigenous leaders. Doctors, academics and scientists. All of them, in recent weeks and months, have been subject to subpoenas, investigations, or other more implicit efforts to silence the criticism they’ve leveled against the government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right leader who has ramped up his authoritarian tactics as […]

Brazil Top Court Orders Probe Of Bolsonaro’s Pandemic Steps

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian Supreme Court justice ordered the Senate on Thursday to investigate the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis and the full court ruled that churches can be barred from reopening during the pandemic, threatening to further strain tensions between President Jair Bolsonaro and the judiciary. The order by Justice Luis […]

Bolsonaro forced into Cabinet reshuffle, fires top diplomat

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reshuffled his Cabinet on Monday amid intense pressure to sack his foreign relations minister whose tenure has been characterized by an anti-globalism bent that made him a lightning rod for critics. In addition to replacing foreign minister Ernesto Araújo the president shifted three other ministers into new positions — chief of […]

Bolsonaro adviser accused of making white supremacist sign

RIO DE JANEIRO — A senior aide to Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has been accused of making a white supremacist hand symbol during a legislative session. Filipe Martins, Bolsonaro’s special adviser for international affairs, caused an uproar on Wednesday with his polemic “OK” gesture made while sitting behind the Brazilian Senate’s president when he […]

Police In Brazil Using National Security Law To Target Bolsonaro Critics

SAO PAULO (AP) — Police in Brazil are starting to employ a dictatorship-era national security law against critics of President Jair Bolsonaro, while lawyers and activists rally to provide them with legal help and accuse the government of trying to silence dissent. On Friday, demonstrators challenged police in the capital by parading with anti-Bolsonaro signs […]

Bolsonaro Tells Brazilians To Stop ‘Whining’ And ‘Move On’ After Record COVID-19 Deaths

BRASILIA (Reuters) — After two straight days of record COVID-19 deaths in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday told Brazilians to stop “whining” and move on, in his latest remarks attacking distancing measures and downplaying the gravity of the pandemic. Brazil has the world’s second-highest death toll over the past year, after the United States. […]

Bolsonaro Facing Charges in ICC Following Accusations of ‘Ecocide’ By Brazil’s Indigenous Activists

    Since the election of President Jair Bolsonaro in 2019, Brazil has seen a spike in the destruction of its rainforests and traditional indigenous territory. The Brazilian leader has since had multiple charges of human rights violations leveled against him. Indigenous leaders have called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Brazilian […]

Lula Speaks Of US Power Behind Bolsonaro In New Documentary

 In an interview for a new documentary, former Brazil president Lula explains how the United States government and corporations benefited from anti-corruption operation Lava Jato, while damaging the sovereignty of Brazil and lives of ordinary Brazilians. The new film ‘Dismantling Brazil: Bolsonaro’s Neoliberal Agenda’, was produced by Brasil Wire co-editor Brian Mier and US […]

Brazil’s Indigenous Leaders Sue President Jair Bolsonaro For Crimes Against Humanity

Two of Brazil’s most influential and well-known Indigenous leaders filed an international legal challenge this week against the country’s leader, alleging that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s policies toward Indigenous tribes and the Amazon rainforest constitute crimes against humanity. Chief Raoni Metuktire, the leader of the Kayapo people, and Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui, leader of the […]

In Bolsonaro’s Brazil, Trump’s Capitol Riot Felt Like A Warning From The Future

To many Brazilians, Trump’s conspiracy-fueled riots sparked worries that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s 2022 election may lead to similarly violent outbursts. Source

Greenpeace raises a statue of Brazil’s Bolsonaro in burnt Pantanal wetlands

Greenpeace activists raised a four-metre statue of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday (October 7) to denounce his environmental policies. The statue was erected in the burnt wetlands of Pantanal, in Brazil’s Mato Grosso do Sul region. Twelve per cent of the Pantanal wetlands — the world’s largest wetlands and a UNESCO heritage site — […]

Bolsonaro Scolds Journalists on Corona: “When One of You Fat-Asses Catches it, the Chances of Survival are Far Less”

A scientific advisor to the UK government says the coronavirus lockdown was a “panic measure” and a “monumental mistake on a global scale.” Infectious diseases expert and University of Edinburgh professor Mark Woolhouse acknowledged that the decision to lockdown in March was a “crude measure” that was enacted because “we couldn’t think of anything better […]

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