Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

More Protests In Brazil Over COVID Crisis

Above Photo: A protester holds a banner reading, ‘Out Bolsonaro! Impeachment Now!’ during a demonstration in Rio de Janeiro on July 24 (Ricardo Moraes / Reuters) ‘Out Bolsonaro!’ President Jair Bolsonaro is under pressure to account for his govt’s coronavirus policies and corruption allegations. Protesters have taken to the streets across Brazil once more to demand far-right […]

Brazil’s Far-Right President Admitted To Hospital… For Hiccups

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday to determine what is causing hiccups that have lasted for days, according to a statement from the President’s office. Bolsonaro was at the Armed Forces Hospital in Brasília and was “feeling well,” according to the statement. He was to […]

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 […]

Brazil’s 2022 presidential vote will be between ‘fascism and democracy’, ex-leader Lula says

Brazil’s 2022 presidential election will be ballot between “fascism and democracy”, former leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told Euronews, as he mulls mounting a challenge against incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. Lula, 75, led the Latin American country between 2003 and 2010, introducing popular social measures that lifted millions out of poverty. But the Workers’ […]

Scandal-Plagued Brazil Could Soon Become The Global Leader In COVID-19 Deaths

Brazil’s Congress is two months into an explosive investigation into far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s denialist handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. His government is facing corruption allegations related to the purchasing of vaccines, which it has administered far too slowly to slow the virus’ spread, and lawmakers are seeking Bolsonaro’s impeachment. The Brazilian Supreme Court is […]

People above Profit: Thousands Demonstrate in Brazil in New Wave of Protests in 350 Cities

In Brazil, social movements, trade unions, and human rights activists on Saturday demonstrated in at least 350 cities to condemn the recent corruption scandal linking President Jair Bolsonaro with the purchase at inflated prices of Indian-produced Covaxin COVID-19 vaccines. The protests supported the impeachment petition submitted by unions, left political parties and social organizations to the Lower House on Wednesday. […]

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 […]

Iran beaten by Brazil in 2021 VNL

TEHRAN – Iran lost to Brazil 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-19, 25-21) on Week 4 of the 2021 Volleyball Nations League Wednesday night. Souza Ricardo Lucarelli scored 20 points for Brazil and Meysam Salehi earned 15 points for Iran. Iran will meet Slovenia on Thursday. A total of 32 of the world’s top national teams compete […]

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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 Becomes 2nd Country To Pass 400,000 Deaths From COVID-19

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil on Thursday became the second country to officially top 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, losing another 100,000 lives in just one month, as some health experts warn there may be gruesome days ahead when the Southern Hemisphere enters winter. April was Brazil’s deadliest month of the pandemic, with thousands of people losing […]

The Pandemic: death toll reaches 3 million, crisis deepening in Brazil, India, France

The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has topped 3 million people amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in countries like Brazil, India and France. World Health Organization (WHO) says pandemic is at a critical point. The number of deaths, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is about equal to […]

Doctors In Brazil Report Intubating Patients Without Sedatives Due To Shortages

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Reports are emerging of Brazilian health workers forced to intubate patients without the aid of sedatives, after weeks of warnings that hospitals and state governments risked running out of critical medicines. One doctor at the Albert Schweitzer municipal hospital in Rio de Janeiro told the Associated Press that for days […]

World Press Photo: Image of Brazil nursing home hug wins 2021 award

Mads Nissen’s photograph “The First Embrace” has been chosen as the World Press Photo of the Year. It features an emotional reunion between a resident of a Brazil nursing home and their loved one after six months apart because of the pandemic. The World Press Photo Foundation, an independent organisation that has recognised the strongest […]

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 […]

‘Grim reaper’ artist in Berlin protests Brazil virus stance

A Brazilian activist dressed as the grim reaper is taking to the dark streets of Berlin every night in a one-man protest against what he calls the “deadly health policies” pushed by his homeland’s president in the coronavirus pandemic. Multimedia artist Rafael Puetter, who has been in Berlin for five years and originally comes from […]

COVID-19 Death Risk on the Rise for Young, Middle Aged Adults in Brazil: Study

The risk of death in young and middle aged adults in Brazil after contracting COVID-19 is on the rise, researchers have found. The researchers noted that Brazil is currently suffering a “deadly surge” of COVID-19 infections, which has been attributed to the spread of a new strain known as P.1 (B.1.1.28.1). They examined public COVID-19 […]

Brazil’s Political Crisis

Brazil’s political atmosphere is unstable. On 30 March, 2021, the commanders of the Brazilian army, navy and air force – Gen Edson Leal Pujol, Adm Ilques Barbosa and Lt-Brig Antônio Carlos Bermudez – resigned from their posts in a historic move not seen since 1977 during the country’s military dictatorship. According to an official notice by […]

Brazil’s foreign and defense ministers resign amid coronavirus surge and US pressure – reports

Two key members of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet have resigned. Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo e Silva gave no reason for departure, while Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo faced backlash from the parliament. Hours after Araujo’s resignation was reported in the media – but not officially confirmed by Alvorada Palace – Azevedo e Silva announced he […]

Brazil’s COVID-19 Crisis Spirals Out Of Control: ‘An Open-Sky Laboratory For Viral Mutations’

Brazil recorded its 300,000th COVID-19 death this week, a grim marker of a health care crisis that promises to worsen in the coming months in South America’s largest nation. The United States is the only country to record more total COVID-19 deaths than Brazil, but in the U.S., vaccine rollout has at least offered a glimmer […]

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 […]

ANOTHER PLANDEMIC? P1 Said To Be “A Different Pandemic From the One We Saw Last Year” and Brazil is the Target

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Brazil’s Lula in a wilderness of mirrors

March 17, 2021 Still in the legal woods and not daring to project as a revolutionary leader, Lula should nonetheless never be underestimated By Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times A surprising Supreme Court decision that, while not definitive, restores Lula’s political rights has hit Brazil like a semiotic bomb and plunged […]

WHO urges Brazil to act as COVID deaths hit record high

The World Health Organization has urged Brazil to take “serious measures” to rein in the surging numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths, a move that would relieve its overburdened health system. “We are deeply concerned,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press conference, pointing out that “not just the number of cases, but […]

Brazil Covid cases: Country’s outbreak reaches worrying new level as daily deaths cross 2,000 for first time

Brazil has seen its highest daily coronavirus death toll yet, with the number of people dying from the virus in a single day surpassing 2000 for the first time.  The country, which has the second highest death toll in the world and the highest in South America, recorded 2,286 deaths on Wednesday. Brazil has recorded […]

NYT Fails To Examine Its Participation In Brazil’s ‘Biggest Judicial Scandal’

ACTION ALERT: You can send a message to the New York Times at letters@nytimes.com (Twitter: @NYTimes). Please remember that respectful communication is the most effective. The Brazilian Supreme Court on March 8 dismissed all charges against former President Luis Inacio “Lula” da Silva made during the Lava Jato investigation, a little over a month after the investigation was officially ended. The […]

Brazil COVID-19 death toll passes a quarter million

Brazil‘s COVID-19 outbreak has killed 251,498 people, the Health Ministry reported on Thursday, as it reported 1,541 deaths in the past 24 hours, the second-highest daily death toll since the pandemic hit the country a year ago. With 65,998 new coronavirus cases reported on Thursday, the South American country has now registered 10,390,461 cases, in […]

Brazil says ‘no’ to great reset: ‘Totalitarian social control is not the remedy for any crisis’

[embedded content] Brazil’s minister of foreign affairs says “no” to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) proposed “great reset” agenda, telling the United Nations (UN) special session on COVID-19 that “totalitarian social control is not the remedy for any crisis.” “Those who dislike freedom always try to benefit from moments of crisis to preach the curtailing […]

Brazil’s Amazon riverside communities receive COVID jabs

Health care workers visit the Nossa Senhora Livramento community on the banks of the Rio Negro near Manaus, in northern Brazil’s Amazonas state, to give Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to elderly members of riverside communities. Brazil has recorded nearly 10 million cases of COVID-19 and 234,000 deaths. 00

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