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25 Oct
Covid-19 has caused over 600,000 deaths in Brazil. But who, or what, is responsible for the situation that many see as a complete mishandling of the health crisis?A parliamentary commission suggests President Bolsonaro should now face charges of crimes against humanity for his responsibility in the management of the pandemic. Our Brazil bureau has more on the story.
7 Jan
With state subsidies to fight poverty now ended, Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro says his country is "broke" and he is unable to do anything about it, attributing the crisis to "the press-fueled" coronavirus.
12 Aug 2020
An actor disguised as 'Ghostface', the killer from the 'Scream' film franchise, walks the streets of Brazil's Formiga municipality to keep people alert to the threat of the coronavirus. Brazil has passed a total of 100,000 coronavirus deaths, crossing the grim milestone after President Jair Bolsonaro said he had a "clear conscience" on his response to the outbreak.
7 Jun 2020
Anti-government protesters are "outcasts, delinquents, and addicts," according to the Brazilian president. Jair Bolsonaro has threatened to call on security forces for an upcoming pro-democracy protest over the weekend.
23 May 2020
President Jair Bolsonaro has refused to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously, even though more than 17,500 Brazilians have already died from the virus. And the number of cases continues to grow exponentially.
29 Apr 2020
We look at concerns over links between coronavirus and a potentially deadly childhood syndrome called Kawasaki syndrome that has Australian doctors on alert. Also, there's anger over Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the coronavirus crisis as the death toll surpasses 5,000. He’s also the focus of a new Supreme Court investigation into obstruction of justice. Finally, a 101-year-old New York woman has beaten coronavirus, after surviving the Spanish flu!
28 Apr 2020
The Brazilian Supreme Court has ordered authorities to investigate accusations that President Jair Bolsonaro attempted to influence federal police. The probe could result in a trial against the far-right leader.
28 Jan 2020
Indian President Narendra Modi welcomes chief guest Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as India holds a grand parade in the capital to celebrate its 71st Republic Day which marks the beginning of the Indian Constitution coming into effect.
1 Dec 2019
The "Alliance for Brazil" aims to fight against "communism, globalism and any ideology that is against the natural order." The far-right leader is hoping to regain the trust of evangelical voters.
29 Aug 2019
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his country was open to taking $20 million from the G7 to fight Amazonia fires, but only if France's Macron withdraws some of the "insults" he allegedly made against Bolsonaro.
13 Jul 2019
Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try.
12 Jan 2019
Germany and Brazil have a long history of partnering on environmental protection. But President Jair Bolsonaro's stances on Brazil's indigenous people and their lands threaten the progress that has been made.

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