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From The42 Firmino's double helps Brazil making winning start to World Cup qualifiers Si Señor

Firmino's double helps Brazil making winning start to World Cup qualifiers

The Liverpool star played a key role in his country’s 5-0 victory over Bolivia at the Cornthians Arena.

From TheJournal.ie Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher Nine Months

Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher

The US has so far recorded the most deaths from the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil rejects concerns that EU-Mercosur trade deal could increase Amazon deforestation Mercosur

Brazil rejects concerns that EU-Mercosur trade deal could increase Amazon deforestation

Brazil argued that a French report raising these concerns “showed the true protectionist interests of those who commissioned it”.

From TheJournal.ie Leading expert on indigenous peoples in Brazil shot dead with arrow fired by remote tribe Amazon

Leading expert on indigenous peoples in Brazil shot dead with arrow fired by remote tribe

Rieli Franciscato was accompanied by a police patrol at the time.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian indigenous protesters block highway through Amazon demanding help against Covid-19 Brazil

Brazilian indigenous protesters block highway through Amazon demanding help against Covid-19

Brazil has the second-highest number of infections and deaths in the pandemic, after the US.

From TheJournal.ie Bolsonaro says it's a 'lie' that fires are ravaging the Amazon Brazil

Bolsonaro says it's a 'lie' that fires are ravaging the Amazon

Data from his own government shows the number of blazes in the rainforest is rising.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil reaches grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 Coronavirus

Brazil reaches grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

The country ranks behind only the United States.

From TheJournal.ie India's coronavirus cases reach over two million Still Rising

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million

The country has the third-highest number of cases in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian president says he has tested negative for coronavirus Negative

Brazilian president says he has tested negative for coronavirus

The announcement came after Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for a third time.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: Swedish cases double to 77,000 since May; Brazil reaches 2 million infections Coronavirus

Covid-19: Swedish cases double to 77,000 since May; Brazil reaches 2 million infections

Sweden’s softer approach to fighting the coronavirus drew global attention

From TheJournal.ie Bolivian President Jeanine Anez has tested positive for coronavirus Jeanine Anez

Bolivian President Jeanine Anez has tested positive for coronavirus

Multiple political figures in South America have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last week.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19 Brazil

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

Bolsonaro confirmed the test results while wearing a mask and speaking to reporters.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's Supreme Court has ordered President Bolsonaro to wear face masks in public Brazil

Brazil's Supreme Court has ordered President Bolsonaro to wear face masks in public

The ruling applies whenever he is outdoors in the capital of Brasilia.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns Coronavirus

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil digs up bones to make space in graveyards for Covid-19 victims as death toll hits almost 42,000 Death Toll

Brazil digs up bones to make space in graveyards for Covid-19 victims as death toll hits almost 42,000

The country now has the second highest death toll from Covid-19 behind the United States.

From TheJournal.ie Only the US and UK have more Covid-19 deaths than Brazil as toll exceeds 34,000 Coronavirus

Only the US and UK have more Covid-19 deaths than Brazil as toll exceeds 34,000

A further 1,473 deaths in the space of 24 hours saw the death toll in Brazil overtake Italy’s.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy living with indigenous Amazonian tribe dies after contracting coronavirus Brazil

Teenage boy living with indigenous Amazonian tribe dies after contracting coronavirus

The 15 year-old was hospitalised in the northern state of Rorima last week.

From The42 Ronaldinho refused bail following allegations of entering Paraguay with a fake passport No Dice

Ronaldinho refused bail following allegations of entering Paraguay with a fake passport

A court rejected a request for conditional release for the 39-year-old World Cup winner and his brother.

From The42 'I have my good and bad days. This is normal for people my age' - Pele Icon

'I have my good and bad days. This is normal for people my age' - Pele

Three-time World Cup winner Pele – who turns 80 in October – rejected claims over his health on Thursday.

From The42 Pele depressed, reclusive because of poor health Problems

Pele depressed, reclusive because of poor health

The football legend’s son says the star has been left unable to walk.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's Supreme Court backs Netflix in 'gay jesus' TV show case Rio De Janeiro

Brazil's Supreme Court backs Netflix in 'gay jesus' TV show case

A lower court had ordered that the film be pulled to calm anger over the show.

Judge in Brazil orders Netflix to pull comedy about a gay Jesus

Thousands of people signed a petition asking that it be withdrawn.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual' Bolsonaro

Brazilian president apologises for telling reporter he had the 'face of a homosexual'

It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires JAIR BOLSONARA

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

The criticism follows a police raid at the headquarters of two nonprofit groups this week.

From The42 Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss Too Good This post contains videos

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss

Lucas Paqueta and Danilo were also on target amid a 3-0 victory over South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008 Brazil

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

It follows a series of major fires in the region earlier this year.

From The42 Messi hits winner on international return from ban as Argentina overcome Brazil He's Back

Messi hits winner on international return from ban as Argentina overcome Brazil

The Barcelona star scored the only goal of the game in a friendly in Riyadh.

From The42 Rodrygo: I don't want to carry the pressure of replacing Ronaldo Burden

Rodrygo: I don't want to carry the pressure of replacing Ronaldo

The 18-year-old has made a quick impact at the Santiago Bernabeu since arriving from Santos.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling CURITIBA

Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling

Lula led Brazil through a historic boom from 2003 to 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush Brazil

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

A logger also died in the attack on Friday night in Maranhao, Brazil.

From TheJournal.ie Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon Amazon Fires

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro did not travel to Leticia, citing doctors’ orders.

From TheJournal.ie 60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires Burning Ban

60-day ban on burning in Brazil following global outcry over Amazon fires

However, activists have doused hopes that the ban would work.

From TheJournal.ie US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government Amazon

US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government

On Monday, the countries of the G7 pledged €18 million to tackle the Amazon fires.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know Climate Change

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know

There is huge concern about the local, national and international impact of the fires.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults' Blazes

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'

Macron and Bolsonaro have been engaged in a diplomatic spat in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife Extraordinarily Rude

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was responding to a Facebook post which sought to compare both leaders’ wives.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows Blazes

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows

43,000 troops are have been made available to combat the fires.

From TheJournal.ie Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation Blazes

Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation

Global condemnation on Bolsonaro’s perceived inaction to date on the fires is growing.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon Blazes

Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon

He also labelled President Bolsonaro’s attacks on NGOs this week as “Orwellian”.

From TheJournal.ie UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil Forest Fires

UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil

Official figures show nearly 73,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the year.

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