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Corruption charges against Brazil's ex-leader Lula overturned, leaving him free to run in 2022 election
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Corruption charges against Brazil's ex-leader Lula overturned, leaving him free to run in 2022 election

Mar 9th 2021, 7:45 AM 6,014 Views 10 Comments

Reacting to the ruling outside the presidential palace, Bolsonaro accused the judge of bias.

Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus
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Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:22 AM 19,887 Views 19 Comments

Last week was Brazil’s deadliest of the pandemic, with 8,244 deaths from the virus.

Mandatory quarantine proposals will be seen as harsh by some and insufficient by others, says minister
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Mandatory quarantine proposals will be seen as harsh by some and insufficient by others, says minister

Feb 24th 2021, 5:04 PM 17,038 Views 96 Comments

The new legislation is being debated in the Dáil this afternoon.

Three cases of new Covid-19 variant, first identified in Brazil, reported in Ireland
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Three cases of new Covid-19 variant, first identified in Brazil, reported in Ireland

Feb 19th 2021, 9:33 PM 69,935 Views 118 Comments

All of the cases identified are directly associated with recent travel from Brazil.

Thousands join protests in Brazil calling for Bolsonaro impeachment
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Thousands join protests in Brazil calling for Bolsonaro impeachment

Jan 24th 2021, 6:26 PM 18,504 Views 11 Comments

Cars paraded through the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and at least a dozen other cities as other protesters marched on foot.

No plans to ban South American passengers as there are no direct flights into Ireland
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No plans to ban South American passengers as there are no direct flights into Ireland

Jan 15th 2021, 3:43 PM 14,694 Views 30 Comments

Travellers from South America are no longer allowed to come into the UK, amid fears over a new virus variant first identified in Brazil.

Brazil’s supreme court rules Covid-19 vaccination can be made mandatory
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Brazil’s supreme court rules Covid-19 vaccination can be made mandatory

Dec 18th 2020, 11:07 AM 16,532 Views 58 Comments

Around one-fifth of Brazilians say they will not get inoculated against the virus.

Brazil records over 1,000 Covid deaths in 24 hours
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Brazil records over 1,000 Covid deaths in 24 hours

Dec 17th 2020, 10:51 PM 16,051 Views 28 Comments

The new fatalities have taken Brazil’s total from the coronavirus pandemic to almost 185,000 deaths.

Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high after area larger than Jamaica removed in last year
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Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high after area larger than Jamaica removed in last year

Dec 1st 2020, 9:10 AM 13,907 Views 49 Comments

11,088 square kilometres of forest was destroyed in Brazil last year.

Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised
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Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 3:27 PM 32,879 Views 25 Comments

Von der Leyen today described the vaccine as “the most promising so far”.

Russia, China, Brazil among nations staying silent as world congratulates Biden
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Russia, China, Brazil among nations staying silent as world congratulates Biden

Nov 9th 2020, 10:16 AM 43,182 Views 55 Comments

Western allies, including the German Chancellor and Taoiseach Micheál Martin – welcomed a fresh start with Washington.

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

Oct 10th 2020, 11:40 AM 11,664 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Sep 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,951 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 14,558 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Sep 11th 2020, 11:49 AM 32,802 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Aug 17th 2020, 7:27 PM 22,176 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Aug 12th 2020, 10:45 AM 18,665 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2020, 7:54 AM 21,504 Views 14 Comments

The country ranks behind only the United States.

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million
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India's coronavirus cases reach over two million

Aug 7th 2020, 7:33 AM 16,976 Views 17 Comments

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

Brazilian president says he has tested negative for coronavirus
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Brazilian president says he has tested negative for coronavirus

Jul 25th 2020, 4:02 PM 22,179 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Jul 17th 2020, 8:08 AM 45,629 Views 83 Comments

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

Bolivian President Jeanine Anez has tested positive for coronavirus
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Bolivian President Jeanine Anez has tested positive for coronavirus

Jul 10th 2020, 8:18 AM 12,659 Views 4 Comments

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

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

Jul 7th 2020, 4:42 PM 37,478 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:43 PM 25,003 Views 19 Comments

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

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns
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Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:31 AM 23,172 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2020, 8:20 AM 26,977 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jun 5th 2020, 9:14 AM 16,817 Views 46 Comments

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

Teenage boy living with indigenous Amazonian tribe dies after contracting coronavirus
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Teenage boy living with indigenous Amazonian tribe dies after contracting coronavirus

Apr 11th 2020, 3:02 PM 83,291 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2020, 9:22 PM 9,605 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Feb 14th 2020, 8:00 AM 3,668 Views 1 Comment

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

Pele depressed, reclusive because of poor health
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Pele depressed, reclusive because of poor health

Feb 11th 2020, 10:09 AM 6,262 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jan 10th 2020, 8:10 AM 13,408 Views 35 Comments

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

Jan 9th 2020, 7:19 AM 20,056 Views 192 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 12:00 PM 15,532 Views 20 Comments

It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires
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Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

Nov 30th 2019, 8:16 AM 43,040 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Nov 19th 2019, 3:57 PM 5,225 Views 0 Comments

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

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008
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Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

Nov 18th 2019, 10:47 PM 9,452 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Nov 15th 2019, 7:43 PM 9,197 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 13th 2019, 10:22 PM 5,277 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Nov 8th 2019, 9:28 PM 9,088 Views 6 Comments

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

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