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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 16,374 Views 58 Comments

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

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 43,146 Views 55 Comments

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

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 18,660 Views 15 Comments

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

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 25,000 Views 19 Comments

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

Brazil facing claims it's trying to hide scale of crisis as it stops publishing running total of Covid-19 deaths
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Brazil facing claims it's trying to hide scale of crisis as it stops publishing running total of Covid-19 deaths

Jun 7th 2020, 10:45 AM 28,666 Views 42 Comments

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tweeted yesterday that disease totals are “not representative” of the country’s current situation.

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus

Mar 13th 2020, 6:50 PM 17,635 Views 15 Comments

Bolsonaro’s communications chief tested positive for Covid-19 after last weekend’s trip to the US during which both men met with Donald Trump.

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

Aug 28th 2019, 6:00 PM 13,082 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 27th 2019, 10:16 PM 48,246 Views 75 Comments

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

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife
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Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Aug 26th 2019, 1:51 PM 93,595 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Aug 25th 2019, 9:33 AM 34,331 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 24th 2019, 7:41 AM 21,808 Views 26 Comments

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

Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil
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Record number of Amazon wildfires lit on purpose, claims president of Brazil

Aug 21st 2019, 7:08 PM 15,484 Views 19 Comments

Nearly 73,000 forest fires have been reported in the country so far this year.

'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms
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'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms

Jul 10th 2019, 5:06 PM 4,219 Views 1 Comment

Ecuadoran official Roddy Zambrano was thrust into the spotlight after last week’s semi-final between Argentina and Brazil.

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival
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'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

Mar 7th 2019, 7:22 AM 22,728 Views 25 Comments

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

'Bad Brazilian'? Gisele Bündchen doesn't think she is - just a gal looking to save the trees
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'Bad Brazilian'? Gisele Bündchen doesn't think she is - just a gal looking to save the trees

Jan 17th 2019, 4:45 PM 2,884 Views 0 Comments

A war of words broke out over her perceived ‘slacktivism’.

'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president
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'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president

Jan 1st 2019, 6:56 PM 15,898 Views 35 Comments

“The USA is with you!” Trump tweeted out today in response to Bolsonaro’s inauguration speech.

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro
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'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:30 AM 26,230 Views 130 Comments

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?
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'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?

Oct 30th 2018, 8:22 AM 16,601 Views 50 Comments

Bolsonaro garnered just over 55% in Sunday’s election.

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election
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Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

Oct 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 10,449 Views 10 Comments

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know
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Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know

Oct 7th 2018, 11:23 AM 9,140 Views 14 Comments

Voting today was to start at 8am (11am Irish time). Initial results are expected late this evening.

Brazil's presidential frontrunner stabbed at campaign rally
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Brazil's presidential frontrunner stabbed at campaign rally

Sep 7th 2018, 7:15 AM 8,442 Views 8 Comments

The popular right-wing candidate suffered multiple wounds in the attack.