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# bolsonaro - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims
# Brazil President
# Brazil President

Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims

Aug 5th 2021, 7:23 AM 11,396 Views 18 Comments

The Brazil president has long criticised electronic voting, introduced in Brazil in 1996.

# bolsonaro - Friday 9 July, 2021

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro slams corruption probe with foul language
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# Brazil

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro slams corruption probe with foul language

Jul 9th 2021, 7:55 AM 18,154 Views 19 Comments

A Senate committee is investigating government vaccine purchases.

# bolsonaro - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
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# Bolsonaro

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths

Jun 20th 2021, 8:19 AM 23,159 Views 30 Comments

Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.

# bolsonaro - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll
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# Bolsonaro

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll

Apr 7th 2021, 9:31 PM 53,115 Views 46 Comments

Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 4,195 deaths yesterday.

# bolsonaro - Friday 13 March, 2020

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus
# In The Clear
# In The Clear

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus

Mar 13th 2020, 6:50 PM 17,644 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.

# bolsonaro - Sunday 22 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 22nd 2019, 12:00 PM 15,539 Views 20 Comments

It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.

# bolsonaro - Monday 26 August, 2019

G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest
# Fires
# Fires

G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest

Aug 26th 2019, 10:45 PM 8,688 Views 32 Comments

Aircraft have poured thousands of litres of water on the rainforest.

# bolsonaro - Thursday 22 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:37 PM 18,311 Views 56 Comments

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

# bolsonaro - Monday 29 October, 2018

'Tropical Trump' Bolsonaro elected president of Brazil
# BRAZIL VOTE
# BRAZIL VOTE

'Tropical Trump' Bolsonaro elected president of Brazil

Oct 29th 2018, 8:25 AM 18,740 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump has congratulated Bolsonaro (63) who has pledged to govern “following the Bible and the constitution”.

# bolsonaro - Monday 8 October, 2018

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory
# First Round
# First Round

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory

Oct 8th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,286 Views 55 Comments

The former paratrooper was stabbed while campaigning in September.