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#Brazil

# brazil - Friday 11 September, 2020

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.

# brazil - Monday 17 August, 2020

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.

# brazil - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

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.

# brazil - Sunday 9 August, 2020

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

The country ranks behind only the United States.

# brazil - Friday 7 August, 2020

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million

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

# brazil - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Brazilian president says he has tested negative for coronavirus

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

# brazil - Friday 17 July, 2020

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

# brazil - Friday 10 July, 2020

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.

# brazil - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

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

# brazil - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

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.

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.

# brazil - Saturday 13 June, 2020

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.

# brazil - Friday 5 June, 2020

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.

# brazil - Saturday 11 April, 2020

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.

# brazil - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

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.

# brazil - Friday 14 February, 2020

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.

# brazil - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

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.

# brazil - Friday 10 January, 2020

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.

# brazil - Thursday 9 January, 2020

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

Thousands of people signed a petition asking that it be withdrawn.

# brazil - Sunday 22 December, 2019

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

It sparked outrage among media outlets in Brazil.

# brazil - Saturday 30 November, 2019

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.

# brazil - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

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.

# brazil - Monday 18 November, 2019

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

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

# brazil - Friday 15 November, 2019

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.

# brazil - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

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.

# brazil - Friday 8 November, 2019

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

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

# brazil - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

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

# brazil - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

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

# brazil - Friday 30 August, 2019

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

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

# brazil - Thursday 29 August, 2019

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.

# brazil - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

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.

# brazil - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

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.

# brazil - Monday 26 August, 2019

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.

# brazil - Sunday 25 August, 2019

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

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

# brazil - Saturday 24 August, 2019

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.

# brazil - Friday 23 August, 2019

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”.

# brazil - Thursday 22 August, 2019

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.

# brazil - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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

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

From The42 Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country Landmark Move

Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country

Elkeson will use the name will the Chinese name ‘Aikesen’ while lining out for Marcello Lippi’s side.

# brazil - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Gunman shot dead by police after holding bus passengers hostage in Rio

The man boarded a bus in Rio de Janeiro earlier today.

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