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# brazil - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Stabbing attack at Brazil daycare kills three children and two staff
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Stabbing attack at Brazil daycare kills three children and two staff

May 4th 2021, 10:36 PM 24,728 Views 14 Comments

Three days of mourning have been declared.

# brazil - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Fresh aid lands as India, Brazil and Canada struggle to contain Covid-19 outbreaks
# Fresh Waves
# Fresh Waves

Fresh aid lands as India, Brazil and Canada struggle to contain Covid-19 outbreaks

May 2nd 2021, 12:42 PM 46,029 Views 19 Comments

India today reported more than 392,000 new cases and nearly 3,700 Covid-19 deaths.

# brazil - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Raging virus outbreaks in India and Brazil fuel record level Covid-19 cases
# India
# India

Raging virus outbreaks in India and Brazil fuel record level Covid-19 cases

May 1st 2021, 7:59 AM 31,397 Views 30 Comments

India reported more than 400,000 cases in 24 hours today, another global record that accounts for 40% of the world’s infections.

# brazil - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

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

Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll

Apr 7th 2021, 9:31 PM 53,078 Views 46 Comments

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

# brazil - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 9th 2021, 7:45 AM 6,021 Views 10 Comments

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

# brazil - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:22 AM 19,890 Views 19 Comments

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

# brazil - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 24th 2021, 5:04 PM 17,049 Views 96 Comments

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

# brazil - Friday 19 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 19th 2021, 9:33 PM 69,970 Views 118 Comments

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

# brazil - Sunday 24 January, 2021

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

Thousands join protests in Brazil calling for Bolsonaro impeachment

Jan 24th 2021, 6:26 PM 18,506 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.

# brazil - Friday 15 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 15th 2021, 3:43 PM 14,710 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 - Friday 18 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 18th 2020, 11:07 AM 16,543 Views 58 Comments

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

# brazil - Thursday 17 December, 2020

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

Brazil records over 1,000 Covid deaths in 24 hours

Dec 17th 2020, 10:51 PM 16,053 Views 28 Comments

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

# brazil - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 1st 2020, 9:10 AM 13,925 Views 48 Comments

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

# brazil - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

Updated Nov 10th 2020, 3:27 PM 32,880 Views 25 Comments

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

# brazil - Monday 9 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 9th 2020, 10:16 AM 43,185 Views 55 Comments

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

# brazil - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 10th 2020, 11:40 AM 11,669 Views 11 Comments

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

# brazil - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,953 Views 29 Comments

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

# brazil - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 14,560 Views 22 Comments

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

# brazil - Friday 11 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 11th 2020, 11:49 AM 32,804 Views 31 Comments

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
# Brazil

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

Aug 17th 2020, 7:27 PM 22,180 Views 10 Comments

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
# Brazil
# Brazil

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 - Sunday 9 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 9th 2020, 7:54 AM 21,505 Views 14 Comments

The country ranks behind only the United States.

# brazil - Friday 7 August, 2020

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million
# Still Rising
# Still Rising

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.

# brazil - Saturday 25 July, 2020

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

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.

# brazil - Friday 17 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 17th 2020, 8:08 AM 45,641 Views 83 Comments

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
# Jeanine Anez
# Jeanine Anez

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.

# brazil - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

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

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

Jul 7th 2020, 4:42 PM 37,481 Views 14 Comments

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
# Brazil
# Brazil

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:31 AM 23,174 Views 15 Comments

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
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

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 26,993 Views 26 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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.

# brazil - Saturday 11 April, 2020

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

Teenage boy living with indigenous Amazonian tribe dies after contracting coronavirus

Apr 11th 2020, 3:02 PM 83,292 Views 21 Comments

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

# brazil - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 10th 2020, 9:22 PM 9,608 Views 5 Comments

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

# brazil - Friday 14 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 14th 2020, 8:00 AM 3,674 Views 1 Comment

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

# brazil - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Pele depressed, reclusive because of poor health
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

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 - Friday 10 January, 2020

Brazil's Supreme Court backs Netflix in 'gay jesus' TV show case
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

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

Jan 10th 2020, 8:10 AM 13,410 Views 35 Comments

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
# First Temptation Of Christ
# First Temptation Of Christ

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

Jan 9th 2020, 7:19 AM 20,060 Views 192 Comments

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'
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

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 - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires
# JAIR BOLSONARA
# JAIR BOLSONARA

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.

# brazil - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

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.

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