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# 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 32,893 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 43,212 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
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# Si Señor

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

Oct 10th 2020, 11:40 AM 11,684 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 13,966 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 14,589 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 32,816 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 22,193 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 18,686 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 22,181 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 45,682 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 12,662 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 37,486 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 25,008 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 23,177 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 27,012 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 16,825 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 83,303 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 9,613 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 3,700 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 6,270 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 13,421 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 20,075 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 15,541 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 43,049 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 5,228 Views 0 Comments

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
# Brazil
# Brazil

Amazon deforestation at highest level since 2008

Nov 18th 2019, 10:47 PM 9,459 Views 43 Comments

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

# brazil - Friday 15 November, 2019

Messi hits winner on international return from ban as Argentina overcome Brazil
# He's Back
From The42
# He's Back

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

Nov 15th 2019, 7:43 PM 9,205 Views 0 Comments

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

# brazil - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Rodrygo: I don't want to carry the pressure of replacing Ronaldo
# Burden
From The42
# Burden

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

Nov 13th 2019, 10:22 PM 5,282 Views 2 Comments

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
# CURITIBA
# CURITIBA

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

Nov 8th 2019, 9:28 PM 9,089 Views 6 Comments

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
# Brazil
# Brazil

Indigenous Amazon land defender killed by illegal loggers in ambush

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:43 AM 22,766 Views 33 Comments

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
# Amazon Fires
# Amazon Fires

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

Sep 7th 2019, 1:04 PM 74,661 Views 16 Comments

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
# Burning Ban
# Burning Ban

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

Aug 30th 2019, 9:34 AM 6,648 Views 8 Comments

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
# Amazon
# Amazon

US ready to fight Amazon forest fires ... but only if it involves working with Brazilian government

Aug 29th 2019, 7:08 AM 7,357 Views 15 Comments

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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Aug 28th 2019, 6:00 PM 13,132 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Blazes
# Blazes

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

Updated Aug 27th 2019, 10:16 PM 48,268 Views 75 Comments

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
# Extraordinarily Rude
# Extraordinarily Rude

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Aug 26th 2019, 1:51 PM 93,854 Views 19 Comments

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
# Blazes
# Blazes

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

Aug 25th 2019, 9:33 AM 34,339 Views 37 Comments

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
# Blazes
# Blazes

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

Updated Aug 24th 2019, 7:41 AM 21,819 Views 26 Comments

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