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# Brazil
Brazil senators back criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over Covid policies
The committee does not have the power to bring charges itself.
# Vaccination
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine
The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the pandemic.
# serious assault
Brazilian footballer to be charged with attempted murder after vicious attack on referee
Sao Paulo-RS midfielder William Ribeiro sent the official tumbling to the ground with a punch and then knocked him unconscious with a kick to the back of the neck.
# jair bolsonaro
Protesters fill streets across Brazil to demand impeachment of president
Jair Bolsonaro has come under fire for his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
# brazilians in ireland
Brazilian migration into Ireland: 'There's a mutual compatibility with the Irish'
What is it about Ireland that has attracted a big Brazilian population?
# Brazil
Pele upbeat after surgery to remove a tumour
The football icon gave a health update on his Instagram.
FIFA investigating Brazil-Argentina abandonment after coronavirus fiasco
Premier League players Cristian Romero, Giovani Lo Celso, Emiliano Martinez and Emiliano Buendia were said to have breached Covid-19 regulations.
# hold up
Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier suspended over Covid-19 protocol controversy
The game was halted shortly after kick-off.
# Golden goal
Malcom hits extra-time winner as Brazil retain Olympic crown
Brazil were 2-1 winners after extra time.
# Brazil president
Brazil court rules that Bolsonaro should be investigated for 'vote fraud' claims
The Brazil president has long criticised electronic voting, introduced in Brazil in 1996.
# tokyo 2020
Richarlison fires Brazil into Olympics quarter-finals and Germany exit tournament
Hosts Japan progressed with a thrashing of France.
# jair bolsonaro
Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment for persistent hiccups
The country’s president was admitted on Wednesday due to abdominal pain and persistent hiccups.
# Brazil
Brazil’s Bolsonaro recovering in hospital and unlikely to need surgery, says son
The president was admitted on Wednesday following days suffering chronic hiccups.
# Brazil
Brazil's Bolsonaro in hospital following persistent hiccups, may need surgery to remove obstruction
The Brazilian leader had suffered hiccups since 3 July.
# Long Time Coming
Argentina trophy drought ends for Messi with Copa America triumph over Brazil
A goal from Angel Di Maria made the difference as Argentina won their first silverware in 28 years.
# Brazil
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro slams corruption probe with foul language
A Senate committee is investigating government vaccine purchases.
# Wrap
10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot
The reigning champions will face Peru who defeated Paraguay on penalties.
# Wrap
Brazil eke out controversial win over Colombia in Copa America
Elsewhere, Ecuador and Peru drew 2-2.
# Coronavirus
'We are already in the third wave': Brazil sets new world record for daily Covid-19 infections
The country is already one of the worst-hit countries in the world.
# Bolsonaro
Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.
# Positive tests
Players and staff among 41 Covid-19 cases recorded at Copa America in Brazil
The tournament was relocated at the last minute after original hosts Colombia and Argentina were stripped of it.
# Brazil
Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro
The protests are focused on the Bolsonaro regime’s pandemic response, which has claimed more than 461,000 lives here.
'The only rational thing that you can have with it is a love/hate relationship, and that's what I have'
South American football expert Tim Vickery is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.
# Tragedy
Stabbing attack at Brazil daycare kills three children and two staff
Three days of mourning have been declared.
# fresh waves
Fresh aid lands as India, Brazil and Canada struggle to contain Covid-19 outbreaks
India today reported more than 392,000 new cases and nearly 3,700 Covid-19 deaths.
# India
Raging virus outbreaks in India and Brazil fuel record level Covid-19 cases
India reported more than 400,000 cases in 24 hours today, another global record that accounts for 40% of the world’s infections.
# Bolsonaro
Brazil president rejects lockdown despite record Covid-19 death toll
Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 4,195 deaths yesterday.
# Brazil
Corruption charges against Brazil's ex-leader Lula overturned, leaving him free to run in 2022 election
Reacting to the ruling outside the presidential palace, Bolsonaro accused the judge of bias.
# Coronavirus
Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus
Last week was Brazil’s deadliest of the pandemic, with 8,244 deaths from the virus.
# international travel
Mandatory quarantine proposals will be seen as harsh by some and insufficient by others, says minister
The new legislation is being debated in the Dáil this afternoon.
# Coronavirus
Three cases of new Covid-19 variant, first identified in Brazil, reported in Ireland
All of the cases identified are directly associated with recent travel from Brazil.
# Brazil
Thousands join protests in Brazil calling for Bolsonaro impeachment
Cars paraded through the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and at least a dozen other cities as other protesters marched on foot.
# international travel
No plans to ban South American passengers as there are no direct flights into Ireland
Travellers from South America are no longer allowed to come into the UK, amid fears over a new virus variant first identified in Brazil.
# Coronavirus
Brazil’s supreme court rules Covid-19 vaccination can be made mandatory
Around one-fifth of Brazilians say they will not get inoculated against the virus.
# Brazil
Brazil records over 1,000 Covid deaths in 24 hours
The new fatalities have taken Brazil’s total from the coronavirus pandemic to almost 185,000 deaths.
# Brazil
Amazon deforestation reaches 12-year high after area larger than Jamaica removed in last year
11,088 square kilometres of forest was destroyed in Brazil last year.
# covid19
Commission president says contract for up to 300 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine will be authorised
Von der Leyen today described the vaccine as “the most promising so far”.
# US Election
Russia, China, Brazil among nations staying silent as world congratulates Biden
Western allies, including the German Chancellor and Taoiseach Micheál Martin – welcomed a fresh start with Washington.
# Si Señor
Firmino's double helps Brazil making winning start to World Cup qualifiers
The Liverpool star played a key role in his country’s 5-0 victory over Bolivia at the Cornthians Arena.
# nine months
Global Covid-19 death toll passes one million - but the true figure is likely higher
The US has so far recorded the most deaths from the virus.