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# jair-bolsonaro - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Brazil senators back criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over Covid policies
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# Brazil

Brazil senators back criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over Covid policies

Oct 27th 2021, 7:19 AM 9,920 Views 4 Comments

The committee does not have the power to bring charges itself.

# jair-bolsonaro - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro confirms he won't get Covid-19 vaccine

Oct 14th 2021, 7:44 AM 25,874 Views 19 Comments

The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the pandemic.

# jair-bolsonaro - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Protesters fill streets across Brazil to demand impeachment of president
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# Jair Bolsonaro

Protesters fill streets across Brazil to demand impeachment of president

Oct 3rd 2021, 9:39 AM 12,734 Views 3 Comments

Jair Bolsonaro has come under fire for his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

# jair-bolsonaro - Thursday 5 August, 2021

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

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

Aug 5th 2021, 7:23 AM 11,414 Views 18 Comments

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

# jair-bolsonaro - Monday 19 July, 2021

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment for persistent hiccups
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# Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment for persistent hiccups

Jul 19th 2021, 7:14 AM 12,595 Views 6 Comments

The country’s president was admitted on Wednesday due to abdominal pain and persistent hiccups.

# jair-bolsonaro - Friday 16 July, 2021

Brazil’s Bolsonaro recovering in hospital and unlikely to need surgery, says son
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazil’s Bolsonaro recovering in hospital and unlikely to need surgery, says son

Jul 16th 2021, 7:23 AM 12,191 Views 6 Comments

The president was admitted on Wednesday following days suffering chronic hiccups.

# jair-bolsonaro - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Brazil's Bolsonaro in hospital following persistent hiccups, may need surgery to remove obstruction
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazil's Bolsonaro in hospital following persistent hiccups, may need surgery to remove obstruction

Jul 14th 2021, 10:25 PM 27,964 Views 20 Comments

The Brazilian leader had suffered hiccups since 3 July.

# jair-bolsonaro - Friday 9 July, 2021

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

# jair-bolsonaro - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro

May 30th 2021, 10:27 AM 13,847 Views 19 Comments

The protests are focused on the Bolsonaro regime’s pandemic response, which has claimed more than 461,000 lives here.

# jair-bolsonaro - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

'The only rational thing that you can have with it is a love/hate relationship, and that's what I have'
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From The42
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'The only rational thing that you can have with it is a love/hate relationship, and that's what I have'

May 25th 2021, 11:51 AM 21,748 Views 1 Comment

South American football expert Tim Vickery is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

# jair-bolsonaro - 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 18,540 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.

# jair-bolsonaro - 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 16,604 Views 58 Comments

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

# jair-bolsonaro - 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.

# jair-bolsonaro - 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.

# jair-bolsonaro - 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.

# jair-bolsonaro - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Brazil facing claims it's trying to hide scale of crisis as it stops publishing running total of Covid-19 deaths
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# Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil facing claims it's trying to hide scale of crisis as it stops publishing running total of Covid-19 deaths

Jun 7th 2020, 10:45 AM 28,675 Views 42 Comments

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tweeted yesterday that disease totals are “not representative” of the country’s current situation.

# jair-bolsonaro - Friday 13 March, 2020

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus
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# 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.

# jair-bolsonaro - 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.

# jair-bolsonaro - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 27th 2019, 10:16 PM 48,267 Views 75 Comments

Macron and Bolsonaro have been engaged in a diplomatic spat in recent days.

# jair-bolsonaro - Monday 26 August, 2019

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife
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# Extraordinarily Rude

Macron attacks Bolsonaro after sexist Facebook post about his wife

Aug 26th 2019, 1:51 PM 93,851 Views 19 Comments

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was responding to a Facebook post which sought to compare both leaders’ wives.

# jair-bolsonaro - 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.

# jair-bolsonaro - 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.

# jair-bolsonaro - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 21st 2019, 7:08 PM 15,493 Views 19 Comments

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

# jair-bolsonaro - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms
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From The42
# Not Having It

'We knew the losing team would look for someone to blame' - Copa America ref hits back at Messi criticisms

Jul 10th 2019, 5:06 PM 4,232 Views 1 Comment

Ecuadoran official Roddy Zambrano was thrust into the spotlight after last week’s semi-final between Argentina and Brazil.

# jair-bolsonaro - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival
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# Jair Bolsonaro

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

Mar 7th 2019, 7:22 AM 22,748 Views 25 Comments

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

# jair-bolsonaro - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'Bad Brazilian'? Gisele Bündchen doesn't think she is - just a gal looking to save the trees
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From The Daily Edge
# Bad Brazilian

'Bad Brazilian'? Gisele Bündchen doesn't think she is - just a gal looking to save the trees

Jan 17th 2019, 4:45 PM 2,897 Views 0 Comments

A war of words broke out over her perceived ‘slacktivism’.

# jair-bolsonaro - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president
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# Jair Bolsonaro

'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president

Jan 1st 2019, 6:56 PM 15,923 Views 35 Comments

“The USA is with you!” Trump tweeted out today in response to Bolsonaro’s inauguration speech.

# jair-bolsonaro - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro
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# Jair Bolsonaro

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:30 AM 26,330 Views 130 Comments

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

# jair-bolsonaro - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?
# Far-right
# Far-right

'Tropical Trump': Who is Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro?

Oct 30th 2018, 8:22 AM 16,622 Views 41 Comments

Bolsonaro garnered just over 55% in Sunday’s election.

# jair-bolsonaro - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election
# Bolsonaro V Haddad
# Bolsonaro V Haddad

Polarising presidential candidates seek broader appeal ahead of Brazil's run-off election

Oct 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 10,455 Views 11 Comments

The two remaining candidates launched rejigged campaigns this week.

# jair-bolsonaro - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know
# Explainer
# Explainer

Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know

Oct 7th 2018, 11:23 AM 9,148 Views 14 Comments

Voting today was to start at 8am (11am Irish time). Initial results are expected late this evening.

# jair-bolsonaro - Friday 7 September, 2018

Brazil's presidential frontrunner stabbed at campaign rally
# Jair Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil's presidential frontrunner stabbed at campaign rally

Sep 7th 2018, 7:15 AM 8,445 Views 8 Comments

The popular right-wing candidate suffered multiple wounds in the attack.