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# brazil - Monday 19 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 19th 2021, 7:14 AM 12,585 Views 6 Comments

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

# brazil - 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 12,182 Views 6 Comments

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

# brazil - 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 27,890 Views 20 Comments

The Brazilian leader had suffered hiccups since 3 July.

# brazil - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Argentina trophy drought ends for Messi with Copa America triumph over Brazil
# Long Time Coming
From The42
# Long Time Coming

Argentina trophy drought ends for Messi with Copa America triumph over Brazil

Jul 11th 2021, 7:22 AM 20,164 Views 8 Comments

A goal from Angel Di Maria made the difference as Argentina won their first silverware in 28 years.

# brazil - 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 18,148 Views 19 Comments

A Senate committee is investigating government vaccine purchases.

# brazil - Saturday 3 July, 2021

10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot

Jul 3rd 2021, 9:34 AM 8,009 Views 3 Comments

The reigning champions will face Peru who defeated Paraguay on penalties.

# brazil - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Brazil eke out controversial win over Colombia in Copa America
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Brazil eke out controversial win over Colombia in Copa America

Jun 24th 2021, 7:55 AM 9,144 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere, Ecuador and Peru drew 2-2.

'We are already in the third wave': Brazil sets new world record for daily Covid-19 infections
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We are already in the third wave': Brazil sets new world record for daily Covid-19 infections

Jun 24th 2021, 7:18 AM 27,265 Views 11 Comments

The country is already one of the worst-hit countries in the world.

# brazil - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths
# Bolsonaro
# Bolsonaro

Third pandemic wave hits as Brazil passes half million covid deaths

Jun 20th 2021, 8:19 AM 23,149 Views 30 Comments

Many critics blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempt to minimise the disease as the reason behind the toll.

# brazil - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Players and staff among 41 Covid-19 cases recorded at Copa America in Brazil
# Positive Tests
From The42
# Positive Tests

Players and staff among 41 Covid-19 cases recorded at Copa America in Brazil

Jun 15th 2021, 10:52 AM 3,328 Views 0 Comments

The tournament was relocated at the last minute after original hosts Colombia and Argentina were stripped of it.

# brazil - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro

May 30th 2021, 10:27 AM 13,832 Views 19 Comments

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

# brazil - 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'
# BTL
From The42
# BTL

'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 21,678 Views 1 Comment

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

# 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 24,844 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 46,105 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 31,463 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 53,109 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 6,036 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 19,892 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 17,067 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 70,029 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 18,533 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 14,756 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 16,571 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 13,947 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 32,889 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 43,196 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 11,676 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 13,963 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 14,571 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 32,809 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 22,185 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 18,676 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 22,180 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 45,664 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 12,661 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 37,484 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 25,004 Views 19 Comments

The ruling applies whenever he is outdoors in the capital of Brasilia.

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