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# 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 45,673 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 37,485 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 25,005 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 27,004 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 83,302 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 9,611 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 3,695 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 6,266 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 13,420 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 20,072 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 15,540 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 43,047 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 9,457 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 9,204 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 5,281 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 22,764 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 74,656 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 6,642 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 13,123 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 48,262 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 93,804 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 21,815 Views 26 Comments

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

# brazil - Friday 23 August, 2019

Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon
# Blazes
# Blazes

Varadkar says Ireland will vote against Mercosur deal unless Brazil protects Amazon

Aug 23rd 2019, 7:36 AM 25,272 Views 92 Comments

He also labelled President Bolsonaro’s attacks on NGOs this week as “Orwellian”.

# brazil - Thursday 22 August, 2019

UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

UN calls for protection of Amazon as Bolsonaro claims 'environmental psychosis' hampers Brazil

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:37 PM 18,313 Views 56 Comments

Official figures show nearly 73,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the year.

# brazil - 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 15,492 Views 19 Comments

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

Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country
# Landmark Move
From The42
# Landmark Move

Brazilian striker set to become first player without Chinese ancestry to represent the country

Aug 21st 2019, 9:31 AM 10,884 Views 4 Comments

Elkeson will use the name will the Chinese name ‘Aikesen’ while lining out for Marcello Lippi’s side.

# brazil - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Gunman shot dead by police after holding bus passengers hostage in Rio
# Brazil
# Brazil

Gunman shot dead by police after holding bus passengers hostage in Rio

Updated Aug 20th 2019, 2:45 PM 21,415 Views 5 Comments

The man boarded a bus in Rio de Janeiro earlier today.

# brazil - Friday 9 August, 2019

Brazilian judge dismisses rape case against Neymar
# Sao Paulo
# Sao Paulo

Brazilian judge dismisses rape case against Neymar

Aug 9th 2019, 3:37 PM 12,969 Views 14 Comments

Neymar had denied the allegations.

# brazil - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell
# Clauvino Da Silva
# Clauvino Da Silva

Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell

Aug 6th 2019, 8:23 PM 71,116 Views 23 Comments

Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out the front door of a Rio de Janeiro jail at the weekend.

# brazil - Monday 5 August, 2019

Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid
# Grounded
# Grounded

Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid

Aug 5th 2019, 2:10 PM 53,128 Views 32 Comments

His plan was apparently to leave his 19-year-old daughter inside the jail.