Brazil’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been ranked the world’s worst, while New Zealand topped the class, according to research published by a leading Australian think tank on yesterday.
The global COVID-19 vaccination drive gained pace Sunday as Brazil gave its first injections and India pushed on with its massive campaign, while European authorities sought to allay concerns about delays in supplies.
President Jair Bolsonaro drew criticism Tuesday for telling Brazilians not to deal with Covid-19 like “a country of fags,” the far-right leader’s latest controversial outburst on the pandemic.
A record-high number of fires scorched Brazil’s Amazon and Pantanal wetlands last month, official data showed on Sunday.
Brazil became the second country to pass the grim milestone of 100,000 coronavirus deaths Saturday as US President Donald Trump signed executive actions extending economic help in the world’s worst-hit nation.
Brazil registered its 50,000th death from the coronavirus outbreak on Sunday, underlining Latin America’s desperate struggle to contain the disease, as Europe’s gradual emergence from lockdown was marked by Spain reopening its borders.
Keisuke Honda lauds by the football community and others in Brazil.
The right-wing populist president of Brazil wants the football season to resume even though the five-time World Cup winning country is a hotspot of the coronavirus pandemic.
Official launch of the Cambodian branch of the Brazilian Int’l Football Academy.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will skip the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Smoke from bushfires raging across Australia reached Brazil on Tuesday, an arm of the National Institute for Space Research said on Twitter.
Most Brazilian wineries use the Charmat or tank method.
US President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he will restore tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Brazil and Argentina.
Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the state of Rondonia.
Six states in Brazil’s Amazon region request military help to combat record fires.
A court in southern Brazil has forbidden ex-Barcelona striker Ronaldinho from selling 57 of his real estate properties due to an unpaid environmental fine and other debts, a Brazilian newspaper reported on Monday.
Peru will produce a far better performance in the Copa America final against Brazil than their 5-0 defeat by the hosts earlier in the tournament, midfielder Yoshimar Yotun said after his side stunned holders Chile 3-0 in the semi-finals.
In June, during his visit to Argentina, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro advocated the creation of the peso-real, a single currency for Argentina and Brazil, which could later extend to all Mercosur member countries.
The EU and four South American countries have signed a milestone trade agreement. It’s a clear signal to the US president about the importance of free trade.
Neymar is expected to be sidelined for four weeks by the ankle injury that has ruled him out of the Copa America with Brazil, his club Paris Saint-Germain said Saturday.
Australia’s participation in the Copa America is not yet confirmed but would be a “fantastic” opportunity for the Socceroos to test themselves against some of the best players in the world, coach Graham Arnold said yesterday.
Neymar has been replaced as captain of the Brazil national team for next month’s Copa America by Paris St Germain team mate Dani Alves, the country’s football federation (CBF) has said.
Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and Congress.
The FBI is investigating corporate giants for allegedly paying kickbacks.
Brazil is home to more than half of the world’s plant and animal species, but its ecological paradises are facing growing threats from big business and criminal outfits who have found a champion in far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, experts say.
A Spanish court acquits former Barcelona president Rosell, who spent nearly two years in pre-trial custody, of money laundering.
A Brazilian appeals court on Tuesday reduced leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s 12-year sentence for bribery and money laundering.
Executives at Vale SA quashed efforts to audit one of the company’s mining dams.
Brazilian territory will not be used to militarily intervene in Venezuela, says Mourão.
International condemnation of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro grew on Sunday after he deployed troops to block foreign aid convoys, with Brazil branding it criminal and urging allies to join a “liberation effort” of the South American nation.