Brazil formalized a criminal investigation last week into President Jair Bolsonaro’s response to the pandemic. It could lead to his impeachment. The country just passed 400,000 total fatalities so far, with no significant slowdown in sight. With support from the…
By Simon Ostrovsky, Charles Lyons
Foes and allies of President Jair Bolsonaro are pleading for him to change course to stem a recent surge of the virus, but he continues to refuse restrictions on activity and promotes unproven cures for the disease.
By Mauricio Savarese, Débora Álvares, Associated Press
Brazil's hospitals are faltering as a highly contagious coronavirus variant tears through the country.
By David Biller, Débora Álvares, Associated Press
Conclusion of the program means environmental agencies will once again be responsible for monitoring the country's rainforest.
By Diane Jeantet, Associated Press
By Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Associated Press
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has suffered a setback as most of the dozens of candidates he backed for municipal elections failed to secure victories or spots in runoffs.
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro overruled his own health minister on Wednesday, rejecting the announced purchase of 46 million doses of CoronaVac, a potential vaccine against COVID-19 being tested in Sao Paulo state.
By David Biller, Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest, telling the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders on Tuesday that his country has been wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain.
By Mauricio Savarese, David Biller, Associated Press
This year’s burning season could determine whether Bolsonaro, an avid supporter of bringing more farming and ranching to the Amazon, is willing and able to halt the fires.
By Débora Álvares, Associated Press
The top court's justices voted unanimously that the government must install health checkpoints for isolated Indigenous villages plus draft and implement a plan to remove outsiders now within protected areas illegally.
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