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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, reported Tuesday, June 22, that 72% of the country's indigenous population has already been vaccinated against Covid-19 with both doses. The statement came during a meeting with Supreme Court...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro said on March 3 that the Armed Forces can and should help administer Covid-19 vaccines to the population. "The Armed Forces are at our disposal to also begin to vaccinate, collaborate to...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "There is not the slightest possibility of engaging the Armed Forces in an adventure. We are under the winds of democracy, and we will remain so," Supreme Court (STF) Justice Marco Aurélio Mello, the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With his popularity wavering, Jair Bolsonaro has increased the number of military officers in his government. The presence of Armed Forces representatives in the Executive Branch had never been this great since the restoration...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Defense is discussing with the Jair Bolsonaro administration ways to pull the Armed Forces from Operation Acolhida, designed to host and serve Venezuelans. Considered a model by the United Nations, the operation...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s leader Jair Bolsonaro is moving to assert control of the nation’s independent health regulator, ANVISA, a move some health experts fear will politicize the agency and give the president, one of the world’s...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES) reported on Wednesday, May 8th, that it decided to suspend grants for master and doctorate scholarships. The advisor to the body linked to...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The mayor of Pacaraima, Juliano Torquato, said this week in the Senate that the municipality is on the verge of social collapse with the growing number of Venezuelans arriving and...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Defense confirmed on Tuesday, May 7th, the blocking of R$5.8 (US$1.4) billion in the budget of the Armed Forces. The amount was announced in the morning by President...

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