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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some three weeks ago, China, the birthplace of the novel coronavirus, launched an organized process to restart lessons after four months of suspension due to the pandemic. For now, 40 percent of students, mostly in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A contribution on linguistic diversity, aired on state educational television, has triggered a wave of outrage among conservatives and revived debates that were thought to have been overcome long ago. The 16-year-old TV documentary, which...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The United States announced on Sunday, May 24th, through a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump, that as of May 29th, foreigners coming from Brazil will be prevented from entering the country because of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Professor Adrian Hill, a researcher at Oxford University, said in an interview that the promising coronavirus vaccine under development has only a 50 percent chance of success. This is Hill’s effort to show that...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The intensive care unit (ICU) bed occupancy rate in Greater São Paulo yesterday, May 24th, reached 91.8 percent. Throughout the state, the ICU bed occupancy rate stands at 75.7 percent. According to the São Paulo State...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A group of military reserve officers issued a statement supporting the Minister of Institutional Security (GSI), General Augusto Heleno, who spoke of “unforeseeable consequences” should President Jair Bolsonaro be forced to hand over his...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Federal Supreme Court (STF) Presiding Justice José Antonio Dias Toffoli, 53, has been hospitalized, suspected of being infected with coronavirus. According to Marco Polo Dias Freitas, the STF Secretary of Health, the justice was...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Wanderson de Oliveira, the Ministry of Health’s National Surveillance Secretary, announced he will step down on Monday, May 25th. He resigned on April 15th, but then Minister of Health Henrique Mandetta refused to let...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday morning, May 24th, President Jair Bolsonaro took part in yet another rally to support the government in the Three Powers Square in Brasília. The President left the Alvorada Palace, his official residence, by...

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