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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - There is worldwide protest against the decision of Deutsche Welle German public international broadcaster (DW) to part with author João Paulo Cuenca due to making a satirical statement targeting President Jair Bolsonaro. Journalists, writers and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since the beginning of the Covid-19 health crisis, the Mexican government has adopted a rather dubious strategy in communications to its population. The Mexican authorities claim to have taken in their stride this new virus...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The novel coronavirus pandemic pushed unemployment in Chile in the March-May quarter to 11.2 percent, its highest figure in a decade, the National Institute of Statistics (INE) reported on Tuesday, June 30th. The national unemployment...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Members of the Centrão party bloc are staking their bets on supporting President Jair Bolsonaro against the economic team's resistance to extending the transfer of funds to municipalities - a measure that is part...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As of today, July 1st, the European Union will open its external borders, closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus crisis, to 14 countries considered "safe", including Uruguay, the only Latin American country on...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Judge Daniele Maranhão Costa, of the TRF-1 (1st Region Federal Appellate Court), overturned the temporary restraining order issued by a federal district court that ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a mask when going...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday afternoon, June 30th, the Jair Bolsonaro government confirmed the payment of two additional installments of the R$600 (US$120) emergency aid. For mothers in charge of their families, the amount is R$1,200. The benefit,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the wake of increased spending to tackle the novel coronavirus pandemic by federal, state and municipal governments, Brazil's public debt grew sharply in May. Data released on Tuesday, June 30th, by the Central Bank...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In August, Brazil will conduct a study to assess the impact of cannabis on the mental health of health care professionals involved in treating patients infected with the coronavirus (Covid-19). The study was approved...



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