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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over five months after the first publicly reported cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic in China, a neighbour of the Asian country where the coronavirus began to spread, there are still no deaths from...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - PROCON (Consumer Protection) fined ENEL São Paulo, the company providing electrical power to the state, in excess of R$10.2 million for allegedly providing poor services and violating the Consumer Protection Code. According to the inspection...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One day this pandemic will end and everyone will be back to their routine activities, but not everything will be as before. The confinement period has spurred the development of new habits in people,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Thursday, July 9th, the Chamber of Deputies passed a bill establishing exceptional measures to guarantee the detention of perpetrators during the Covid-19 pandemic to women victims of violence. The bill will proceed to...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday, the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Guard conducted the "Blitz da Vida" (Blitz of Life) Operation, combing Rio's beaches to curb crowds and demand the wearing of masks. In all, there are 81 municipal...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Minas Gerais Deputy Secretary of Health, Marcelo Cabral, reported on Friday, July 10th, that the state government is investigating a potential case of re-infection by the coronavirus. Nurse Libério Tadeu Fonseca, 22, lived in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The new Minister of Education chosen by President Jair Bolsonaro, Pastor Milton Ribeiro, has advocated educating children "with pain" in the past. After his appointment as head of the Ministry of Education (MEC) was announced,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Slow rattling gasps mark the beginning of the end. The dry COVID cough. Then silence. Eyes wide open. Then they reemerge like a drowning victim for one last breath. Relatives scream in desperation, and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "In Venezuela one lives a genuine freedom." With this sentence, the Spanish newspaper El País began its 1976 article on the thousands of immigrants from dictatorial regimes in South America, and even from Spain itself,...



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