Tag: Politics

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Due to the slow response to the fast-spreading contamination by COVID-19 by the governments of the countries that make up the Amazon region, an Amazon non-governmental group, Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As the world starts to consider Brazil as the new hotspot of the coronavirus pandemic, the United States, through its embassy and consulates, has been trying to aid its citizens still present in the country. “Due...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The losses to the hotel sector in the month of April in Rio de Janeiro state, due to the pandemic of the Covid-19 and isolation measures, has been estimated at R$130 million, according to sector...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After weeks of public bickering over how to handle the Covid-19 pandemic, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro finally fired the country’s Health Minister, Luiz Henrique Mandetta, on Thursday afternoon, April 16th. Bolsonaro announced as his replacement...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The state of Amazonas in the Northern region of Brazil is expected to be the first state in Brazil to face a health system collapse because of the new coronavirus. The epicenter of the crisis...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The measures announced by some Brazilian governors of social distancing and quarantine have led to tension between these executives and the mayors of the cities in their states. One of the biggest battles has...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Amid the global Covid-19 health crisis, a new United States diplomat arrived in Brasilia on Sunday to take his position as the North American ambassador to Brazil. Todd C. Chapman was appointed by U.S. President...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – As the cases of Covid-19 rise in Brazil, indigenous leaders and those who work with the many indigenous communities in the country are extremely worried about what will happen if the virus reaches the reservations....
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Last Saturday Brazilian criminal organizations that control some of Rio de Janeiro’s most populous favela communities declared a curfew for residents due to the fear of the Covid-19 contamination. Some residents say that quarantine adherence...



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