RIO DE JANEIRO (REUTERS) – The corner bars are jammed once again with rambunctious crowds in Brazil’s largest cities, but health experts warn that the easing of Covid-19 restrictions is premature and will deepen the world’s second deadliest pandemic. “People
We spend our days watching ambulances, as Covid-19 rips through the country. By Vanessa Barbara Ms. Barbara is a contributing opinion writer who focuses on Brazilian politics, culture and everyday life. SÃO PAULO, Brazil — From the balcony of my
SAO PAULO (AFP) – In almost three decades of working in Sao Paulo’s largest cemetery, the oldest gravediggers can’t remember performing more than 10 night burials. But since the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic swept across Brazil, that exception
RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – President Jair Bolsonaro has issued a series of decrees further relaxing gun control laws in Brazil, one of the far-right leader’s signature issues. The four decrees, issued late on Friday (Feb 12), increase the number
Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has suffered its worst deforestation for 12 years. An area of 11,088 km2 (2.7 million acres) – seven times the size of London – was lost in a year. The official data from Brazil’s space research agency
BRASILIA (REUTERS) – A Brazilian fashion clothes brand has removed ads for its line of shorts for men and women that used an image of Lord Ganesh, one of the most revered deities of Hinduism, in response to complaints of
BRASILIA/MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) – The presidents of Latin America’s two largest countries have held back from congratulating Mr Joe Biden for winning the US presidential election, even as other leaders of allied countries around the globe sent their best wishes.
SAO PAOLO (AFP) – Outrage erupted in Brazil Tuesday (Nov 3) over video footage of a rape trial where the defendant’s attorney verbally attacked and humiliated the alleged victim, leaving her in tears and vainly begging the judge to intervene.
BRASILIA (REUTERS) – The readiness of the Brazilian Navy has not been affected by the coronavirus outbreak, despite 8 per cent of personnel catching the virus and 549 people dying of Covid-19, its commander said on Tuesday (Oct 27). Admiral
A kid arrives to Escola Nova school as students’ drawings celebrating the return of classes are seen on the wall, after a new decision of the Justice of Rio de Janeiro allowing the return to private schools amid the the