Brazil tops 25,000 coronavirus deaths

Brazil tops 25,000 coronavirus deaths

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil's death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed 25,000 on Wednesday (May 27), as the country emerged as the latest epicenter in the pandemic.
Brazil leads daily coronavirus deaths for fifth straight day

Brazil leads daily coronavirus deaths for fifth straight day

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil reported on Tuesday (May 26) the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped the list.
Coronavirus infects 38 indigenous groups in Brazil

Coronavirus infects 38 indigenous groups in Brazil

SAO PAULO: The coronavirus pandemic has hit 38 indigenous groups in Brazil, raising fears for populations that have a history of being decimated by outside diseases, the Brazilian Indigenous Peoples' Association (APIB) said Friday (May 15). 
Brazil tops 10,000 deaths from COVID-19

Brazil tops 10,000 deaths from COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil, the hardest-hit Latin American country in the coronavirus pandemic, has surpassed 10,000 deaths, according to figures released Saturday (May 9) by the Ministry of Health.
Ronaldinho and brother under house arrest in Paraguay

Ronaldinho and brother under house arrest in Paraguay

Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho is released from prison and placed under house arrest in Paraguay.
Ronaldinho accused of using fake passport to enter Paraguay

Ronaldinho accused of using fake passport to enter Paraguay

Former Brazilian football star Ronaldinho and his brother have been detained in Paraguay after allegedly using fake passports to enter the South American country, authorities said on Wednesday (Mar 4).
21 dead as torrential rain hits Brazil

21 dead as torrential rain hits Brazil

At least 21 people have been killed in torrential rain that hit the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, triggering flash floods and destroying homes, authorities said on Tuesday (Mar 3).
Amazon tribes meet to counter Bolsonaro's environmental threats

Amazon tribes meet to counter Bolsonaro's environmental threats

Dozens of Amazon indigenous leaders have gathered in the heart of the threatened rainforest to form an alliance against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy and his threats to throw their homelands open to mining concerns.
Brazil oil auction raises disappointing US$17 billion: Official

Brazil oil auction raises disappointing US$17 billion: Official

Brazil's auction of drilling rights to four deep-sea oil fields raised a disappointing US$17 billion on Wednesday (Nov 6), officials said, well short of expectations for the highly-anticipated mega sale.
Neymar limps off as Brazil draw with Nigeria

Neymar limps off as Brazil draw with Nigeria

Neymar limped off injured early on as Brazil played out a 1-1 friendly draw against a spirited Nigeria at the Singapore National Stadium on Sunday (Oct 13).
At least 10 dead in Rio hospital blaze

At least 10 dead in Rio hospital blaze

A fire erupted in a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, leaving at least 10 people dead and forcing medical staff and desperate relatives to rescue patients from the smoke-filled wards.
Amazon countries meet to bolster rainforest protection

Amazon countries meet to bolster rainforest protection

Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday (Sep 6) to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation.
Neymar and PSG left to pick up pieces as transfer saga ends

Neymar and PSG left to pick up pieces as transfer saga ends

Neymar's decision to join Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 was motivated by a desire to establish himself as the best player in the world, but a troubled time in the French capital has left the Brazilian at risk of wasting the best years of his career.
Brazil's Bolsonaro to stop using France's Bic pens amid spat

Brazil's Bolsonaro to stop using France's Bic pens amid spat

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday (Aug 30) he will stop using disposable pens made by France's Bic to sign official documents, while a diplomatic spat continues over fires in the Amazon basin.
Brazilian minister meets Trump, says on 'same page' over Amazon fires

Brazilian minister meets Trump, says on 'same page' over Amazon fires

Brazil and the United States believe the international community should have no say in confronting fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo said Friday (Aug 30) after meeting President Donald Trump.
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