- Anti-vaxxers with swastika signs clash with Brazilian city council over vaccine passport mandate
Porto Alegre, Brazil, council members were set to hold a vote on approving the controversial measure when demonstrators entered the auditorium and shouted down the politicians.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 19:48:30 GMT.
- Covid 19 Brazil: President Jair Bolsonaro should face charges, inquiry finds
A Brazilian Senate report recommended Wednesday (local time) pursuing crimes against humanity and other charges against President Jair Bolsonaro for allegedly bungling Brazil's response to Covid-19 and contributing to the ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 21 Oct 2021 10:00:00 +1200.
- Covid: Brazil's Bolsonaro 'should be charged with crimes against humanity'
Brazil's president should be charged with crimes against humanity, a Senate-led inquiry says.
BBC News. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 16:37:09 GMT.
- Bolsonaro should be charged with crimes against humanity for Covid errors, says senate panel
A Brazilian senate committee on Wednesday recommended that President Jair Bolsonaro face at least 10 charges, including crimes against humanity, over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report published in local media.
News Wires. France 24. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:13:32 GMT.
- Brazil's president should face homicide charges over 95,000 COVID-19 deaths, draft report finds
Brazil's president should face homicide charges over errors that led to an estimated 95,000 COVID-19 deaths, a draft of a major inquiry report has found.
Sky News. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 09:48:00 +0100.
- Bolsonaro's Pandemic Handling Draws Explosive Allegation: Homicide
A long-awaited report from a panel of Brazilian senators concludes that Jair Bolsonaro purposely let the coronavirus kill Brazilians in a failed bid for herd immunity.
Jack Nicas. New York Times. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 03:30:36 +0000.
- Brazil nixes welfare expansion announcement amid currency sell-off
It remains to be seen if the government will now modify its plans for the scheme.
Straits Times. Wed, 20 Oct 2021 06:34:30 +0800.
- Embraer, Fokker eye joint projects
Brazil's Embraer and the Netherlands' Fokker Services and Fokker Techniek have agreed to explore opportunities to work together in the defence, commercial, and ...
Janes 360. Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:05:10 Z.
- TechnipFMC (FTI) Clinches Substantial Contract From Petrobras
The Coral do Atlantico is the third of TechnipFMC's (FTI) pipelay support vessels to be hired by Petrobras on a long-term charter in 2021, showing higher demand for flexibles in the Brazilian market.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 16:48:00 GMT.
- Football Australia boss to meet with Matildas squad ahead of Brazil clash
James Johnson will meet with the Matildas in camp this week ahead of the independent review into misconduct, being conducted by Sport Integrity Australia.
Dominic Bossi. Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 18 Oct 2021 19:30:00 +1100.
- Liverpool's Alisson and Fabinho to finish quarantine in Spain after international break
Liverpool's Brazilian duo Alisson Becker and defender Fabinho will travel directly to Spain from international duty to complete their Covid-19 quarantine.
BBC News. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:06:13 GMT.
- 31% increase in Jewish immigration to Israel in 2021 so far
Fewer people moving from Russia, but US, France, Ukraine, Belarus, Argentina, UK, Brazil, South Africa and Ethiopia all see an uptick in rate, despite pandemic
Times of Israel. Sun, 10 Oct 2021 10:11:25 +0000.
- Brazil's inflation hits double digits, punishing the poor
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – It’s something Brazilians have rarely seen in a quarter century, and the last time they did, in 2016, it helped set up a president’s downfall: Double-digit inflation. ...
David Biller, Diane Jeantet. Washington Times. Fri, 08 Oct 2021 08:50:20 -0400.
- WATCH: Pinwheel memorial offers space to grieve for COVID victims
A makeshift memorial comprised of thousands of pinwheels has sprung up in Sao Paulo, Brazil, seeking to give the families of COVID-19 victims who were unable to hold funerals a space to grieve.
ABC News. Thu, 07 Oct 2021 16:22:28 -0400.
- Huge stash of Nazi memorabilia found at home of alleged pedophile in Brazil
Police in Rio de Janeiro have recovered a vast trove of Nazi uniforms, memorabilia and weapons worth almost $3.5 million at the home of an alleged pedophile, according to reports.
Fox News. Thu, 07 Oct 2021 20:20:38 GMT.
Facts About Brazil
The Federative Republic of Brazil is located in the east central portion
of South America. Its bicameral National Congress consists of a
Federal Senate and a Chamber of Deputies. Brazil's capital city is
Brasilia; its major cities include Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's national currency is the Real, which equals 100 centavos.
The primary language used by Brazilians is Portuguese and, in 2020,
Brazil's estimated population was 212,559,417.
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