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Brazil hits 150,000 deaths from COVID-19 milestone

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 150,000 on Saturday evening, despite signs that the pandemic is slowly retreating in Latin America’s largest nation. The Brazilian Ministry of Health reported that the death toll now stands at 150,198. According to the Johns Hopkins University, this number is the second highest in the world after the US. The …

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How Trump Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro got coronavirus. What can we learn from it?

Few world leaders are compared to President Donald Trump as often as Jair Bolsonaro. Like Trump, the Brazilian president is a polarizing right-wing populist who tends to humiliate women and minorities, attack the news media and use Twitter to bolster his increasingly nationalist base. Also – like Trump – Bolsonaro got COVID-19. Now, just 32 days before the U.S. presidential …

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Defender of the Amazon tribes killed in Brazil: NPR

Reili Franciscato, pictured in 1997, at the Purus in Brazil. Franciscato died Wednesday in the Amazon rainforest, shot with an arrow. Todd Lewan / AP Hide label Toggle labeling Todd Lewan / AP Reili Franciscato, pictured in 1997, at the Purus in Brazil. Franciscato died Wednesday in the Amazon rainforest, shot with an arrow. Todd Lewan / AP Environmentalists in …

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Amazon tribes use drones to track deforestation in Brazil

The 28-year-old belongs to a 250-strong tribe called Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau. The community, which remained isolated from the outside world until the 1980s, lives in a legally protected rainforest area covering an area of ​​7,000 square miles in the state of Rondonia in western Brazil. They rely on the forest to grow and gather food, hunt, fish, and buy medicine. But the …

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Bolsonaro’s attempt to end the debate over mysterious arrears in Brazil

Brazil’s social media savvy leader is facing what is perhaps the worst online backlash of his presidency after unsuccessfully attempting to resolve questions about his family’s financial affairs by warning a journalist he was about to “smash his face” on. Jair Bolsonaro issued the threat Sunday after a reporter from a leading Brazilian newspaper asked him to explain why a …

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Brazil reached – CNN

The death milestone is less than five months after Brazil recorded its first Covid-19-related death. The ministry said 100,477 people lost their lives and 3,012,412 were infected. 905 people have died of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. The day was marked by expressions of solidarity with the families of the victims and critics of the federal government. Many Twitter …

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Corona virus live news: Brazil sees daily record cases as Hong Kong on the verge of a “widespread outbreak” of world news

8:28 p.m. Summertime 20:28 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attended his first public event since his recovery from Covid-19 on Wednesday despite refusing to speak, AP reports. The Brazilian president usually last speaks in the presidential palace, but Bolsonaro followed the event only by recognizing women working in rural areas of Latin America and left the room after it ended. He …

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