Showing posts with label Brazil. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brazil. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Death Toll From Storms, Landslides In Brazil Rises To 46

The death toll from storms and landslides in Brazil has risen to 46, with rescue teams continuing the search for over 40 missing persons, Brazilian media reported on Tuesday.

Monday, February 20, 2023

At least 24 dead in Brazil flooding, landslides

Flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Brazil claimed at least 24 lives on Carnival weekend in southeast Sao Paulo state, authorities said Sunday.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Brazil President Lula says intelligence services failed ahead of Jan. 8 Brasilia riot

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Wednesday his intelligence services had failed on January 8, when Brasilia buildings were stormed by supporters of far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro.

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Former Bolsonaro justice minister arrested over Brazil riots

Brazil’s former Minister of Justice and Public Security Anderson Torres, who was in charge of security in Brasilia during the invasion of government buildings last week, has been arrested on suspicion of “omission” and “connivance”.

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Brazil Acts Against Bolsonaro Backers; New Protest Fizzles

 Brazilian federal prosecutors on Wednesday requested the investigation of three congressional allies of former President Jair Bolsonaro for allegedly inciting the worst attack on the country's democratic institutions in decades.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Around 1,500 Brazilians Arrested after Storming Capital

Those arrested supported former President Jair Bolsonaro who, like the former US President Donald Trump, pushed a narrative of electoral fraud for months without evidence, SBS News reported.

Monday, January 9, 2023

Brazilian security forces regain control of Congress building, arrest more than 400 protesters

Security forces in Brazil regained control of the National Congress building Sunday and arrested 170 supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro who were among the hundreds of protesters who stormed inside and ransacked the legislative chambers.

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Truck drivers continue to block roads in Brazil after presidential election

Truck drivers in Brazil blocked highways Friday as supporters of outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro continued to demonstrate against Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's victory in a presidential runoff.

Monday, October 31, 2022

‘There are not two Brazils’: Lula pledges to govern a reunified country

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva vowed Sunday to govern a reunified Brazil after beating far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in a tight runoff on Sunday for the presidency.

Monday, October 3, 2022

Brazil’s presidential elections set for second-round run-off

Brazil’s top two presidential candidates will face off later this month in a runoff vote after neither of them garnered enough support to win outright.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Brazilian president rejects sanctions against Russia to guarantee fertilizer imports -

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated Monday his opposition to economic sanctions against Russia, in order to retain the supply of Russian fertilizer imports to Brazilian agribusiness.

Monday, May 30, 2022

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Death toll from police raid in Brazil rises to 21

The death toll from a police raid in a poor neighborhood in northern Rio de Janeiro has risen to 21, authorities in Brazil said Tuesday.  

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Brazil's Senate Accuses Bolsonaro of Mass Homicide as Herd Immunity Policy Fails - Reports - Sputnik International

(Sputnik) - An investigation by a Brazilian congressional panel concluded that President Jair Bolsonaro intentionally let COVID-19 kill at least 300,000 Brazilians in a failed bid to achieve herd immunity, the New York Times said on Tuesday, citing an official report set to be released later in the week.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Brazil chief justice says top court ‘will not tolerate threats’ | Al Jazeera

The chief justice of Brazil’s Supreme Court has said encouraging people to disobey the court’s rulings is an anti-democratic act, a day after President Jair Bolsonaro said he would not obey the decisions of a member of the court.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Brazil Top Justice Orders Bolsonaro Investigated for Fraud Claims - FARS

(FNA)- A Brazilian Supreme Court justice ruled that President Jair Bolsonaro should be investigated for making unproven claims that Brazil’s electronic voting system is riddled with fraud, adding the far-right leader to an ongoing probe on the spread of fake news by his government.

Friday, July 2, 2021

Bolsonaro says he won't hand over presidency if there is vote fraud - The Jerusalem post

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he would hand over power to whoever wins next year's presidential election cleanly, but said he would not if there was any fraud.

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