The far-right leader's off-the-cuff comment has been sparking anger among the public
02 May 2020 12:28 PM
Experts believe the overall number of COVID-19 cases could be 12 to 15 times higher.
29 Apr 2020 9:47 AM
The development comes amid President Jair Bolsonaro's insistence that it is just a "little flu''.
28 Apr 2020 9:40 AM
In Brazil there have been more than 3,300 deaths from COVID-19, with hardest-hit Sao Paulo state home to one-third of the country's cases
24 Apr 2020 9:33 AM
On Friday, he sacked his health minister, who supported the restrictions that Bolsonaro says are damaging the economy
20 Apr 2020 4:36 PM
The decree adds "religious activities of any kind" to the list of exempted services, alongside supermarkets and pharmacies
27 Mar 2020 10:35 AM
Bolsonaro’s penchant for crudity is reminiscent of Rodrigo Duterte, but he wears with pride the tag ‘Trump of the Tropics’.
30 Jan 2020 4:21 AM
The 64-year-old slipped Monday night in a bathroom at the Alvorada Palace.
25 Dec 2019 9:50 AM
The presidential office, however, said there is no sign that Bolsonaro has a cancer, adding that he had been to hospital in Brasilia.
12 Dec 2019 9:34 AM
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that the Hollywood actor funded nonprofit organisations who are behind the Amazon forest fires.
02 Dec 2019 10:02 AM
Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly lashed out at various factions in casting blame for the forest fires.
30 Nov 2019 11:04 AM
Prime Minister Modi said the grouping of five countries had led to economic development despite the global economic slowdown.
14 Nov 2019 8:57 AM
During his meeting with Bolsonaro, Prime Minister Modi invited the President of Brazil to be the chief guest at the Republic Day 2020.
14 Nov 2019 8:21 AM
Earlier this year, the Brazilian government ended visa requirements for tourists and businesspeople from US, Canada, Japan and Australia.
25 Oct 2019 8:58 AM
The operation at Sao Paulo's Vila Nova Star hospital lasted more than five hours, the medical centre reported.
09 Sep 2019 8:52 AM
Brazil and France have clashed in recent weeks over the handling of fires in the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest.
06 Sep 2019 9:29 AM
Brazil traditionally makes the first speech at the General Assembly meeting, set for September 24.
03 Sep 2019 11:00 AM
This year's total is the highest since 2010 when 132,106 fires were detected across the country.
31 Aug 2019 3:05 PM
On Wednesday, Bolsonaro said Germany and France had tried to 'buy' Brazil's sovereignty.
29 Aug 2019 12:00 PM
The office for the French president declined to comment.
28 Aug 2019 2:35 PM