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Amazon fires a 'lie', claims Brazil's Bolsonaro

Satellite data from Brazil's national space agency show number of forest fires in the Amazon rose by 28 percent last month

12 Aug 2020 12:32 PM

Jair Bolsonaro allies' Twitter, Facebook accounts blocked on court's orders

Members of Bolsonaro’s inner circle are alleged to have run a social media campaign to discredit the Supreme Court and threaten its judges.

25 Jul 2020 5:46 PM

Brazil tops 1 million cases as coronavirus spreads inland

Specialists believe the actual number of cases in Brazil could be up to seven times higher than the official statistics

20 Jun 2020 9:15 AM

Brazil deforested 10,000 square km of Amazon rainforest in 2019 alone

Environmental advocates and scientific researchers blame the policies of right-wing president Bolsonaro for emboldening illegal loggers

11 Jun 2020 8:55 AM

Brazil government halts daily virus updates as data befuddles experts

Critics call the move an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America’s largest nation

07 Jun 2020 10:24 AM

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Bolsonaro threatens to pull Brazil from WHO over 'ideological bias'

WHO had earlier warned Latin American governments about the risk of lifting lockdowns before slowing the spread of coronavirus

06 Jun 2020 10:45 AM

In Bolsonaro's Brazil, everyone but himself is to blame for virus

The president is deflecting all responsibility for the current crisis, blaming mayors, governors, an outgoing health minister and the media

26 May 2020 11:27 AM

Brazil passes Italy and Spain in confirmed coronavirus cases

Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 14,919 new confirmed cases in the prior 24 hours, taking the total to 233,142

17 May 2020 2:16 PM

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