While the U.S. leads global infections, South Africa now ranks as the fifth worst-hit country in the pandemic with 350,879 cases
19 Jul 2020 12:39 PM
Brazil’s central bank said the payments platform was anti-competitive and there were concerns over data privacy.
24 Jun 2020 6:06 PM
World Health Organization reported largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours
22 Jun 2020 1:27 PM
The disease is 'highly active in Central and South America, says WHO's emergency expert, highlighting problems in Brazil and Mexico
13 Jun 2020 11:17 AM
Trump had already banned travellers from China, Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland and, to a lesser extent, Iran, but not Russia
25 May 2020 9:03 AM
Latin America accounted for around a third of the 91,000 cases reported earlier this week
21 May 2020 1:32 PM
Leaders of both countries receive criticism for intensified attempts to reopen their economies
15 May 2020 11:56 AM
The 'Emergency Assistance Program Loan' to India was approved by the NDB Board of Directors on 30 April
13 May 2020 1:30 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
Governments face pressure to reopen factories, shops, travel and public activities
19 Apr 2020 12:42 PM
Brazil's Bolsonaro says 'worst is yet to come' on oil spill.
04 Nov 2019 10:41 AM
Brazil highways drive Amazon development and destruction.
09 Oct 2019 3:27 PM
The Amazon is considered particularly important for its absorption of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
12 Sep 2019 2:05 PM
The summit took place in wake of an international outcry over raging fires that have devastated swaths of Amazon in Brazil and Bolivia.
07 Sep 2019 12:02 PM
Danilo was soon rushed to the hospital but despite best efforts from the doctors, he passed away.
05 Sep 2019 6:08 PM
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
Eight out of nine Amazon states have seen an increase, with the largest state of Amazonas seeing a 146 per cent rise.
26 Aug 2019 9:27 AM
Merkel noted that Bolsonaro is putting 'significant forces' into the effort to save the rainforest.
26 Aug 2019 8:43 AM