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Brazil’s election authority to investigate Bolsonaro over baseless fraud claims

President has stepped up crusade against Brazil’s electronic voting system – prompting counter-attack from superior electoral courtBrazil’s top electoral authority has launched a counter-offensive against Jair Bolsonaro’s Donald Trump-style campaign against the country’s voting system by announcing it will investigate his potentially criminal propagation of groundless vote-rigging claims. Related: Lula 2022? Brazil poised for sensational political comeback Continue reading...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Says Oil Company Petrobras Will Pay for Free LPG

By Ricardo BritoBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday evening that state-controlled company Petroleo Brasileiro SA...
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Lula 2022? Brazil poised for sensational political comeback

With former president’s political rights restored, polls suggest he would thrash Jair Bolsonaro if he stands for electionAnazir Maria de Oliveira has a simple message for the man they call Lula.“Comrade, I want you back,” said the 88-year-old union veteran and black activist as she celebrated the return of her “guru” to Brazil’s political fray. Continue reading...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Escalates Rhetoric Over Electoral Fraud

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro pleaded on Thursday for the replacement of the country's electronic voting system...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Shuffles Cabinet, Recreates Labor Ministry

By Anthony BoadleBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro appointed center-right Senator Ciro Nogueira as his chief of staff on...
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Bolsonaro’s 1,000km Amazon railway will cause climate chaos. It must be stopped | David Miranda

This project would rapidly deforest large areas of the Amazon, which would wreak havoc on the planetDespite increasing global concern, Jair Bolsonaro is determined to expand his exploitation of Brazil’s crucial natural resources. His latest project, one of the most destructive yet, would rapidly deforest large areas of the Amazon.Bolsonaro’s plan? To construct a 1,000km railway system extending right into the heart of the Amazon rainforest – with trains passing within 500 metres of 726 official ...
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YouTube Punishes Brazil's President For Spreading Lies About COVID

YouTube has removed videos posted by Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro for violating its content policies, in the strongest measure yet that tech giants in the social media-loving country have taken toward censoring the president. VICE News reports: YouTube has said that if Bolsonaro breaks the video-sharing service's rules again, his channel may be suspended for a week and, in case of recurrence, he should be permanently banned. The video platform told the far-right leader last week that 15 of his videos...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Turns to Center-Right Senator for Political Survival

By Anthony BoadleBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has asked Senator Ciro Nogueira to be his chief of staff to shore...
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Brazilian protesters call for Jair Bolsonaro to be impeached

Demonstrators in several cities denounce president for alleged corruption and Covid mismanagementProtesters took to the streets in several Brazilian cities on Saturday to demand the impeachment of Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s far right president whose popularity has fallen in recent weeks amid corruption scandals against the backdrop of the pandemic.This week, news broke that Brazil’s defence ministry told congressional leadership that next year’s elections would not take place without amending...
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Angry Brazilians dress as reptiles for their Covid jabs to mock Bolsonaro

People are wearing costumes as a protest to the government’s handling of an outbreak that has killed more than 545,000When Klinger Duarte Rodrigues set off for his coronavirus shot last weekend he did so dressed as a South American snake.“A sucuri,” he said, using the indigenous name for the Amazonian water boa whose skin he borrowed for his first dose of AstraZeneca. Continue reading...
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YouTube Deletes Videos From President Hiccups

YouTube and Brazilian surgeons agree on one thing: belatedly pumping out President Jair Bolsonaro’s pent-up excretions.Read more...
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‘Hunger has returned’: Covid piles further misery on Brazil’s vulnerable

Many blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to handle the pandemic and to provide adequate support for those in needEven before coronavirus, life was a struggle on Regeneration Street, a rubbish-strewn skid row on the north side of Rio de Janeiro.Cadaverous crack addicts probe dumpsters for scraps of food; crestfallen down-and-outs sprawl on soiled mattresses and rugs. Continue reading...
Tags: Americas, World news, Poverty, Homelessness, Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, Coronavirus, Rio de Janeiro Cadaverous


YouTube takes down videos from Brazilian president's channel, citing coronavirus misinformation

YouTube on Wednesday removed videos from Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's channel, citing its policy against spreading coronavirus...
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YouTube pulls Jair Bolsonaro videos for Covid-19 misinformation

Move comes after the Brazilian president wrongly said masks were ineffective and touted unproven curesSee all our coronavirus coverageYouTube has removed videos from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s channel for spreading misinformation about the coronavirus outbreak, becoming the latest tech giant to pull his statements about the pandemic.YouTube said in a press release the decision was taken “after careful review” and without consideration for Bolsonaro’s job or political ideology. The far-...
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YouTube Says It Pulled Bolsonaro Videos for COVID-19 Misinformation

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - YouTube said on Wednesday it had removed videos from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's channel for spreading...
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Brazil's scandal-plagued President may face a reckoning as lawmakers consider impeachment

Corruption inquiries, a spreading Covid-19 crisis, plunging popularity and persistent bouts of the hiccups. Brazil's scandal-plagued President Jair Bolsonaro just can't seem to catch a break ahead of presidential elections next year.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Says Govt Working on Ministerial Shake-Up

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said in a radio interview on Wednesday that the government is planning a minor ministerial...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Says He Will Veto Lawmakers' $1 Billion Electoral Fund

By Lisandra ParaguassuBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he would veto a new 5.7 billion reais ($1.09...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro leaves hospital

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has left the hospital after spending four days undergoing medical treatment, Reuters reported on Sunday.
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Brazil: President Bolsonaro Leaves Hospital After Treatment

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has left a hospital after being treated there since last week for an intestinal obstruction.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Leaves Hospital, Says Will Be Back at Work Monday

BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday left the Sao Paulo hospital where he had been for four days undergoing treatment...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Given All-Clear to Leave Hospital

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro received the all-clear on Sunday to leave the Sao Paulo hospital where he has been since...
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Bolsonaro ‘fine’ after being taken to hospital following 10-day hiccup attack

Brazil’s president is set to be released from a São Paulo hospital after treatment for an obstructed intestine related to his 2018 stabbingBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, undergoing hospital treatment for complications following a near-fatal 2018 stabbing, said on Saturday that he feels fine and cannot wait to get back to work.The Vila Nova Star hospital where Bolsonaro has been since Wednesday said that is making satisfactory progress and may be discharged within days, while chief surgeon A...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Feeling 'Fine,' Could Be Discharged From Hospital on Sunday

BRASILIA (Reuters) -Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, undergoing hospital treatment for complications following a near-fatal 2018 stabbing, said...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Could Be Discharged in Next Few Days - Hospital

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, undergoing hospital treatment for complications following a near-fatal 2018 stabbing, is...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Recovering After Second Night in Hospital

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spent a second night in hospital, being treated for an intestinal blockage linked to a...
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World can’t tolerate ‘premature death’ of Brazil’s democracy, says Bolsonaro rival

The centre-left politician Ciro Gomes tells the Guardian that Brazil is ‘living through the worst government in its history’The international community must signal that it will not tolerate “the premature death of Brazilian democracy”, one of Jair Bolsonaro’s main rivals has said after Brazil’s far-right president intensified his attacks on the South American country’s electoral system. Related: Bolsonaro may have emergency surgery after hiccups persist for over 10 days Continue reading...
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Brazil's Bolsonaro Spends Night in Hospital for Obstructed Intestine

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spent the night in a Sao Paulo hospital after being hospitalized for an obstructed...
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Brazilian president hospitalized for 10 days of hiccups

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, 66, was admitted to the hospital yesterday after suffering hiccups for ten days that apparently still haven't stopped. He may have to undergo surgery, according to his physician. From the BBC News: He is being transferred to a hospital in São Paulo to undergo tests for an obstructed intestine. — Read the rest
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Bolsonaro Can’t Stop Hiccuping

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the Meltman of fascism, is not only a global health threat thanks to his administration’s disastrous handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but has run into a few health issues of his own.Read more...
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