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Fuel prices to rise and vows not to interfere: Brazil's Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
Updated on Oct 25, 2021 03:31 AM IST

‘Doesn't make sense': Brazil's Bolsonaro decides not to get vaccinated

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro
Published on Oct 14, 2021 06:12 AM IST

Amazon records least September fires in 20 years

The number of Amazon fires was just over half the level recorded in September last year, according to the data.
Published on Oct 01, 2021 10:32 PM IST

US senators warn Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro on democracy

Jair Bolsonaro, whose approval rating has tanked in part due to Brazil's severe Covid-19 outbreak, has said he will not stage a coup.
Updated on Sep 29, 2021 05:23 AM IST

Hundreds protest Brazil's Bolsonaro after week of tension

People attend a protest to demand the impeachment of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and against his handling of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, at Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo.
Published on Sep 13, 2021 07:16 AM IST

Fans hold huge rally as Brazil president escalates tussle with SC

People take part in a demonstration in support of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Sao Paulo.
Published on Sep 08, 2021 03:20 AM IST

Brazil's president clashes with judiciary, taunts top judge: Report

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a ceremony at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on August 5, 2021.
Published on Aug 07, 2021 01:00 PM IST

Brazil’s top court okays graft probe against Bolsonaro in Covid-19 vaccine deal

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro (File Photo/Reuters)
Updated on Jul 03, 2021 08:27 PM IST

Brazil suspends Covaxin deal as Bolsonaro faces graft charges

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro (Reuters file photo)
Updated on Jun 30, 2021 11:48 AM IST

Brazilians protest Bolsonaro's role in half a million Covid-19 deaths

Brazilian media reported that protests had been held in all 26 states as well as the capital Brasilia.
Published on Jun 20, 2021 05:06 AM IST

Brazil's Bolsonaro fined for flouting Covid-19 mask rule during motorcycle rally

The procession of cyclists wound out of the city and back, arriving at Ibirapuera Park, where Jair Bolsonaro clambered atop a car to defend his denunciation of masks for the vaccinated.
Published on Jun 13, 2021 02:05 AM IST

Brazil: President Jair Bolsonaro overhauls cabinet amid Covid-19 surge

Jair Bolsonaro, who comes up for re-election in October 2022, has drawn backlash with his handling of the pandemic in hard-hit Brazil.
Published on Mar 30, 2021 05:10 AM IST

'Psychopathic leader': Brazil governor says Bolsonaro mishandled Covid-19 crisis

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro wears a mask with his name during a ceremony to announce investments for the Aguas Brasileiras Program at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, March 22, 2021.
Published on Mar 23, 2021 03:26 PM IST

Brazilian president Bolsonaro faces record disapproval rating over Covid

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
Published on Mar 17, 2021 06:35 PM IST

Lula da Silva makes his political comeback when Jair Bolsonaro least expects it

Lula, the alternately revered and reviled leftist who led Brazil through an economic boom from 2003 to 2010, regained the right to run for office Monday when a Supreme Court judge annulled his corruption convictions on procedural grounds, sending them to another court.
Published on Mar 13, 2021 07:41 AM IST

PM Modi congratulates Bolsonaro on successful launch of Amazonia-1 satellite

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launches the Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
Updated on Feb 28, 2021 01:54 PM IST

Brasilia goes into lockdown as Brazil reels from Covid-19 surge

Health workers wait for a discharged Covid-19 patient before his departure from the Luziania field hospital, a suburb of Brasilia, Brazil,
Published on Feb 27, 2021 06:11 AM IST

Jair Bolsonaro's support falls but a majority reject impeachment, polls show

Brazilians have grown increasingly irate at the slow pace of Brazil's vaccine rollout, which began last weekend but remains blighted with few vaccines to inoculate the country's 210 million people.
Published on Jan 23, 2021 10:03 PM IST

Brazil's Bolsonaro sabotaged anti-Covid efforts, says Human Rights Watch

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro
Published on Jan 13, 2021 05:38 PM IST

Brazil's Bolsonaro asks India to expedite Covid vaccine shipment as delays loom

Bolsonaro wrote that Brazil’s states and municipalities have enough supplies to begin vaccinations, which are expected to start by the end of the month.
Published on Jan 09, 2021 10:40 AM IST

Brazil President Bolsonaro asks India to expedite vaccine shipment

FILE PHOTO: Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro looks on as he adjusts his protective face mask during a ceremony launching a program to expand access to credit at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, August 19, 2020. REUTERS/Adriano Machado/File Photo
Updated on Jan 09, 2021 09:33 AM IST

Jair Bolsonaro blasts Brazil’s syringe makers over soaring prices

Bolsonaro wrote that Brazil’s states and municipalities have enough supplies to begin vaccinations, which are expected to start by the end of the month.
Published on Jan 06, 2021 09:38 PM IST

Brazil President Bolsonaro’s tough 2021 balance between ideology, pragmatism

Perhaps most damaging is the expiration with the new year of a pandemic-inspired financial aid program that has helped fend off hunger for tens of millions of poor Brazilians — among whom his popularity has been growing.
Published on Jan 02, 2021 01:05 PM IST

AstraZeneca, Sinovac vaccines could be used in Brazil by mid-Feb

More than 180,000 people have died from Covid-19 in Brazil, which has the world’s second-deadliest outbreak behind the United States.
Published on Dec 16, 2020 10:32 PM IST

Brazil’s Bolsonaro approval rating stays at highest level during pandemic

Covid-19 has caused more than 180,000 deaths in Brazil, second only to the United States.
Published on Dec 14, 2020 07:57 AM IST

Brazil govt releases Covid-19 pandemic vaccination plan with holes

No date is given for starting to give out immunization shots. Brazil’s health regulator, Anvisa, has not yet approved the use of any coronavirus vaccine in the country.
Published on Dec 13, 2020 07:06 AM IST

Brazil in advanced talks with Pfizer to buy 70 million Covid-19 vaccine doses

Earlier on Monday, President Jair Bolsonaro said that the government will offer Covid-19 vaccines to all Brazilians free of charge, once health regulator Anvisa gives it scientific and legal approval.
Published on Dec 08, 2020 07:02 AM IST

Brazil to offer Covid-19 vaccine for all at no cost, says president

In a post on his Twitter account, Bolsonaro also said the economy ministry has assured him that there will be no shortage of resources to administer a vaccine to everyone who wants one.
Published on Dec 08, 2020 05:11 AM IST

Brazil’s Bolsonaro suffers wave of defeats in mayoral races

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro arrives to vote during the municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 29, 2020.
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 11:16 AM IST
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