Bolsonaro faces senate inquiry as pandemic worsens in Brazil and other stories

Today we look at a Senate inquiry into Brazil’s Covid response, protest actions by port workers and drivers in the US,the Biden administration’s approval of a weapons deal with the UAE, and civilian killings by Eritrean troops in Tigray

April 15, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the state of the Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil and the launch of a Senate inquiry into the government’s pandemic response, a walkout staged by workers at the Port of Los Angeles in the US in solidarity with a strike by truck drivers, the Biden’s administration’s plan to proceed with a Trump-era weapons deal with UAE and reports of civilian killings by Eritrean troops in the Tigray region.