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COVID-19 in Brazil: Over half a million deaths and a tale of political incompetence

The inadequate approach of Jair Bolsonaro’s administration has strongly contributed to the horrific death toll in Brazil due to COVID-19. Support for his policies has hit a record low, as he faces an inquiry for deliberately spreading the virus

Mobilizations against Bolsonaro gain strength and mobilize around 750 thousand people

Actions for “Vaccine in the arm, food on the plate and get out Bolsonaro” were organized in at least 400 cities across Brazil and saw the participation of 750 thousand people

Hundreds of thousands hit the streets against Bolsonaro in Brazil

The triggering point for the protest was 500,000 deaths due to the pandemic in Brazil. Brazil has been reeling under the pandemic especially since the beginning of 2021 recording around 300,000 deaths and 10 million cases.

Brazil leads 2021 COVID-19 death toll worldwide. Number of victims nears 490k

The rate of death is 4.4x that of the rest of the world. “3 quarters of deaths in Brazil were preventable,” says epidemiologist

Massive protests against Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil

Over 420,000 people across 213 Brazilian cities participated in the protests against President Jair Bolsonaro over his mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic among other things

Environment Minister and president of IBAMA are targeted in Federal Police operation

The task force revealed on Wednesday, May 19, investigates illegal timber exports to the US and Europe

Mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis increases food insecurity in India and Brazil

Food insecurity has worsened across the world during this pandemic with countries like India and Brazil exhibiting systemic failure, forcing people to depend on voluntarism

Massive protests organized in Brazil against police brutality

Following the killing of 28 people by the police in a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, protests have been organized in cities across Brazil

25 people killed in the second deadliest police operation in Rio de Janeiro’s history

Residents of Jacarezinho, in Rio’s northern zone, report shootouts, home invasions, and bodies

Body of LGBT and land reform activist found burnt in the south of Brazil

25-year-old Lindolfo Kosmaski ran for the City Council in 2020. The MST deems his death a hate crime

Brazilian agency’s decision to delay authorization is political, says Sputnik V team

The Russian laboratory has provided scientific studies and affirms that the vaccine is safe

Brazil may reach 1 million COVID-19 casualties by October 2021

According to an independent report conducted in Russia, the Latin American country is experiencing a third wave of infection

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