While in Bolsonaro’s Brazil, the death toll is counted in the thousands, in Argentina Fernández’s administration took drastic, timely measures and seems to have controlled the cases. Prioritizing economy or health, two political approaches that lead to very different outcomes.
The president had already told his followers on Monday July 6 that he had symptoms such as a fever of 38 degrees and pain
The proposal was presented this Friday June 5; priorities are settling families, generating income, and feeding the population
Brazil’s Justice Minister quits Bolsonaro government over alleged “political interference”
Relationship between the two soured during the coronavirus crisis; another physician is set to take over
Informal workers from the poor neighborhoods of São Paulo and Pará survive aided by solidarity, and in fear of the pandemic
The President of Brazil is considered to be “putting the lives of the population at risk” by ignoring the WHO recommendations regarding COVID-19.
Proposed actions seek to “protect life, health, jobs and income”
The protests this year saw a massive number of people coming out on the streets to declare their rejection of the policies of Jair Bolsonaro, especially his attacks on public education and the environment
Land invasions on indigenous reserves have increased by 150% since Bolsonaro’s election. At least 16 attacks on indigenous communities have been documented thus far, including four homicides, as well as instances of stoning, deforesting, and arson.
In the few days since Bolsonaro took office he has already already targeted indigenous communities, LGBTQ people and lowered the minimum wage