COVID-19 in Brazil
Brazil sees worst COVID-19 numbers since the start of the pandemic

The pandemic’s trajectory in the nation has been characterized by political controversies, the absence of a national plan to combat the illness, and the dismissal of preventive measures.

One year of COVID-19 in Brazil: from a little flu to a foreseen tragedy

The fight against the pandemic was dominated by political controversies and a lack of commitment to the lives of the population

What is happening in Latin America with vaccine roll-out?

In Latin American and the Carribean region, so far, nine countries have begun inoculating their populations against COVID-19 and all of them are providing free vaccination to all citizens

Brazil: transgender murders increased by 41% in 2020

Report shows that 175 trans women were murdered last year, 68% of victims were black

Venezuela sends oxygen tanks to the Brazilian Amazonas state amid COVID-19 surge

The sudden surge in numbers of COVID-19 cases in the state has caused a collapse in the public health system with a lack of ICU beds and oxygen

Ford’s departure from Brazil could leave thousands jobless

Ford has announced that it will stop all activities in Brazil, two factories with 3700 workers will close immediately, a third will remain in operation until the 4th quarter of 2021

With more than 300,000 infected in a week, Brazil goes back to peak levels of COVID-19

The pandemic has been advancing at increased rates for more than a month; number of deaths has accelerated for four weeks

Why imperialism is obsolete in Latin America

Venezuela’s Foreign minister Jorge Arreaza talks about the country’s relationship of mutual gain and benefit with China, the US bid to impose Monroe Doctrine 2.0, and a how a new Cold War cannot be allowed in the region

Brazilian municipal elections: Where the left grew, where the liberal right maintained its hegemony

The largest cities in the country, São Paulo (SP) and Rio de Janeiro (RJ) will have a second round of voting on November

What’s at stake in Brazil’s municipal elections this Sunday

The first elections since Bolsonaro took office are marred by the pandemic and fragmentation within the left

Tapi Yawalapiti: “My father died fighting for Indigenous peoples, defending the land”

A victim of COVID-19, chief Aritana Yawalapiti, historical leader of the Xingu, died on August 5

India’s COVID-19 Crisis Explodes

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes both the global trajectory of COVID-19, as well as the spread of the disease in India

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