Fri, Mar 05, 2021

Brazil News
  • Brazil health officials urge lockdowns, curfews Brazil health officials urge lockdowns, curfews

    Brazilian health officials are urging nationwide lockdowns and curfews because hospitals are running short of intensive-care unit beds as COVID-19 claims more than 1,000 lives each day in the country.

  • Brazil signs vaccine deal with India’s Bharat Biotech Brazil signs vaccine deal with India’s Bharat Biotech

    On the same day Brazil reached the grim milestone of 250,000 deaths by COVID-19, the country''s health ministry signed a deal with Indian pharmaceutical company Bharat Biotech for the purchase of 20...

  • 4 cases of Covid's SA variant, one of Brazil found in India: ICMR 4 cases of Covid's SA variant, one of Brazil found in India: ICMR

    The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has found a total of 192 Covid-19 cases of the new variants of mutated SARS-CoV-2 in last two months, including four from the variant emerging in South...

  • Neymar sick, misses PSG training ahead of Marseille game Neymar sick, misses PSG training ahead of Marseille game

    Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar missed training because of gastroenteritis and his fitness will be assessed later in the day ahead of Sunday's trip to face bitter rival Marseille, the club said...

  • Bolsonaro allies poised to win leadership of Brazil's Congress Bolsonaro allies poised to win leadership of Brazil's Congress

    Allies of Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro are set to win leadership roles in Congress on Monday, bolstering his standing but not necessarily his economic team’s reform agenda, analysts...

  • Brazil neighbors limit travel to halt virus strain's spread Brazil neighbors limit travel to halt virus strain's spread

    Brazil's neighbors are starting to restrict international travel amid concern about the spread of a new coronavirus variant that experts say may be more contagious and driving a second wave of...

  • Brazil to end military-led programme against Amazon logging Brazil to end military-led programme against Amazon logging

    Brazil's ongoing military-led operation to curb illegal deforestation and fires in the Amazon rainforest will end April 30, Vice President Hamilton Mourão said at the World Economic Forum on...

  • Colombia bans flights from Brazil due to variant Colombia bans flights from Brazil due to variant

    Colombia will ban flights from Brazil effective Friday over concerns of a variant of the coronavirus that is circulating in that country. Colombia President Ivan Duque on Wednesday announced the...

  • Brazil's Bolsonaro cries foul over reports on condensed milk Brazil's Bolsonaro cries foul over reports on condensed milk

    Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro delivered a profanity-laced attack on the media Wednesday after reports that his administration spent dollar 3 million on cans of condensed milk in 2020 sparked...

  • Brazil to airlift 1,500 Covid patients from Amazonas Brazil to airlift 1,500 Covid patients from Amazonas

    The Brazilian government is aiming to airlift 1,500 Covid-19 patients in the hard-hit northern state of Amazonas to other states for medical treatment, Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello said.