Brazil's Bolsonaro going to UN meet despite being unvaccinated against COVID

On Wednesday the New York mayor's office wrote the UNGA laying out the guidelines, including that delegates must show proof of vaccination to enter the debate hall.

published on : 17th September 2021

Brazil protests show low street support for Bolsonaro impeachment push

Many of those protesting dressed all in white, as instructed by political groups that organised the demonstrations in at least 19 states.

published on : 13th September 2021

Jair Bolsonaro backs off attacks on Brazil's institutions

Bolsonaro -- who has been squaring off publicly with the high court for weeks since it opened investigations against him and those around him -- took a menacing tone at the rally.  

published on : 10th September 2021

Pro-Bolsonaro truckers jam highways in 15 Brazilian states

Bolsonaro rallied demonstrations on Tuesday to coincide with Independence Day and show strength as his approval ratings slide and he feuds with the Supreme Court.

published on : 9th September 2021

Brazil’s Bolsonaro seeks show of strength, risking backfire

Massive participation in rallies scheduled across the country would reinforce the right-wing leader's push to prove he is a strong candidate for reelection.

published on : 7th September 2021

President Jair Bolsonaro's  supporters force entry into Brazil capital's mall

Bolsonaro supporters had reached the opposite end of the mall, where police stood guard behind metal barricades outside the Congress and the Supreme Court.

published on : 7th September 2021

Brazil's Bolsonaro loses bid to reform voting system

Without presenting any evidence, Bolsonaro has insisted Brazil’s electronic voting system is prone to fraud, and that printouts would allow for auditing results.

published on : 11th August 2021

Brazil's election body targets Bolsonaro after he fails to show fraud in electronic voting system

Bolsonaro has alleged that Brazil's electronic voting system isn't reliable and makes it impossible to audit results.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Brazil President Bolsonaro adopts Trump's style of defence, attacks voting system ahead of polls

People in Brazil cast their ballots electronically at voting stations, and Bolsonaro has for years been arguing for a paper printout to be made of each vote cast.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Bad hiccups, but no immediate surgery for Brazil President Bolsonaro

In recent weeks, Bolsonaro has appeared to struggle with speaking on various occasions and said that he suffers from recurring hiccups.

published on : 15th July 2021

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro admitted to hospital to find cause of 'persistent hiccups'

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has appeared to struggle with speaking on various occasions in recent weeks and said that he suffers from recurring hiccups.

published on : 14th July 2021

Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro admitted to hospital for medical exams

Bolsonaro has said on various occasions that he suffers from recurring hiccups that can go uninterrupted for days.

published on : 14th July 2021

Brazil Supreme Court greenlights investigation into Bolsonaro govt's response to COVID crisis

Bolsonaro has denied any wrongdoing or knowledge of corruption, and told reporters on June 28 he can't know what transpires within his ministries.

published on : 3rd July 2021

COVID-19: Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro fined as he flouts mask rule before motorcyclists

Sao Paulo's state government press office said a fine - equivalent to about USD 110 - would be imposed for violation of a rule that has required masks in public places since May 2020.

published on : 13th June 2021

Trump-appointed US ambassador to Brazil Todd Chapman resigns after 14 months

His appointment in October 2019 came as Bolsonaro was projecting ideological alignment with the US and then-President Donald Trump.

published on : 11th June 2021
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