Brazil

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Defenders Dani Alves, Thiago Silva back in Brazil squad

Brazil leads the South American qualifying group with four wins from four matches, two points ahead of Argentina.

published on : 15th May 2021

Deadly police shootout prompts claims of abuse in Brazil

When the fighting stopped, there were 25 dead — one police officer and 24 people described by the police as “criminals.”

published on : 7th May 2021

Brazilian coronavirus variant may be more transmissible, evade immunity: Study

The researchers from University of Copenhagen in Denmark and colleagues in Brazil found that genetically speaking P.1 is different from the previous strains of coronavirus.

published on : 29th April 2021

Brazil regulator rejects Sputnik vaccine; Russia cries foul

The agency, known as Anvisa, said there were faults in all clinical studies of the vaccine’s development, as well as absent or insufficient data.

published on : 28th April 2021

Belgium bans travel from India, Brazil, South Africa over Covid variants

People with Belgian nationality and people who have their main residence in Belgium can return from India, Brazil, and South Africa to Belgium, Prime Minister Alexander de Croo announced.

published on : 27th April 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Brazil, Germany in same group in men's football, Japan to take on South Africa in opener

The 28 teams that have qualified for the Olympic football tournaments discovered their group opponents after the official draw was conducted in Zurich.

published on : 21st April 2021

Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Fonda urge US to not sign climate deal with Brazil

The open letter signed by the artists comes just days Bolsonaro joins dozens of other foreign leaders at a U.S.-led summit to tackle the climate crisis, which will be held online.

published on : 21st April 2021

France suspends all Brazil flights due to coronavirus variants

Prime Minister Jean Castex made the announcement Tuesday in parliament.

published on : 13th April 2021

COVID-19: India overtakes Brazil with second highest number of cases 

The US has the highest number of cases at 3,11,98,055 while globally 13,61,36,954 cases have been reported.

published on : 12th April 2021

Brazil's virus outlook darkens amid vaccine supply snags

The Health Ministry has cut its outlook for vaccine supplies in April three times already, to half their initial level, and the country's two biggest laboratories are facing supply constraints.

published on : 11th April 2021

Covishield, Covaxin effective against UK, Brazillian variants; Work against South African strain on: Government

Bhargava said that mutations are sporadic and single mutations are not found to be dominant in any particular area in India.

published on : 30th March 2021

Brazil leader names new top diplomat amid Cabinet shake-up

Bolsonaro tweeted Monday that he was shifting three other Cabinet ministers to new posts — chief of staff, defense minister and attorney general.

published on : 30th March 2021

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro under fire as country hits 300,000 COVID deaths

Mere miles from Brazil's presidential palace, the bodies of COVID-19 victims were laid on floors of hospitals whose morgues were overflowing.

published on : 25th March 2021

Brazil's Bolsonaro names 4th health minister during pandemic

Marcelo Queiroga will replace Eduardo Pazuello, an active-duty army general with expertise in logistics who landed the position last May despite having no prior health experience.

published on : 17th March 2021

Fatal second wave: Brazil's daily COVID-19 death toll tops 2,000 for first time

President Jair Bolsonaro, who has long downplayed the risks of the virus, wore a mask in an event at the presidential palace in capital Brasilia for the first time in months.

published on : 11th March 2021
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