Jair Bolsonaro

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's Bolsonaro names fourth health minister as COVID-19 ravages the country

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 : 16th 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

'Honoured to have great partner': Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro thanks PM Modi for Covid vaccine

Bolsanaro took to Twitter to share his gratitude. He said that his country felt honoured to have a great partner to join efforts with in fighting a global obstacle. 

published on : 23rd January 2021

'Ideology or pragmatism': Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro has a tough 2021 to find balance

Bolsonaro is losing his main international ally with the exit of US President Donald Trump, whose off-the-cuff rhetoric and tendency to test democratic norms had emboldened the Brazilian leader.

published on : 2nd January 2021

COVID-19 vaccine will be free, non-mandatory in Brazil: Bolsonaro

The president added citing the economy ministry that there are enough resources for everyone to get vaccinated.

published on : 8th December 2020

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro suffers wave of defeats in mayoral races

The president's worst rebuff came in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, where Mayor Marcelo Crivella was battered in a runoff election Sunday, losing to his center-right predecessor, Eduardo Paes.

published on : 30th November 2020

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro alleges fraud in US presidential election

Speaking to reporters while casting a ballot in municipal races, he also echoed President Donald Trump's allegations of irregularities in the US vote.

published on : 30th November 2020

'It's my right': Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro refuses to take COVID-19 vaccine

Bolsonaro faces criticism for his handling of the pandemic, which has included playing down the virus, opposing lockdown measures and relentlessly promoting HCQ.

published on : 27th November 2020

Countries backing terrorism should be dealt with iron fist: Modi at BRICS Summit 

The summit, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, was attended by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Chinese President XI Jinping.

published on : 18th November 2020

Brazil votes in municipal polls marked by shadow of coronavirus

Postponed six weeks because of the pandemic, the vote already bears the imprint of Covid-19, which has killed more than 165,000 people in Brazil

published on : 15th November 2020

Joe Biden win a loss for Jair Bolsonaro - Brazil's 'Tropical Trump'

As congratulations from world leaders for Biden poured in Saturday, Bolsonaro's silence spoke volumes.

published on : 8th November 2020

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son charged with crimes

The charges were leveled against Sen. Flávio Bolsonaro and 16 others on Oct.19, according to a statement the public prosecutors' office posted to its website on Wednesday.

published on : 5th November 2020

China defends its COVID-19 vaccine after Bolsonaro's guinea pig jibe

Bolsonaro said the Chinese vaccine has not yet completed testing, which is the case with all potential vaccines for the virus

published on : 23rd October 2020

Brazil President Bolsonaro calls Joe Biden's Amazon comments 'disastrous'

Biden said during Tuesday’s debate with Trump that foreign countries should give Brazil $20 billion to stop Amazon deforestation, and that the country should face repercussions if it fails.

published on : 1st October 2020
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