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Brazil's Bolsonaro appoints evangelical pastor as new education minister   Covid-positive Brazil president Bolsonaro says he feels 'very well', praises hydroxycholoroquine   Jair Bolsonaro now the 'poster boy' for dubious Covid-19 treatment   Brazil press group files criminal complaint against Bolsonaro for removing mask   Press Group Sues Brazilian President Bolsonaro for Taking Off His Mask As He Announces his Positive COVID-19 Test Results   Bolsonaro’s Son Counters Coronavirus Attacks with Spin-tistics  
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Covid death risk higher in elderly, men; Brazil press body sues Bolsonaro [Video]

Covid death risk higher in elderly, men; Brazil press body sues Bolsonaro

Hindustan Times’ National Political Editor, Sunetra Choudhury brings you the top stories you need to know. Sunetra talks about the number of covid-19 cases in India, government data on Covid deaths,..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 04:25Published
Around the World in 90 Seconds: July 9, 2020 [Video]

Around the World in 90 Seconds: July 9, 2020

Brazilian President Bolsonaro is accused of risking the lives of journalists following a COVID-19 diagnosis when he removed his mask during a press address. Hundreds of people have been trapped by..

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Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been infected with the "little flu" he downplayed for months. Here's a look back on his handling of the pandemic.

Credit: BRUT     Duration: 02:41Published
How Bolsonaro downplayed Covid-19 before, and after, he contracted the virus [Video]

How Bolsonaro downplayed Covid-19 before, and after, he contracted the virus

Jair Bolsonaro has announced live on television he has tested positive for coronavirus - after months of repeatedly trivializing the pandemic and flouting social distancing guidelines. In March, as..

Credit: The Guardian Studio     Duration: 01:59Published
Marina Ruy Barbosa critica 'insistência' no uso da cloroquina para tratamento de Covid-19 [Video]

Marina Ruy Barbosa critica 'insistência' no uso da cloroquina para tratamento de Covid-19

A atriz usou as redes sociais para explicar que não entende a insistência em defender o uso do medicamento

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Covid update: Probe team to visit China; US varsities vs Trump govt; $4 bn aid [Video]

Covid update: Probe team to visit China; US varsities vs Trump govt; $4 bn aid

From a World Health Organisation team set to visit China to search for the Covid-19 virus' origin, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi wishing Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro a speedy recovery - here are..

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In Brazil, Fraud Investigations Are Multiplying As Quickly As COVID-19 Is Spreading [Video]

In Brazil, Fraud Investigations Are Multiplying As Quickly As COVID-19 Is Spreading

Brazil's novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases are surging by the tens of thousands each day. What's more, CNN reports the country is contending with a parallel outbreak -- a flurry of corruption..

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Amazon deforestation soars amid pandemic lockdowns [Video]

Amazon deforestation soars amid pandemic lockdowns

Environmentalists in Brazil are denouncing an acceleration of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest that they say is directly linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published
Bolsonaro threatens WHO exit as Brazil's coronavirus toll soars [Video]

Bolsonaro threatens WHO exit as Brazil's coronavirus toll soars

Accusing WHO of 'ideological bias', Bolsonaro says he may follow US president's footsteps and leave the UN health body.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:43Published
Brazil: Rival rallies held for and against Bolsonaro [Video]

Brazil: Rival rallies held for and against Bolsonaro

Thousands protest in Brazil, as anger over racism and the handling of the COVID-19 crisis spills into the streets.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:32Published
Covid-19: Karnataka, Telangana emerging as fresh hot spots [Video]

Covid-19: Karnataka, Telangana emerging as fresh hot spots

Hindustan Times’ National Political Editor, Sunetra Choudhury brings you the top stories you need to know. Sunetra talks about the number of covid-19 cases in India, how Karnataka and Telangana are..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 05:23Published
Brazil's President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus [Video]

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Bolsonaro announced his test results himself via Brazilian television on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19 | Oneindia News [Video]

Coronavirus: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19 | Oneindia News

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. He took his fouth test on Monday after developing symptoms including a high temperature. This as Bolsonaro has repeatedly played..

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'Life goes on': Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus [Video]

'Life goes on': Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian leader has repeatedly played down the threat from COVID-19, describing it as 'a little flu'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:23Published
Around the World in 90 Seconds: July 7, 2020 [Video]

Around the World in 90 Seconds: July 7, 2020

Coronavirus cases continue to surge worldwide, including in Brazil where President Jair Bolsonaro has been diagnosed and in Australia where lockdowns are in place. Iran faces a second wave of..

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 01:52Published
Bolsonaro com Covid-19: veja a reação dos artistas [Video]

Bolsonaro com Covid-19: veja a reação dos artistas

Após o presidente confirmar que testou positivo para o novo coronavírus, alguns famosos usaram as redes sociais para comentar a notícia

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Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus [Video]

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, after months of playing down the severity of the virus which he has called a "little flu." This report..

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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19 [Video]

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for Covid-19 after months of downplaying the severity of coronavirus.

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Brazil's President tests positive for COVID-19 [Video]

Brazil's President tests positive for COVID-19

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. The 65-year-old has repeatedly undermined the pandemic and have flouted social distancing. Jair Bolsonaro had symptoms of COVID-19..

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus [Video]

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for the coronavirus after months of downplaying and dismissing guidelines to stop the spread of the illness.

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COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people [Video]

COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people

A military operation to fight COVID-19 in Brazil as the risk grows for the country's Indigenous communities.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published
Virus-hit Brazil split on Bolsonaro [Video]

Virus-hit Brazil split on Bolsonaro

A thousand crosses placed in front of Brazil's Congress to honour people who have died from COVID-19 and to denounce President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the pandemic, set against Bolsonaro..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published
Brazil COVID-19: Protests over Bolsonaro's handling of outbreak [Video]

Brazil COVID-19: Protests over Bolsonaro's handling of outbreak

Protests against the Brazilian president say he is a threat to democracy and is not managing the pandemic well.

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Brazil's former health minister speaks out [Video]

Brazil's former health minister speaks out

Nelson Teich resigned as Brazil's health minister in May after a disagreement with President Bolsonaro.

Credit: BBC World News - Affiliate     Duration: 03:29Published

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'Living hell': Brazil capital a COVID-19 hotspot after reopening

Under pressure from Jair Bolsonaro, mayors and governors are loosening restrictions even as confirmed infections spike.
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Brazil Amazon deforestation up in June, set for worst year in over a decade

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rose for the 14th consecutive month in June, preliminary government data on Friday showed, heaping further pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro who is under fire for..
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Covid-positive Brazil president Bolsonaro says he feels 'very well', praises hydroxycholoroquine

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Bolivia President, Jeanine Añez, Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Ms. Añez is the second Latin America leader this week, after President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, to disclose an infection, a sign the region is at the epicenter of the global outbreak.
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Highest single-day jump in infections in Mexico and South Africa as Jair Bolsonaro again urges reopening for Brazil.
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Press Group Sues Brazilian President Bolsonaro for Taking Off His Mask As He Announces his Positive COVID-19 Test Results

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Bolivia's interim president has COVID-19 but ‘feels strong’

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Brazil asks investment firms to adopt protected Amazon areas

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s government on Thursday proposed that global asset-managers adopt protected areas in the Amazon rainforest in order to curb illegal deforestation ahead of the season..
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Here’s how Facebook found disinformation networks tied to Bolsonaro and Roger Stone

Facebook has taken down disinformation networks linked to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and disgraced former Trump adviser Roger Stone, the company announced yesterday. The network connected to..
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A group representing Brazilian journalists say they are planning to file a lawsuit against President Jair Bolsonaro for endangering their health after he took off his mask to speak with reporters..
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Bolsonaro’s Son Counters Coronavirus Attacks with Spin-tistics

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Brazilian president continues to tout hydroxychloroquine as treatment despite studies finding it ineffective.
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