The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic in Brazil appears to be climbing in direct proportion to the popularity of President Jair Bolsonaro. Business Insider reports that in December of 2019, when Brazil had not a single case of COVID-19, Bolsonaro was polling at 29%. But in late September, he hit an all-time high approval rating, with 40% of Brazilians regarding him as 'good/excellent.
The mural can be seen in the coastal city of Santos, ahead of the sporting legend's 80th birthday. Pele played 496 matches for Santos football club and 92 matches for Brazil between 1957 and 1971.View on euronews
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A divided world has failed to rise to the challenge of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday and warned concerted action was needed to prevent millions of people from being pushed into poverty and hunger. Fred Katayama reports.