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Sao Paulo to provide vaccine even without federal govt help, governor says

Aug 28 2020

SAO PAULO The Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, which is in advanced trials of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine, will inoculate its population even if the federal government declines to help, governor Joao Doria told Reuters in an interview on Friday.

Special Report: One Brazilian farmer tried – and failed – to ranch more responsibly in the Amazon

Aug 28 2020

TAILANDIA, Brazil Mauro Lucio Costa wanted to do the right thing for the world's largest rainforest.

Brazil drops police from human rights report amid global protests against racism and abuse

Jun 12 2020

SÃO PAULO Brazil has excluded complaints of police violence from an annual human rights report, sparking allegations on Friday of a cover-up amid global outrage over racial injustice and use of excessive force by law enforcement.

'We need to stand united,' climate activist Thunberg tells U.S. protesters

Jun 05 2020

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO The U.S. struggle for racial justice after the police killing of George Floyd is part of the fight against climate change and for social justice that unites us all, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro 'failed' on coronavirus, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

Jun 05 2020

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, June 5 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has failed in managing the coronavirus crisis, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Friday, a day after a record rise in deaths in the South American nation.

Deaths jump in Brazil's indigenous tribes as virus spreads

Jun 04 2020

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Coronavirus is spreading fast through Brazil's indigenous populations, with deaths caused by the disease increasing more than five-fold in the past month, according to data collected by a national association of first peoples.

Deaths jump in Brazil's indigenous tribes as virus spreads

Jun 04 2020

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, June 4 Coronavirus is spreading fast through Brazil's indigenous populations, with deaths caused by the disease increasing more than five-fold in the past month, according to data collected by a national association of first peoples.

Special Report: Bolsonaro brought in his generals to fight coronavirus. Brazil is losing the battle

May 27 2020

SÃO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO In mid-March, Brazil took what seemed to be a forceful early strike against the coronavirus pandemic.

Biggest threat to Brazil coronavirus response? President Bolsonaro, says The Lancet

May 08 2020

BRASILIA The biggest threat to Brazil's ability to successfully combat the spread of the coronavirus and tackle the unfolding public health crisis is the country's president, Jair Bolsonaro, according to British medical journal The Lancet.

Biggest threat to Brazil coronavirus response? President Bolsonaro, says The Lancet

May 08 2020

BRASILIA, May 8 The biggest threat to Brazil's ability to successfully combat the spread of the coronavirus and tackle the unfolding public health crisis is the country's president, Jair Bolsonaro, according to British medical journal The Lancet.

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