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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro threatens to punch reporter in the face

Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president has been captured on camera threatening to punch a reporter in the face, after being asked about alleged family corruption. Bolsonaro, who was visiting the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia on Sunday when a group of journalists met him outside, was seen on video threatening the O Globo newspaper reporter after […]

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Facebook globally blocks Jair Bolsonaro supporters’ accounts over fake news

Facebook on Saturday announced that it has globally blocked certain accounts controlled by supporters of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro implicated in a fake news inquiry, a day after it was fined for not complying with a Supreme Court judge’s order to do so. A spokesperson for Facebook said the order was “extreme” and threatens “freedom […]

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Coronavirus leaves mold in Jair Bolsonaro’s lungs

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has a “mold in the lung” after having spent weeks in isolation after catching Covid-19. In his first Facebook live video since recovering from Covid-19, Bolsonaro said: “I’ve just taken a blood exam. I was a bit weak yesterday. They have also found a bit of an infection. I’m taking antibiotics […]

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Large bird sinks beak into Brazil’s President’s hand during feeding

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president was bitten by a large bird after complaining of “horrible” quarantine early this week. Bolsonaro tested positive for COVID-19 last Tuesday and has been in isolation for more than a week now. He was bitten when he was taking a stroll through the grounds of his official residence and decided to […]

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. This was his fourth test, he took it after developing symptoms, including a high temperature. Bolsonaro made the announcement in a TV interview on Tuesday. He said the fever he had been experiencing had gone down and that he felt “very well”. The president said that […]

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Brazilian judge orders President Jair Bolsonaro to wear mask in public

A Brazilian judge ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to wear a protective mask when he is out in public spaces in the capital, Brasilia, and the surrounding federal district. The far-right president has been accused for belittling the risk posed by coronavirus. He initially dismissed it as “a little cold” at the start of the pandemic. […]

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Supreme Court ruling forces Bolsonaro to restore detailed COVID-19 data on website

Brazil on Tuesday restored detailed COVID-19 data to its official national website following controversy over the removal of cumulative totals and a ruling by a Supreme Court justice that the full set of information be reinstated. The move came after days of mounting pressure from across the political spectrum and allegations the government was trying […]

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Big blow to Brazilian President as judge orders release of expletive-ridden video

Brazil’s Supreme Court has released a video showing President Jair Bolsonaro expressing frustration that he was unable to change security officials and vowing to protect his family. The video forms part of an investigation into allegations that the president attempted to replace senior members of the federal police. Mr Bolsonaro denies any wrongdoing. The growing […]

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Brazil’s president bets on killer drug, to save people from coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro neatly sums up how thoroughly politics has hijacked the debate over using malaria drugs against the new coronavirus: “Right-wingers take chloroquine”. The far-right leader made the remark Tuesday, a day before his government recommended widespread use of chloroquine and a less-toxic derivative, hydroxychloroquine, to treat Covid-19 even in mild cases, despite […]

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Former Brazil President fears ‘GENOCIDE’ due to ‘CALLOUSNESS’ of current President Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said that he fears a ”genocide” in Brazil due to the ”callousness” of current President Jair Bolsonaro. He accused Bolsonaro of steering Brazil toward “chaos” with his calls to reopen the economy despite the country emerging as one of those hardest hit by the new coronavirus […]

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Brazilian President mocks coronavirus by joining anti-quarantine protests

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro came out in public to support a rally that defended military intervention, amid the coronavirus-enforced lockdown. The president, hence, infringed his own ministry’s recommendation to maintain social distancing, prompting criticism across the political spectrum. On the day Brazil celebrates its army, Bolsonaro made an appearance at the protest held in front […]

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India’s 71st Republic Day Chief Guest – Jair Bolsonaro

President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro would be India’s chief guest on its 71st Republic Day. Bolsonaro would be the third Brazilian head of state to attend Republic Day celebrations in India. Bolsonaro received the invitation in November itself after an informal meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bolsonaro on the sidelines of the BRICS summit. […]