November 27, 2021 13:47 (IST)
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Brazilian President commits country to climate neutrality by 2050

New York: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro highlighted this Tuesday, in New York, his country’s work on environmental preservation and the fight against climate change. 

Brazilian Supreme Court approves investigation of Bolsonaro over Covaxin deal - Reports

Brasilia/UNI/Sputnik: The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil has approved a probe into President Jair Bolsonaro regarding alleged overpricing during the purchase of India's coronavirus vaccine Covaxin, the G1 website reported.

Brazil witnesses protests against President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the Covid-19 crisis

Brasilia: A large number of Brazilians demonstrated in different cities across Brazil against President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the Covid-19 crisis.

Brazil: UN rights office urges independent probe into deadly police operation in Rio de Janeiro

New York: The UN's human rights office (OHCHR) on Friday called for an independent, thorough and impartial investigation into a major police operation in a favela in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, in which at least 25 were reportedly killed, including a police officer.

COVID-19: Support to frontline workers part of UN response in Brazil

New York: UN agencies in Brazil are supporting national response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including by providing thousands of protective items for health workers, the global organization reported on Tuesday.

Nearly 50,000 Brazilian tourism businesses close due to COVID-19

Rio de Janeiro/Xinhua: Brazil's tourism sector lost 49,900 businesses from March to August due to the COVID-19 pandemic, accounting for 16.7 percent of pre-pandemic tourism businesses, the National Confederation of Trade in Goods, Services and Tourism (CNC) said on Monday.

Brazil confirms over 51k new COVID-19 cases, more than 1,200 deaths in past 24 hrs

Brasilia/UNI: More than 51,000 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Brazil in the past 24 hours, while the death toll has been increased by over 1,200 in that period, the health ministry said.

Two Brazilian ministers test positive for COVID-19

Brasilia/Xinhua: Two members of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's cabinet said they had contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday.

COVID-19 death toll in Brazil surpasses 10,000: Health Ministry

Buenos Aires/Sputnik: Brazil recorded 730 coronavirus fatalities in the past 24 hours with the country’s total death toll now standing at over 10,000 according to the Health Ministry.

Covid-19: Brazil's death toll reaches 8,536

Rio de Janeiro/UNI: Brazil's death toll from Covid-19 has reached 8,536 as 615 more fatalities were recorded over the past 24 hours, the country's Health Ministry informed on Thursday.

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil nears 50,000 - Ministry of Health

Rio de Janeiro/Sputnik: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased to 49,492, the National Ministry of Health said on late Thursday.

Brazil's Minister feels COVID-19 outbreak is Beijing's plan for 'world domination', China resists statement

Sao Paolo/IBNS: Brazil's education minister Abraham Weintraub recently voiced his doubts that the COVID-19 outbreak, which first occurred in China, will benefit Beijing's “plan for world domination”.

Brazil flood: 58 dead, 40,000 displaced

Rio de Janeiro/UNI: As many as 58 people died and 40,000 others displaced as heavy floods lashed out in southeast Brazil, civil defence agency said on Tuesday.

Seven dead, 16 missing after heavy rains lash SE Brazil

Rio de Janeiro/UNI: At least seven people were killed while 16 others went missing after unprecedented heavy rainfall lashed the Belo Horizonte city in Southeastern Brazil, media reports said on Sunday.

Brazil's ex-president Lula released from prison

Rio De Janeiro/Xinhua/UNI: Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was released from prison in Curitiba, southern Brazil, on Friday afternoon.