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Brazil's Bolsonaro escalates rhetoric over electoral fraud

July 30, 2021 9:26 am

Bolsonaro has insisted for months that Brazil should adopt the paper ballot, even though a constitutional amendment changing the electoral system has not gained much traction in Congress.

Brazil reopens amid looming threat from delta variant

July 24, 2021 12:34 pm

Just 17 per cent of the population is fully vaccinated and 44 per cent have received the first of two shots in Brazil.

YouTube says it pulled Bolsonaro videos for Covid-19 misinformation

July 22, 2021 9:18 am

Bolsonaro's YouTube channel plays host to his weekly national addresses, which are folksy, musical events in which he invites on ministers, takes questions from viewers and blasts his enemies.

Brazil's Bolsonaro leaves hospital, says will be back at work Monday

July 18, 2021 11:01 pm

"I'll be back in the presidency tomorrow," Bolsonaro told the media as he left the Vila Nova Star hospital, where he had been since Wednesday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro recovering, says will be 'back in action soon'

July 17, 2021 12:13 pm

Bolsonaro, 66, has been in the hospital since Wednesday, when he traveled from Brasilia to Sao Paulo for treatment relating to complications from the 2018 knifing.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he has improved, could leave hospital on Friday

July 16, 2021 10:28 am

Bolsonaro was checked into a hospital in Brasilia, early on Wednesday, suffering from chronic hiccups.

Bad hiccups, but no immediate surgery for Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro

July 15, 2021 8:16 am

By Wednesday night, the Hospital Nova Star released a statement saying the president would receive ``a conservative clinical treatment,'' meaning he will not go through surgery for now.

Majority of Brazilians support impeaching President Bolsonaro, poll shows

July 11, 2021 7:42 am

According to the survey by Datafolha, 54% of Brazilians support a proposed move by the country's lower house to open impeachment proceedings against Bolsonaro, while 42% oppose it.

Brazil 2022 election will take place; 'It's that simple,' says senate president

July 10, 2021 3:50 pm

President Jair Bolsonaro claims that the voting system, which uses computers to record votes, is susceptible to voter fraud, and is insisting that only printed ballots be used.

Brazil President Bolsonaro’s disapproval rating rises to all-time high, two polls show

July 09, 2021 8:55 am

According to a Datafolha poll, 51% of Brazilians disapproved of Bolsonaro, up from 45% in the previous poll in May and the highest since he took office in January 2019.


Amazon again under threat from forest fires

August 17, 2020 7:39 pm

Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have surged so far in August, outstripping the same period of 2019 and renewing concerns about the forest's destruction.

Republic Day celebration photos from across India

January 27, 2020 8:56 am

India Republic Day 2020 Images, Photos: Breaking decades-old tradition, the Republic Day proceedings this year will not begin from India Gate but instead will begin from the National War Memorial, where PM Modi will lay a wreath.

Bolsonaro in India: Brazil President accorded ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

January 26, 2020 7:42 am

The Brazilian president is in India primarily to grace the Republic Day celebrations on Sunday as chief guest and explore ways to boost trade ties with India at a time when both the large economies are hit by slowdowns.

Behind the scenes photos of the Republic Day parade rehearsals

January 23, 2020 7:39 am

During the Republic Day parade, the IAF will showcase its might and glory, with its tableau depicting scaled-down models of five systems recently added to its inventory—Rafale aircraft, Tejas, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), surface-to-air guided weapon Aakash missile and Astra missiles.

Greta Thunberg, Boris Johnson, Carrie Lam, K Sivan: Global newsmakers of 2019

January 01, 2020 11:30 am

From Sanna Marin who took oath in December as Finland's Prime Minister to Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg being named Time Magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year, 2019 has been an eventful year. Here is a recap of the year in photographs