Follow Us:
Sunday, August 09, 2020

Jair Bolsonaro


Brazil judge fines Facebook for not blocking Bolsonaro supporters

August 01, 2020 12:54 pm

The judge originally decided in May to block 16 Twitter accounts and 12 Facebook accounts of Bolsonaro supporters who have been linked to a probe into the spreading of fake news during Brazil’s 2018 election.

Brazil first lady, another Cabinet minister infected

July 31, 2020 10:48 am

The statement said that the first lady appeared to be in good health, but would follow established protocols.

Brazil's Bolsonaro keeps mum at first event since recovery

July 30, 2020 8:49 am

Brazil's president is typically last to address at the presidential palace, but Bolsonaro only watched the event recognizing women who work in rural areas around Latin America and left the room once it ended. He wore a mask throughout the event.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says coronavirus restrictions kill economy

July 19, 2020 7:40 am

“You have to think about the economy,” Bolsanaro said in the video. “It’s no use talking about life, life and life because isolation kills.”

Brazil's Bolsonaro, a Trump ally, says he hopes U.S. president is reelected

July 17, 2020 2:22 pm

Bolsonaro has often lauded Trump, calling him a political role model.

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus again

July 16, 2020 9:52 am

Bolsonaro, a former army captain, first announced his diagnosis on July 7 after dismissing the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, calling it a "little flu" even as Brazil's outbreak became the worst in the world outside the United States.

Video calls, separate bedrooms: Bolsonaro's first COVID week

July 12, 2020 3:08 pm

Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday that he tested positive for the virus and had experienced fever, aches and malaise.

Brazil's Bolsonaro picks pastor as latest education minister

July 11, 2020 8:23 am

Religious groups supporting the president say the education ministry is key to boosting Christian values in Brazil and casting aside what they contend is leftist influence in the schools.

Brazil press group to sue Prez Bolsonaro for removing mask while announcing he is Covid-19 positive

July 09, 2020 4:06 pm

While being interviewed, Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro was seen backing away from a group of reporters to remove his mask, in an attempt to show that he was doing fine.

Bolsonaro becomes poster boy for unproven virus treatment

July 09, 2020 2:23 pm

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was seen swallowing hydroxychloroquine pills on social media in front of millions of people and encouraging others to do the same. On Wednesday, he was again extolling the drug's benefits on Facebook, and claimed that his political opponents were rooting against it.


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