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Brazilian media reports armed forces may have named new president

Jair Bolsonaro’s irresponsibility in the face of the SARS-CoV-2 virus crisis may have irritated the Armed Forces into choosing Chief Minister of the Civil House, Walter Braga Netto, as the new operational president of Brazil, it was reported today.

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro asks people to get back to work, dismisses coronavirus ‘hysteria’

As Brazil’s largest city went into lockdown, President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday took aim at the “hysteria” over the coronavirus and urged that life must continue and jobs be preserved.

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Amazon deforestation in January hits record

Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil more than doubled in January compared with the previous year, according to official data published Friday.

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Maduro Says Counts on Brazil to Extradite Deserted Attackers of Venezuelan Army Garrison

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday that he had ordered prosecutors to speed up collaboration with Brazil for getting back five fugitive suspected perpetrators of an attack on a Venezuelan military garrison, adding that he counted on the effort to bring about positive results.

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Death toll from Brazil dam disaster hits 65

The death toll from Brazil’s mining dam collapse in southeastern Minas Gerais state has reached 65, local authorities said.

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At least 34 killed, hundreds missing in Brazil dam collapse

At least 34 people were killed, and hundreds remain missing after a tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale collapsed Friday afternoon in Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais, the state fire department said.

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Netanyahu says Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of ‘when, not if’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of “when, not if” he moves his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

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Brazil risks Middle East trade with Israel embassy move

Brazil is by far the world’s largest exporter of halal meat, which complies with Muslim dietary rules. President-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s plans to move Brazil’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, strengthening relations with Israel, has already upset Egypt and could soon stir trouble with other Islamic nations.

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Arab League warns Brazil that Jerusalem embassy move could harm ties

The Arab League has warned Brazil that it could face a downgrade in ties if it goes ahead with its promise to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, according to a report Monday.

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At least 12 dead in Brazil bank robbery shootout

At least twelve people, including six hostages, were killed on Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two banks in a small town in northeastern Brazil, authorities said.

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UK development aid money spent to support fracking in China

Over the last two years, £۲ million of UK state funding that was earmarked as developmental aid was spent to facilitate fracking at 16 plants in China, Brazil, Mexico, and India.

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Brazil: Massive fire breaks out at 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro

A huge fire engulfed a 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on Sunday, BBC reported. Firefighters attempting to douse the blaze said they were not sure how the fire started.

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Brazil’s jailed former president ‘Lula’ barred from running again by electoral court

Brazil’s embattled former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in the country’s election, will be struck from the ballot, an electoral court ruled on Friday, reshaping Brazil’s election one month before voters cast their ballots.

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Hundreds of women march in Rio to demand legal abortion

Hundreds of women marched in Rio de Janeiro on Friday to demand the legalisation of abortion in Brazil.

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Brazil fuel protests continue despite price cut

A lorry drivers’ strike that paralysed Brazil for a week appears to be continuing despite the government’s decision to lower diesel prices.

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Brazil fuel protests continue despite price cut

A lorry drivers’ strike that paralysed Brazil for a week appears to be continuing despite the government’s decision to lower diesel prices.

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