This would be the worst performance of the Brazilian economy in a quarter of a century, albeit lower than the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast.Full Story
Subnational governments and private entities could purchase COVID-19 vaccines such as Covaxin and Sputnik V.Full Story
The study reveals that between 25 percent and 61 percent of people who survived the virus could get reinfected as the variant can trick the immune system.
The study indicates that the economy lost at least 25,700 formal jobs after the stores closed as the hardest hit sectors were clothing, shoes, and accessories, followed by supermarkets and electronics and appliance stores.
Porto Velho reports the worst scenario as all beds for critically ill patients are occupied. Hospitals in Florianópolis, Manaus and Fortaleza are also among the hardest-hit by the COVID-19 upsurge.
The Free Lula campaign will present a platform to demand that Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) annul the proceedings against former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva orchestrated by former judge Sérgio Moro.
The country is reporting 1,000 deaths per day as the Bolsonaro administration is being criticized for the slow vaccination campaign.
On February 19, Bolsonaro appointed retired Military General Joaquim Silva e Luna as Petrobras president, replacing CEO Roberto Castello Branco. The appointment has been criticized since Joaquim Silva e Luna has no experience within the oil and energy sector.
In 2017, Dos Santos Araujo survived an assault by security forces in the Pau D'Arco Municipality, where ten farmers occupying the land were killed.
It is a symbolic way of confronting the Brazilian President with the stark reality of the COVID-19 facts.
Demonstrators mobilized in at least 70 cities holding rallies to demand an immediate and free COVID-19 vaccination for the entire population. The far-right president has dismissed the scope of the pandemic since its beginning as the death toll rises to over 244 000 people since March 2020.