Brazil

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England’s Covid travel rules spark outrage around the world
Refusal to recognise vaccines given across Latin America, Africa and south Asia has been denounced as ‘discriminatory’

Tom Phillips, Flávia Milhorance in Rio de Janeiro, Emmanuel Akinwotu, and Jon Henley in Paris

23, Sep, 2021 @11:38 AM

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Brazilian minister tests positive for Covid after meeting maskless Johnson
Marcelo Queiroga sat close to Boris Johnson and Liz Truss at New York meeting

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

22, Sep, 2021 @10:05 AM

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Electric air taxis to make their debut in Brazil’s most congested city
A Dublin-based company is promising zero-emission journeys across traffic-choked São Paulo, Latin America’s biggest city

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

21, Sep, 2021 @7:36 PM

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Bolsonaro vowed to show a new Brazil but ‘lie-filled’ UN speech cuts little ice
Far-right president peddled unproven Covid remedies and made baseless claims about Brazilian politics and the environment

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

21, Sep, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Boris Johnson uses Bolsonaro meeting to promote AstraZeneca jab
British prime minister tells unprotected Brazilian president Covid vaccine is ‘great’ while not wearing mask

Peter Walker and Tom Phillips

20, Sep, 2021 @7:41 PM

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Is this the beginning of the end for Jair Bolsonaro? | Andre Pagliarini
The Brazilian president wanted a popular uprising, but the underwhelming response was telling, says Andre Pagliarini, lecturer in Latin American studies

Andre Pagliarini

20, Sep, 2021 @9:37 AM

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Trump may be gone, but Covid has not seen off populism
It is liberal fantasy to imagine that poor handling of the pandemic has lessened the allure of Modi and Bolsonaro. They are learning fast how to subvert voting

Jan-Werner Müller

20, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Jair Bolsonaro plans to flout New York vaccine rules at UN meeting
Brazil’s president claims he has not received a Covid-19 vaccine – but his immunization records have been locked away for 100 years

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

17, Sep, 2021 @2:11 PM

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‘Everyone’s fleeing’: Brazil cracks down on illegal mining in Amazon – for now
Government is determined to show the world a new, greener face, but activists are skeptical the clampdown will have lasting impact

Tom Phillips in Jardim do Ouro

15, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Animals farmed: BSE in Brazil, UK pork crisis and radical Dutch plan to cut livestock numbers
Welcome to our monthly roundup of the biggest issues in farming and food production, with must-read reports from around the web

Tom Levitt

14, Sep, 2021 @8:26 AM

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Murders of environment and land defenders hit record high
Figures from Global Witness for 2020 show violent resource grab continued unabated despite pandemic

Jonathan Watts

12, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Indigenous warrior women take fight to save ancestral lands to Brazilian capital
Jair Bolsonaro is backing a legal move to open up large tracts of indigenous territory to commercial exploitation – denounced as an ‘extermination effort’

Tom Phillips in Brasília and Flávia Milhorance in Rio de Janeiro

10, Sep, 2021 @3:42 PM

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