Jair Bolsonaro

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Bolsonaro ignored repeated warnings about Covid, ex-health minister says
Luiz Henrique Mandetta tells senate inquiry president was aware his anti-scientific response risked ‘death on an enormous scale’

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

04, May, 2021 @7:25 PM

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Brazil begins parliamentary inquiry into Bolsonaro’s Covid response
Opponents hope investigation will torpedo chances of re-election for far-right president

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

27, Apr, 2021 @5:20 PM

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Biden vows US will work with Russia on climate
Countries with poor track records on climate change, including Brazil and Saudi Arabia, were also courted at virtual summit

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

24, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Latin America’s lack of a united front on Covid has had disastrous consequences | Andre Pagliarini
The regional coordination of the pink tide era has given way to various governments, left and right, going it alone, says historian Andre Pagliarini

Andre Pagliarini

23, Apr, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Joe Biden’s billions won’t stop Bolsonaro destroying the Amazon rainforest | Marina Silva and Rubens Ricupero
Money alone will not persuade Brazil’s government to stop deforestation, say former Brazilian environment ministers Marina Silva and Rubens Ricupero

Marina Silva and Rubens Ricupero

22, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Brazil’s Covid-19 response is worst in the world, says Médecins Sans Frontières
The medical NGO says government negligence is costing lives as death toll exceeds 362,000, second only to US

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

15, Apr, 2021 @4:18 PM

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‘Negotiating with your worst enemy’: Biden in risky talks to pay Brazil to save Amazon
Activists fear billion-dollar climate deal will bolster Bolsonaro and reward illegal forest clearance – but US says action can’t wait

Jonathan Watts

11, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal’ Covid response has led to Brazilian catastrophe, Dilma Rousseff says
Former president tells Guardian Brazil faces perhaps gravest moment in its history and is ‘adrift on an ocean of hunger and disease’

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

10, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Brazil’s coronavirus death toll passes 4,000 a day for first time
Covid crisis ‘out of control’, says expert as president Jair Bolsonaro continues to resist lockdown

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro and agencies

07, Apr, 2021 @3:35 PM

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The Guardian view on Jair Bolsonaro: a danger to Brazil, and the world | Editorial
Editorial: The far-right president has given Covid-19 and the razing of the Amazon free rein. Now it looks like he plans to cling on whatever voters say

Editorial

05, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Amid Brazil's tragedy, our hope is the prospect of Bolsonaro's defeat next year | Celso Amorim
As Covid deaths climb, the president seems to be throwing the country into the abyss, says former minister Celso Amorim

Celso Amorim

02, Apr, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Brazil: calls grow for removal of 'coup-mongering' Bolsonaro as crisis builds
Opposition leaders demand impeachment for what they say is president’s illegal attempt to co-opt the country’s armed forces

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

31, Mar, 2021 @5:09 PM

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