Jair Bolsonaro

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We must not allow Covid deaths to be ‘normalised’ | Letters
Letters: Dr Jo Fayram hopes the apathy of the British public will not last; Professors Joe Sim and Steve Tombs condemn the government’s lamentable failures; Professor Patricia Deps reports on Brazil’s Covid inquiry; and Margaret Farnworth highlights a super-spreader football match

Letters

18, Oct, 2021 @5:04 PM

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President of Brazil says it ‘makes no sense’ for him to be vaccinated
Jair Bolsonaro’s comments called ‘stupid and selfish’ in country where 600,000 people have died of Covid

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

13, Oct, 2021 @8:14 PM

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Bolsonaro must be held criminally responsible for assault on the Amazon, say activists
In a petition to the international criminal court experts said the ‘mass deforestation’ poses a clear danger

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

12, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Bolsonaro blocks free tampons and pads for disadvantaged women in Brazil
Campaigners say president’s veto is ‘absurd and inhumane’ in country where period poverty keeps one in four girls out of school

Jo Griffin

11, Oct, 2021 @11:02 AM

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The Amazon rainforest is losing about 10,000 acres a day. Soon it will be too late | Kim Heacox
Since 1988, humans have destroyed an area of rainforest roughly the size of California

Kim Heacox

07, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Outcry in Brazil over photos of people scavenging through animal carcasses
Pictures of destitute Brazilians searching scraps for food lay bare scale of economic and social crisis

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

03, Oct, 2021 @9:48 AM

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Mass protests in Brazil call for Jair Bolsonaro’s impeachment
Crowds parade through cities as polling shows president’s ratings sinking to new depths

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

02, Oct, 2021 @6:53 PM

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Brazil protesters aim to summon spirit of 84 for massive anti-Bolsonaro drive
Demonstrators who took part in historic rally that hastened end of Brazil’s dictatorship hope for similar show of force this weekend

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

01, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Boris Johnson asked for ‘emergency’ food deal, says Bolsonaro
No 10 denies Brazilian president’s claim but some speculate food item is turkeys for Christmas

Aubrey Allegretti and Tom Phillips

24, Sep, 2021 @1:09 PM

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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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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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