Jair Bolsonaro

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Anger as Bolsonaro moves to make guns easier to access: 'A threat to democracy'
Gun control campaigners appalled after Brazil’s pro-gun president announces four decrees to facilitate acquiring weapons

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

15, Feb, 2021 @8:14 PM

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‘It’s all so cheerless’: Rio mourns loss of carnival’s noise and passion
Samba troupes fight to stay positive as cancellation of parades hurts jobs and dampens hope in the favelas

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

14, Feb, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Who drank all the milk? Pundits make a meal of Bolsonaro's breakfast habits
The Brazilian president is partial to a humble tin of condensed milk – but did his government really need to spend $2.9m on it?

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

27, Jan, 2021 @9:11 PM

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Motorcade rallies call for impeachment of Bolsonaro in Brazil
Protests take place across country at what many see as president’s shambolic Covid response

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

24, Jan, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Jair Bolsonaro could face charges in The Hague over Amazon rainforest
Indigenous leaders and human rights groups accuse Brazilian president of crimes against humanity

Flávia Milhorance

23, Jan, 2021 @12:03 PM

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Emicida, a rapper on a mission to recover Brazil's black history
Musician and maker of ‘heroic’ Netflix documentary warns his country is on a dangerous path

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

18, Jan, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Bolsonaro rival hails Covid vaccinations as 'triumph of science against denialists'
São Paulo governor João Doria takes aim at Brazil’s president after his state beat federal authorities to secure first coronavirus vaccines

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

18, Jan, 2021 @12:31 AM

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Trump social media ban sparks calls for action against other populist leaders
After US president’s ban, some wonder if action will be taken against populists accused of using social media to stir chaos

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro, Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi, Shaun Walker in Budapest and Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco

17, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Brazil rushes to save premature babies as Covid-19 swamps Manaus hospitals
State hopes to transfer at least 60 babies from neonatal units as air force evacuates coronavirus patients from Amazon city

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

15, Jan, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Global immunisation: low-income countries rush to access Covid vaccine supply
Despite efforts to procure Covid vaccine, some nations will only vaccinate 20% of population

Sarah Boseley Health editor

15, Jan, 2021 @12:23 PM

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The vagina dialogues: 33-metre artwork draws far right's ire in Brazil
Juliana Notari’s hillside sculpture sparks clash between Bolsonaro-supporting right and leftwing cultural community

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

03, Jan, 2021 @6:17 PM

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2021 – the story of a year in 12 leaders
In 2021, the world will slowly begin to fight back against Covid. But what else will change as the vaccines are administered? Here are the figures who will shape a vital year

Simon Tisdall

01, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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