Jair Bolsonaro

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Lula 2022? Brazil poised for sensational political comeback
With former president’s political rights restored, polls suggest he would thrash Jair Bolsonaro if he stands for election

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

30, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘Best a human can be’: indigenous Amazonian Karapiru dies of Covid
Karapiru Awá Guajá, among the last of the hunter-gatherer Awá tribe, survived a massacre and a decade alone in the forest, inspiring others with his resilience and ‘extraordinary warmth’

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

30, Jul, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Angry Brazilians dress as reptiles for their Covid jabs to mock Bolsonaro
People are wearing costumes as a protest to the government’s handling of an outbreak that has killed more than 545,000

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

23, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘Hunger has returned’: Covid piles further misery on Brazil’s vulnerable
Many blame President Jair Bolsonaro’s failure to handle the pandemic and to provide adequate support for those in need

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

22, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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World can’t tolerate ‘premature death’ of Brazil’s democracy, says Bolsonaro rival
The centre-left politician Ciro Gomes tells the Guardian that Brazil is ‘living through the worst government in its history’

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

16, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Bolsonaro may have emergency surgery after hiccups persist for over 10 days
President transferred to São Paulo to determine if procedure necessary after surgeon diagnoses him with bowel obstruction

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

14, Jul, 2021 @7:25 PM

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Amazon rainforest ‘will collapse if Bolsonaro remains president’
Brazilian academics and activists issue warning amid fresh assault on environmental protections

Jonathan Watts

14, Jul, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Top rightwing Brazil newspaper demands removal of Bolsonaro
Call comes as outrage over Covid and corruption drags president’s ratings to lowest ever level

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

11, Jul, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Corruption allegations increase pressure on Bolsonaro
Reports claim Brazilian president, already accused of mishandling Covid, was involved in embezzlement scheme

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

05, Jul, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Brazilians take to streets to demand removal of Jair Bolsonaro
Calls for president’s impeachment intensify amid claims government sought to profit from Covid jabs

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

03, Jul, 2021 @6:50 PM

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Brazilian presidential hopeful Eduardo Leite comes out as gay
But governor who hopes to challenge Jair Bolsonaro next year backed the far-right leader in 2018

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

02, Jul, 2021 @2:38 PM

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Pressure mounts on Bolsonaro amid rising anger over vaccine corruption scandal
Tens of thousands to demand Bolsonaro’s removal from office after incendiary reports on allegedly corrupt deals to acquire vaccines

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

01, Jul, 2021 @2:24 PM

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