Rio de Janeiro Governor Cláudio Castro Friday stood by the police's actions in Jacarezinho, claiming that the suspects' response had been “brutal.”Add your comment!
A new variant of the Brazilian coronavirus has been identified this week, according to Rio de Janeiro health authorities.Add your comment!
Brazil's Foreign Minister Carlos França Thursday expressed his country's intentions to expand and diversify its economic and trade relations with China, which has grown to become its largest trading partner.Add your comment!
Butantan Institute Director Dimas Covas Thursday blamed President Jair Bolsonaro's anti-Chinese stance for the delay in the arrival and distribution of anti-covid-19 vaccines into Brazil.2 comments
An anti-drug raid by Rio de Janeiro law enforcement agents Thursday left 24 suspects and one police officer dead in the precarious Jacareizinho favela.Add your comment!
In a move to curb growing inflation, Brazil's Central Bank Wednesday decided to raise the basic interest rate by 0.75 percentage points, to 3.5% per year. It was the second time in a row that the monetary authorities responded to this type of measure.Add your comment!
Former Brazilian Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta Tuesday told the Parliamentary Commission investigating the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic that President Jair Bolsonaro tried to change the chloroquine brochure that comes along with the medicine so that it could be used against covid-19.24 comments
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's diplomacy is trying to place its ties with Russia back on track following the rejection of the Sputnik V vaccine which was unanimously turned down last week by the entire National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) board, citing a lack of proper documents.Add your comment!
Argentina's Ambassador to Mercosur Mariano Kestelboim Sunday said he favoured “a new common external tariff that promotes productive development.”Add your comment!
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Sunday thanked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the release of Robson Oliveira, the driver of former Spartak Moscow footballer Fernando Martins, who was arrested upon arrival for carrying a banned substance.Add your comment!