The US dollar was traded at R$ 5.05 apiece Friday amid Brazil's volatile context with President Jair Bolsonaro under investigation for alleged corruption and a mega request for his impeachment already in Congress.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday warned he would not hand over his sash to anyone if he is beaten through electoral fraud.
A request to impeach President Jair Bolsonaro was submitted Wednesday into Brazil's House of Deputies by opposition political parties, social movements and organizations.
The State Attorney's Office in Brasilia launched an enquiry into the alleged mishandlings by government officials regarding the acquisition of a supply of the Indian-made anticoronavirus Covaxin immunizer.
The Brazilian Confederation of Industry, CNI and the IndustriALL-Brasil (which represents industry unions) have officially requested that in the next Mercosur meeting, scheduled for early this month, Brazilian representatives withdraw the proposal for a reduction of block trade tariffs with other countries. However, both institutions also backed the current flexibilization of current trade talks with third countries, such as South Korea.
Health authorities in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro announced Tuesday that they had approved combination doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca anticoronavirus vaccines on pregnant women.
A Brazilian government official who reportedly asked for a US $ 1 “surcharge” per vaccine dose has left his post, the Ministry of Health announced through a statement Tuesday.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the armed forces to be involved for the third time in the protection of the Amazon basin from deforestation and other man-caused calamities.
The Government of Brazil Monday announced the occurrence of the first two deaths due to the coronavirus Delta variant.
Brazil's Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque Monday launched an appeal for “conscious” use of water and energy in a televised message during which he admitted the seriousness of the current drought and its impact on the production and distribution of electricity.