Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro signed into law the bill lowering from 25 to 21 years the minimum age for voluntary sterilization, also allowing women to undergo the procedure right after giving birth, it was published Monday in the Diário Oficial da União (Official Gazette).
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said he regretted Thursday's assassination attempt on Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) despite his personal disliking of her.
The Rome-based Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (PPT) found Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro guilty of crimes against humanity and Human Rights violations for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brazilian Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Monday that his country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would outpace the most optimistic projections by the end of 2022.
A suspect who has been identified as the 35-year-old Brazilian national Fernando André Sabag Montiel has been arrested after pointing a gun at Cristina Kirchner's head.
Following on requests from the potential bidders for Brazil's largest and most active port of Santos, the concession period of the Santos Port Authority (SPA), initially planned to be 35 years, should now increase to 50 years.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Thursday said he hoped Latin America would stage a joint reaction if a coup d'état takes place in next month's presidential elections in Brazil.
In addition to last week's plenum ruling banning the use of cell phones within voting booths in next month's presidential elections even if the device is turned off, Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) unanimously agreed Thursday to also ban voters from carrying firearms, Agencia Brasil reported.
Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras Thursday announced it would reduce the sale price of fuel to distributors from R$ 3.53 (US$ 0.67) to R$3.28 (US$ 0.63) per liter effective Friday.
Unemployment in Brazil continues to fall, hitting record lows, according to a report released Wednesday by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).