Sao Paulo City health authorities have advised the citizenry Wednesday to go back to wearing facemasks in indoor settings due to the increase of COVID-19 cases recorded in recent weeks. The measure will only be mandatory in health facilities and in public transport such as buses, trains, and subways.
Brazilian rescue agents have retrieved six more bodies of people who lost their lives during last week's severe rainstorms in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, thus rising to death toll to 106, Agencia Brasil reported Tuesday. Ten others remain listed as “missing.”
Russia supports the proposal to increase membership of BRICS, the organization of the leading developing economies, but before moving in that direction there is a need to establish a consensus on access criteria.
The Brazilian government is drafting a presidential decree to change tax revenue mechanisms, which the economic team argues it will lead to a 1.5 percentage point reduction in the rates levied on all imported products. This is part of president Bolsonaro's administration policy of (gradually) opening the Brazilian economy to foreign competition.
Brazil's Labor Attorney (MPT) has summoned carmaker Volkswagen for an administrative hearing following reports that the company benefitted from slave labor in the 1970s and 1980s in Santana do Araguaia, in the State of Pará, it was announced Monday.
Brazilian rice exports (husk base) totaled 451.3 thousand tones during the first quarter, more than double the same period in 2021 when 207.7 thousand tons were shipped, reports the Brazilian Rice Industry Association (Abiarroz).
Financing from the BRICS bank has been pivotal in boosting pavement, drainage, basic sanitation and sidewalk construction works in Brazil's Amazonia, it was reported.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Sunday announced he would be traveling first thing Monday to Recife to see for himself the devastation caused by yet another rainstorm in the country's northeast, which has left at least 84 dead, and over 50 missing as figures are updated constantly.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva Friday celebrated the results of Datafolha's most recent survey, according to which he might win the Oct. 2 elections, even probably in the first round.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro highlighted his country's importance worldwide following the announcement of a one-on-one meeting with his US colleague Joseph Biden at the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, in addition to his encounter in February with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Moscow.