Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday announced the end to the mandatory use of face masks as a protective measure against the coronavirus for people who have been either vaccinated or who have already recovered from covid-19.
Brazilian corporation JBS, the world's biggest meat processors, paid a US$11 million bitcoin ransom to hackers to prevent any further disruption after a paralyzing cyberattack believed to have originated in Russia.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency of Brazil (Anvisa) Wednesday authorized the Butantan Institute to carry out human tests of the locally-produced ButanVac immunizer.
The Ambev brewery has announced Wednesday that they had decided to withdraw from the much controversial Copa America football tournament of South American national teams due to start in Brazil this coming weekend.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez Tuesday reached out to his Brazilian colleague Jair Bolsonaro to negotiate the purchase of medical oxygen above the current quota because it is not enough, according to health authorities.
Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga Monday announced players taking part in the upcoming Copa América shall not be required to be vaccinated, contrary to what had been announced last week.
Brazil's Justice Minister Anderson Torres Monday gave the green light for national forces to intervene in the capital city of the state of Amazonia, Manaus, which has been ransacked by acts of violence and looting over the past month, was announced.
Former Brazilian presidents Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Lula da Silva signed a statement in which they support Argentina's position in the Mercosur controversy regarding a flat unilateral tariff reduction as sponsored by president Jair Bolsonaro, with the backing of Uruguay, but rejected by President Alberto Fernandez.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Friday hailed the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) during his virtual appearance at Eurasia’s key economic and business event, it was reported.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Friday approves, albeit with some restrictions, imports of Covaxin and Sputnik V doses for use in up to 1% of the country's population, it was announced.