Brazilian authorities were still looking for survivors after heavy storms hit the state of São Paulo, leaving at least 40 people dead and just as many missing, in addition to over 2,500 displaced, it was reported Monday.
At least 36 people have been reported dead in the Brazilian State of São Paulo as heavy rains caused floods and mudslides. The number of fatalities is expected to rise, it was reported. A highway linking Rio de Janeiro to the port city of Santos was blocked by landslides and floodwaters. In addition to the dead, 228 people are displaced and 338 are homeless, it was reported.
Brazil's Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira told Folha de Sao Paulo that a possible free trade agreement between Uruguay and China would endanger the future of the South American Common Market (Mercosur). In Vieira's view, such a move would contradict the bloc's integration policies.
Fans of the club where Brazilian football legend Pele started his career convened Sunday at the Albert Einstein Hospital, in the western Morumbi area, to show their solidarity for Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, who is undergoing cancer treatment.
Brazilian football legend star Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pelé, has been released Thursday from the Albert Einstein Clinic in Sao Paulo after two weeks, in order to continue his treatment for colon tumor at home.
The Brazilian State of São Paulo Monday recorded its first day without deaths due to COVID-19 since the outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020.
Brazil for the first time will host the annual meeting of the heads and prime ministers of the Group of Twenty, the group of the 20 largest economies on the planet, in 2024. The announcement was made during the release of the final document of the group’s meeting, which ended on Sunday in Rome.
Ten Brazilian political parties agreed to question President Jair Bolsonaro's request for the impeachment of Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre de Moraes.
João Doria, Governor of the Brazilian State of São Paulo, has tested yet again positive for Sars-CoV-2, despite having received both doses of the Coronavac immunizer, it was announced.
The Chinese auto industry is penetrating Brazil. Automaker Great Wall Motors (GWM) reported that it has purchased the Mercedes-Benz car factory in Iracemápolis, Sao Paulo state, according to a report in the financial sector from the newspaper “O Globo” last Sunday.