Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was discharged Wednesday from the São Paulo clinic where he was admitted early Monday due to recurrent abdominal pain after emergency surgery was ruled out.
Former São Paulo Governor Geraldo Alckmin Wednesday announced he was leaving the PSDB after more than 33 years in the party, citing it was time for a change. According to several press reports, he is likely to run for Vice President next year behind the former head of state Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva.
Brazilian Health authorities have reported Wednesday cases of the Omicron variant of SARS-Cov-2 have been detected in several places nationwide with three confirmed patients in São Paulo and many other suspected in Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and former São Paulo State Governor Geraldo Alckmin were said Monday to have been working on a possible ticket for next year's presidential elections.
Brazil's much-criticized anti-COVID-19 vaccination drive has already reached 53% of the population with full treatment, while 72% of patients have at least taken the initial dose, according to a health report released Wednesday.
Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, also known as Pelé, turned 81 Saturday and posted messages on social media thanking fans for their support after being discharged from the hospital recently.
Economy Minister Paulo Guedes' announcements Thursday shook Brazilian markets after the official admitted he might not meet the public spending ceiling.
Brazilian Senator Otto Alencar spoke of cases of “disguised euthanasia” in the medical insurance company Prevent Senior, which is also suspected of having prescribed hydroxychloroquine to COVID-19 patients.
São Paulo Mayor Ricardo Nunes Thursday sent a by to the local City Council whereby Guarani would be declared the second official language of South America's largest city.
Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known worldwide as Pelé, has been discharged from São Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital's Intensive Care Unit Tuesday but will remain in the institution to continue with his recovery from a colon tumour surgery.