Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro took a motorcycle ride through Rio de Janeiro Sunday where he was escorted by thousands of biker fans from all over the country who seized the opportunity to take selfies.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Monday recommended against the import of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine to fight the covid-19 pandemic, citing lack of proper documents required for approval as well as other health risks the antidote may imply.
Justice Rosa Weber of Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF), Monday issued a provisional preemptive injunction against parts of decrees from President Jair Bolsonaro which enabled or facilitated the acquisition and use of firearms by regular people.
The Brazilian Senate approved, by 57 votes in favor and 10 against, the appointment of conservative Judge Kassio Nunes Marques, 48, to become minister of the STF (Supreme Federal Court). He will take over for Dean Celso de Mello, who retired this month.