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Bolsonaro signs decree extending emergency aid to Brazilians

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends the inauguration ceremony of the Main Space Operations Center of the Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite in Brasilia, Brazil June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Adriano MachadoBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree to extend an emergency stipend to informal…
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June 30, 2020
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Bolsonaro signs decree extending emergency aid to Brazilians

BRASILIA, June 30 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a presidential decree to extend an emergency monthly stipend of 600 reais ($110) to informal workers for two more months to help cushion the blow of the COVID-19 crisis. During the ceremony in Brasilia, Bolsonaro said he hopes…
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June 30, 2020
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Bolsonaro appoints economist Decotelli as Brazil education minister

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he would appoint economist Carlos Alberto Decotelli da Silva as education minister, according to an announcement on social media. The first Black minister in Bolsonaro’s cabinet, Decotelli served as the head of Brazil’s National Education Development Fund (FNDE) from…
bubmag
June 26, 2020
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Brazil: Will playing pandemic politics help or hurt Bolsonaro?

On Wednesday, June 17 at 19:30 GMT:Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to downplay the severity of the country's coronavirus outbreak, calling it a "little flu" while remaining at odds with state governments and health officials trying to contain the spread of the disease. The country now has the second-highest death…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
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Coronavirus: How pandemic turned political in Brazil

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Despite the pandemic, Mr Bolsonaro's core base continues to support him Brazil's handling of the pandemic has turned highly political. The country has swiftly risen up the grim leader board of coronavirus statistics and its death toll - 41,828 - is now the world's…
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June 12, 2020
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Coronavirus: Brazil judge orders Bolsonaro to publish full data

Image copyright AFP Image caption Brazil has recorded the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world Brazil has restored a website that lists the full data on Covid-19 in the country, just hours after it was ordered to do so by the Supreme Court.The health ministry stopped releasing cumulative…
bubmag
June 9, 2020