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Doctors claim Brazil hospitals gave dodgy COVID-19 care

Luiz Cezar Pereira speaks next to his father Pedro Pereira Filho during an interview at their home in Guarulhos, Brazil, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. Luiz's mother, Pedro's wife, died of COVID-19 and was treated by health care company Prevent Senior, which is under investigation for allegedly forcing doctors to test…
bubmag
October 10, 2021
Brasilia

Thousands March in Brazil Calling for Impeachment of Bolsonaro

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia and elsewhere in Brazil on October 2 to call for the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro. Erika Kokay, the lawmaker who recorded these videos in Brasilia, tweeted beforehand that there was “no lack of reasons to…
bubmag
October 4, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil regulator says adolescent death unrelated to Pfizer shot

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Author of the article: Article content BRASILIA — The death of a 16-year-old who had a first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 was due to a prior blood clot condition not related to the vaccine, Brazil’s health…
bubmag
September 23, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil’s Bolsonaro going to UN meet despite being unvaccinated

Brazil’s Covid-unvaccinated President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday he will attend next week’s United Nations conclave in New York. — Reuters pic BRASILIA, Sept 17 — Brazil’s Covid-unvaccinated President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday he will attend next week’s United Nations conclave in New York, effectively defying city authorities who recently announced…
bubmag
September 17, 2021
Brasilia

‘Only God will take me out of Brasilia’, defiant Bolsonaro says

Brazil’s far-right president riles up hundreds of thousands of his supporters at mass rallies denouncing Supreme Court. Sao Paulo, Brazil – Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians rallied across the country on Tuesday in support of far-right populist President Jair Bolsonaro and his embattled administration, while calling for the removal of…
bubmag
September 8, 2021
Brasilia

Trump’s allies want to help Bolsonaro make Brazil great again

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bubmag
September 5, 2021
Brasilia

‘Brazilian beef ban may hit HK diners in the pocket’

A restaurant industry leader warned on Sunday that Brazil's decision to ban beef exports to China could see prices here rise by 30 percent or more. Brazil, which is the biggest source of beef for the SAR, announced the ban after detecting two cases of mad cow disease at separate…
bubmag
September 5, 2021
Brasilia

Yanomami shaman sees tough times ahead for Brazil's indigenous

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Shaman Davi Kopenawa, chief of the Yanomami people who live on Brazil's largest indigenous reservation, fears a pending Supreme Court decision on native land claims could worsen an onslaught of aggressive mining encouraged by President Jair Bolsonaro. "The machines will scrape off the skin of Mother Earth…
bubmag
August 31, 2021