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Violence against Brazil's indigenous people rose last year, report finds

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Violence against Brazil's indigenous people increased last year as land disputes and invasions of their reservations rose and the government failed to provide protection, the Catholic Church's Indigenous Missionary Council said on Thursday. Its annual report on violence against the descendents of Brazil's original inhabitants said there…
bubmag
October 28, 2021
Brasilia

Bolsonaro asks Supreme Court to intervene to avoid social media suspension

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to block a possible ruling suspending him from social media. A Senate investigative committee on Tuesday called for https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/brazil-senate-committee-approves-report-calling-bolsonaro-be-indicted-2021-10-26 Bolsonaro to be indicted for nine crimes related to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and asked that…
bubmag
October 28, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil Senate report urges charging Bolsonaro over pandemic

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro waits for the arrival of Colombia's President Ivan Duque to Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. Duque is on a two-day visit to Brazil. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian Senate report recommended Wednesday pursuing crimes against humanity and…
bubmag
October 20, 2021
Brasilia

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