Posts Tagged Brazil

Brazil faces grim coronavirus milestone

UNTV News   •   May 20, 2020

Fresh graves were being dug in a massive cemetery in Brazil’s largest city on Tuesday (May 19), a day after the country overtook Britain to become the country with the...

Brazil overtakes Spain, Italy in COVID-19 confirmed cases

UNTV News   •   May 18, 2020

Brazil’s confirmed COVID-19 cases had exceeded 230,000 as of Saturday local time, surpassing the numbers in Spain and Italy and making the country’s outbreak the fourth largest in the world,...

Brazilians divided on impeachment of President Bolsonaro — poll

UNTV News   •   April 29, 2020

Brazilians are split on impeaching President Jair Bolsonaro despite a majority believing accusations by the former justice minister that Bolsonaro tried to interfere with the federal police’s work for political...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro fires health minister, calls to reopen economy

UNTV News   •   April 17, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired his health minister on Thursday (April 16) after clashing with him over how to fight the new coronavirus, and again called for states to end...

Brazil stadium turns into hospital for coronavirus as confirmed cases near 2,000

UNTV News   •   March 24, 2020

States in Brazil have stepped up measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in Latin America’s biggest economy, despite warnings from President Jair Bolsonaro of pandemic fears throwing the economy...

Torture, beatings, death: Brazil women concerned as femicides jump

UNTV News   •   March 5, 2020

Daniela Gasparin was on a bus in the Brazilian city of Boituva early one morning in 2018 when her ex-boyfriend boarded the vehicle and attacked her with a knife. Gasparin,...

Heavy rains kill twelve in Brazil

UNTV News   •   March 4, 2020

The heavy rains in Guajura, Sao Paulo state in the early hours of Tuesday (March 3), left at least 12 people dead and 46 missing, according to the fire department....

Brazilian scientists decode coronavirus DNA

UNTV News   •   March 3, 2020

Just days after the country’s first coronavirus case was confirmed, scientists in Brazil have sequenced the virus’ DNA to better understand and tackle the feared epidemic. The investigative work was...

Brazil’s biggest city braces for economic hit after coronavirus reaches Sao Paulo

UNTV News   •   February 28, 2020

Brazil’s Health Minister was in Sao Paulo on Thursday (February 27) to meet with local authorities, after the country’s first coronavirus case with confirmed in the country’s financial center. With...

COVID-19 inches into a global pandemic as Brazil confirms first case

Marje Pelayo   •   February 27, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The Brazilian government on Wednesday (February 26) confirmed the country’s first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), raising fear of a global pandemic as it penetrates...

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