Jair Bolsonaro: News

08 Apr 2024

Elon Musk

Brazil's SC investigates Musk for refusing to block X accounts

Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes of Brazil has initiated an investigation into billionaire Elon Musk.

12 Jan 2023


Brazil: Bolsonaro supporters' 'mega protest' fizzles as authorities bolster security

To avoid another Sunday-like riot in Brazil, authorities bolstered security as social media flyers calling for a "mega-protest to retake power" in two dozen cities surfaced.

09 Jan 2023


Brazil: Pro-Bolsonaro rioters storm presidential palace, Congress, Supreme Court

In a reprise of the 2021 US Capitol riots, supporters of Brazil's far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro broke into the country's Congress, presidential palace, and Supreme Court on Sunday.

31 Oct 2022


Brazil presidential election: Lula da Silva defeats Bolsonaro

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has returned to power in Brazil after 20 years by defeating far-right incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro in a tight runoff election.

03 Oct 2022


Brazil election: Lula da Silva to face Bolsonaro in run-off

The presidential election in Brazil will see a runoff competition between former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro on October 30.

02 Sep 2022


Gun jams as man tries to assassinate Argentina's vice president

Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner had a close shave with death when a man standing among her supporters outside her home tried to shoot her at point-blank range as she approached to greet them on Thursday evening.

19 Jul 2022


Brazilian Amazon lost 18 trees per second in 2021: Study

The Amazon Rainforest plays a primary role in regulating the world's carbon and oxygen cycles.

24 Jul 2021


Bharat Biotech ends its Brazil agreement. What went wrong?

Bharat Biotech on Friday announced the termination its agreement with two foreign firms for the supply of COVAXIN to Brazil.

19 Dec 2020


Coronavirus vaccine could turn you into 'crocodile': Brazil's President

Jair Bolsonaro, the President of Brazil, who tested positive for coronavirus twice, has given a bizarre statement about vaccines. He suggested that the one developed by Pfizer and BioNTech could turn people into "crocodiles," and that the company won't take any responsibility.

20 May 2020


Coronavirus: Brazil records biggest spike in COVID-19 cases, deaths

Brazil on Tuesday saw the biggest jump in deaths due to COVID-19. The nation's death toll rose by 1,179 to 17,971, according to its Health Ministry.

18 May 2020


Coronavirus: Hospitals in danger of collapse in Brazil's Sao Paulo

As the number of coronavirus infections rises in Brazil, the nation's largest city Sao Paulo could see a collapse of its health system.

08 Apr 2020

Narendra Modi

On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'

Hours after he threatened India with retaliation if Hydroxychloroquine, a drug considered important in the battle against coronavirus, is not exported, United States President Donald Trump took a softer tone saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "great".

17 Mar 2020


Amid coronavirus crisis, hundreds flee from four Brazilian prisons

If dealing with the deadly coronavirus wasn't enough, authorities in Brazil have now a new problem at hand — they have to hunt hundreds of prisoners who escaped from four prison facilities on Monday.

25 Jan 2020


Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.

14 Nov 2019

Narendra Modi

Brazilian President to be chief guest at Republic Day 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to be the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations next year, and the latter has graciously accepted the same.

25 Oct 2019


Indians no longer require visas to visit Brazil

Indian citizens will no longer require a visa to visit Brazil, said the President of the South American nation, Jair Bolsonaro, on Thursday.

28 Aug 2019

Emmanuel Macron

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to accept international aid to deal with the devastating fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest for weeks.

20 Mar 2019

Donald Trump

Donald Trump warns of 'a lot tougher' sanctions on Venezuela

United States President Donald Trump yesterday warned that his country could impose "a lot tougher" sanctions on Venezuela as he urged the country's military to depose leftist leader Nicolas Maduro.

Jair Bolsonaro, known as 'Tropical Trump', is Brazil's new President

Jair Bolsonaro, a brash far-right congressman who has waxed nostalgic for Brazil's old military dictatorship, won the presidency of Latin America's largest nation yesterday.

22 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Brazil's own Donald Trump: Jair Bolsonaro

Donald Trump's win in the US has taught pollsters not to ignore fringe candidates who propound bigoted views on racism and homosexuality among other things.