Jair Bolsonaro: News
12 Jan 2023Brazil
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 2023Elections
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 2022Brazil
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 2022Brazil
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 2022Brazil
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 2022Ireland
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 2021Brazil
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 2020Pfizer
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 2020Coronavirus
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 2020Brazil
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 2020Narendra 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 2020Brazil
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 2020India
Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day
Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.
14 Nov 2019Narendra 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 2019United States of America
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 2019Emmanuel 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 2019Donald 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.
29 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
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 2017Rio de Janeiro
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.