Jair Bolsonaro

Why Bolsonaro is being deserted by his top brass
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro
In Depth

Why Bolsonaro is being deserted by his top brass

Brazilian president is battling for political survival amid surging Covid death toll
1 Apr 2021
Brazil’s Covid ‘atom bomb’ could go worldwide, experts warn
The intensive care unit at Gilberto Novaes Hospital in Manaus, Brazil
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Brazil’s Covid ‘atom bomb’ could go worldwide, experts warn

South American giant on verge of becoming a ‘breeding ground’ for new variants
10 Mar 2021
Strangest Covid quotes from world leaders
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro
In Depth

Strangest Covid quotes from world leaders

Brazilian president struck down by virus he previously described as a ‘little cold’
8 Jul 2020
How Brazil was dragged towards coronavirus chaos
Manaus mass graves, Coronavirus
In Depth

How Brazil was dragged towards coronavirus chaos

South American nation stops reporting Covid-19 death toll and wipes official data
9 Jun 2020
How Brazilian drug gangs are fighting coronavirus
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro
In Depth

How Brazilian drug gangs are fighting coronavirus

Traffickers imposing containment measures amid criticism of government inaction
26 Mar 2020
Why Brazil’s jailed former president could be freed
Lula, Brazil
In Depth

Why Brazil’s jailed former president could be freed

Supreme Court overturns law that saw dozens jailed the largest corruption scandal in the country’s history
8 Nov 2019
Brazil oil spill: who is responsible?
Brazil oil spill
In Depth

Brazil oil spill: who is responsible?

Leaked documents show government blames Venezuela for mystery spill that has affected more than 1,000 miles of pristine coastline
24 Oct 2019

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UN General Assembly: five global clashes to watch out for
United Nations General Assembly
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UN General Assembly: five global clashes to watch out for

From climate change denial to the Kashmir conflict, this year’s meeting looks set to be a tense affair
23 Sep 2019
Instant opinion: silence on Kashmir sends ‘dangerous signal’
A Kashmiri woman cries during a protest against a police officer who allegedly shot dead a local teenager
In Depth

Instant opinion: silence on Kashmir sends ‘dangerous signal’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 30 August
30 Aug 2019
Brazil’s president says G7 treats his country ‘like colony’
Fires in the Amazon rainforest
In Brief

Brazil’s president says G7 treats his country ‘like colony’

Jair Bolsonaro lashes out as new evidence emerges of complicity in fires
27 Aug 2019
Brazil’s first openly gay MP quits following death threats
Jean Wyllys, Brazil
In Review

Brazil’s first openly gay MP quits following death threats

Jean Wyllys says his reputation has been ‘destroyed by lies’ amid increasing homophobia under new president Jair Bolsonaro
25 Jan 2019
Brazil cathedral shooting: five dead in church attack
Campinas cathedral shooting
In Brief

Brazil cathedral shooting: five dead in church attack

Shooter identified as a 49-year-old systems analyst with no criminal record
12 Dec 2018
How ‘South America’s Trump’ will change Brazil
Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed at a campaign rally
In Depth

How ‘South America’s Trump’ will change Brazil

Former army captain has pledged to boost economy but fears remain over environment and LGBT issues
29 Oct 2018