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Brazil plans to allow vaccinated people not to need face masks -Bolsonaro

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro speaks about the countrys hosting the 2021 Copa America during a ceremony announcing the Caixa public bank sponsorship of Brazilian sport, in Brasilia, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, June 1, 2021. REUTERS/Ueslei MarcelinoBrazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the health minister was preparing a measure to no…

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Brazil to host Copa America as pandemic-hit Argentina withdraws

A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) walks past a grocery store painted with graffitis depicting Diego Maradona, Carlos Tevez and Juan Roman Riquelme, after CONMEBOL announced Argentina pulled out hosting the Copa America, in Buenos Aires, Argentina May 31, 2021. REUTERS/Agustin MarcarianThe Copa America will take…

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Brazil and Russia face off over vaccine contamination cost

SummaryAn international fight broke out last week when Brazilian regulators vetoed the import of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, alleging its second dose contains adenoviruses capable of replication—a potential danger to vaccine recipients. The vaccine’s maker soon announced on Twitter that it would sue in Brazil for defamation. In response, officials of the Brazilian…

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VCT Brazil & Latin America Stage 2 Challenger Finals Predictions

The final three spots at VCT Masters Reykjavík will be decided this weekend at VCT 2021 Stage 2 Challanger Finals in Latin America & Brazil. The top two teams emerging from Brazil will qualify for the VCT Masters 2 in Reykjavik, while only the top team from LATAM will qualify. Here’s our complete set of…

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Brazil Treasury swells emergency cash buffer to record 1.12 trillion reais

BRASILIA — Brazil’s government increased its emergency cash buffer in March to cover future debt obligations and other due payments to more than 1 trillion reais, Treasury figures showed on Wednesday, as public debt also rose to a new all-time high.The Treasury swelled its liquidity cushion, essentially an emergency cash buffer, by 20% in nominal…

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Brazil once vaccinated 10 million people for polio in a day. What went wrong with COVID-19?

Coronavirus CoverageIn a country known for past public health planning, coronavirus cases are still rising while immunizations lag—and now young people are getting hit the hardest.ByJill LangloisPublished April 23, 2021• 10 min readWith deaths surpassing 378,000 and COVID-19 cases continuing to rise throughout Brazil, experts say vaccinating the country’s population of more than 200 million…


Brazil interest Levels to Achieve neutral level in 2022: cenbank director

No results matched your search Economy7 hours ago (Apr 08, 2021 04:15PM ET) By Jamie McGeever BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s benchmark Selic interest rate is set to reach its neutral level next year, a central bank director said on Thursday, adding that policymakers’ baseline scenario is for a Selic of 3% in real terms, or…

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Brazil Just Had Its Highest Daily COVID-19 Death Toll, But Bolsonaro Is Ignoring Calls for a Lockdown

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday there would be “no national lockdown,” ignoring growing calls from health experts a day after the nation saw its highest number of COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours since the pandemic began. Brazil’s Health Ministry registered 4,195 deaths on Tuesday, becoming the third country to…

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The Week Brazil Went Off the Rails

In the midst of a global pandemic, it’s difficult to determine which country is faring the absolute worst. But any short list at this point must include Brazil. On Monday, embattled Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro made the decision to upend his cabinet, replacing six ministers. Some of the departures weren’t surprising, like far-right Foreign Affairs…

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Brazil reports 3,650 dead from COVID in one day

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Brazil set a new daily COVID-19 death toll record of 3,650 on Friday, the health ministry said, as the pandemic spins out of control in Latin America’s largest economy. Since February, Brazil has seen record after record in fatalities and new cases of infection as the country second hardest hit anywhere…