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Brazil's Bolsonaro denounces mayors over virus lockdowns

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Brazil's Bolsonaro denounces mayors over virus lockdowns

Brazil's Bolsonaro denounces mayors over virus lockdowns

Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have begun shutting down non-essential business to slow the spread of the virus.


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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government data showed on Monday (November 30), with destruction soaring since President Jair Bolsonaro took office and weakened environmental enforcement. Libby Hogan reports.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday said he will not take a vaccine for the coronavirus, calling it his "right." Despite being infected with the virus in July, Bolsonaro has repeatedly played down the seriousness of the pandemic. Eve Johnson reports.

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‘Nations that aid terror…’: PM Modi’s veiled attack on Pakistan at BRICS summit [Video]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on terrorism, Covid-19 among other issues during his virtual speech at 12th BRICS summit. Addressing the summit of five-nation grouping BRICS via videoconferencing, the prime minister also said there was a need to tackle the problem of terrorism in an organised manner. "Terrorism is the biggest problem the world is facing. We have to ensure that the countries that support and assist the terrorists are also held guilty," the prime minister said. The 12th BRICS summit, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, was also attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Watch the full video for more details.

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Brazil Brazil Largest country in South America

Second COVID-19 wave sweeps Brazil, overwhelming hospitals [Video]

Second COVID-19 wave sweeps Brazil, overwhelming hospitals

Hospitals in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are filling fast, as cases and deaths rise again

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Brazil's Santas are out of work

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Brazilian bank heist, gun battle a 'night of terror'

A town in southern Brazil lived through a "night of terror" late Monday, according to the mayor, after bank robbers blasted explosives and fired high-caliber weapons at police in an audacious heist that injured two people and left reams of cash in the streets.

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Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon surges to 12-year high [Video]

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon surges to 12-year high

Destruction of the world’s largest rainforest in 2020 rose 9.5 percent from a year earlier according to government data.

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Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Megacity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

PM Modi praises Brazil man 'Vishvanath' for promoting Geeta, Vedanta [Video]

PM Modi praises Brazil man 'Vishvanath' for promoting Geeta, Vedanta

While addressing the nation during 'Mann Ki Baat' on November 29, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "India's culture and scripture have always been a centre of attraction for the entire world. Some people came to India in search of them and stayed here for life. While some returned to their countries as cultural ambassadors of India." "I got to know about the work of Jonas Masetti, who is also known as 'Vishvanath'. Jonas gives lessons on Vedanta and Geeta in Brazil. He runs an organisation called 'Vishvavidya' which is located in hills of Petropolis about an hour's drive from Rio de Janeiro," PM Modi added. "After completing mechanical engineering, Jonas worked for his stock market company. Later, he was attracted towards Indian culture, especially towards Vedanta. He studied Vedanta in India and spent four years at Arsha Vidya Gurukulam in Coimbatore. I congratulate Jonas for his efforts," PM further stated.

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Protests erupt in Brazil after black man beaten to death by supermarket security [Video]

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People protested in a Carrefour supermarket in Rio de Janeiro after the death of a Black man beaten by white security guards at another branch in Porto Alegre. The killing has sparked outrage on social networks and overshadowed Brazil's Black Consciousness Day, a holiday in several states.View on euronews

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Brazilian children meet Santa virtually [Video]

Brazilian children meet Santa virtually

At the Norteshopping shopping center in Rio de Janeiro, Santa's village has adapted by having children meet Santa via video conference.

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The Sertoes Rally revs up in Sao Paulo, starting a 5,000-km trek to Maranhao [Video]

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