Brazil

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 15:18:00 GMT
Lula, “persona non grata” in Israel
The government of Israel has declared Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva “persona non grata” for likening the ongoing military deployment in the Gaza Strip to the genocide perpetrated by Nazi Germany during Worl...

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 10:59:00 GMT
Israeli gov't outraged by Lula's likening war in Gaza to the Holocaust
The Government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has summoned the Brazilian Ambassador after President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva likened the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) response to the Oct. 7 attacks by the terrorist group ...

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 10:49:00 GMT
Lula speaks about a strong "global south" before African leaders
Brazilian President Luís Inácio Lula da Silva said on Sunday that his country has a historic debt with Africa and advocated for stronger ties among "Global South" nations during his appearance as a guest at the 37th African U...

Sun, 18 Feb 2024 09:36:00 GMT
Foreign minister Cameron confirms visit to Falklands, and to Brazil and Paraguay
British foreign minister David Cameron said on Sunday that the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands will not be up for discussion as long as they want to remain a British territory. Cameron is preparing to make the first visit t...

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 10:18:00 GMT
Blinken to tour Brazil and Argentina next week
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is planning a trip to Brazil and Argentina next week, during which he will meet with local authorities to discuss regional matters in addition to participating in G20 engagements in Rio de J...

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 10:11:00 GMT
Brazil: Six state capitals begin vaccinating children against dengue
Health authorities in Brazil started Friday vaccinating children against dengue in six out the the ten State capitals chosen to start the South American Country's immunization program for which 712,000 doses were made available...

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 11:39:00 GMT
Police find fraud evidence against Jair Bolsonaro Jr
Jair Renan Bolsonaro, the youngest son of former Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro, is suspected together with a friend (and shooting instructor, Maciel Alves) of fraudulent misrepresentation, use of false documents, a...

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 10:55:00 GMT
Lula condemns Israel's killings in Gaza
During his stop in Egypt as part of his new African tour, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said that the killings in Gaza were unjustifiable and denounced the United Nations' inability to solve armed conflicts as ...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 10:59:00 GMT
Evidence about Bolsonaro's alleged coup plotting meetings mount
Brazil's Federal Police (PF) said Wednesday that it had managed to corroborate Lt Col Mauro Cid's allegations about former President Jair Bolsonaro's alleged coup meetings during which would have discussed a plan with the milit...

Thu, 15 Feb 2024 10:33:00 GMT
Covid-19 cases on the rise in Sao Paulo and in the region
Authorities in the city of São Paulo have reported that the number of Covid-19 cases more than tripled between the first epidemiological week of 2024 (Dec. 31, 2023, to Jan. 6, 2024) and the sixth (Feb. 4 to 10) after growing ...

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