Tag Archives: Brazil

US COVID-19 cases hit 5 million; Brazil deaths at 100,000: Live 

US to extend economic relief to unemployed as country’s top health official offered hints of vaccine by year-end.

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Coronavirus live news: US nears 5m cases as Australian border closures ramp up 

US approaches horrific milestone; border restrictions tightened in Australian state of New South Wales; Brazil passes 100,000 deathsEx-health minister attacks Bolsonaro as Brazil Covid-19 deaths tops 100,000Trump signs order for relief, with less help for jobless ‘Queensland first’: Palaszczuk closes the borders and amps up election rhetoric Boris Johnson ‘w […]

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Brazil near 100,000 deaths from Covid-19 

Brazil was leaping toward a grim milestone — 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 — on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case, the country had not shown signs of crushing the disease.

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Last year’s Amazon fires stirred global outrage. This year’s dry season has started out worse. 

President Jair Bolsonaro, under pressure in Brazil and beyond, has banned intentional fires and deployed the military. But the right-wing populist has also publicly doubted the severity of the fires.

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Africa: Would Heading the WTO Be a Poison Chalice for Africa? 

[ISS] The sudden resignation of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) director-general, the Brazilian Roberto Azevêdo, has created both opportunity and challenges for Africa. Of the eight candidates to replace Azevêdo, three are African: former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; former Kenyan foreign minister and WTO General Council chairpers […]

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Brazil: July surge in Amazon fires raises fears of repeat of 2019 

Fires in Brazilian Amazon rise 28 percent, fuelling fears the world’s biggest rainforest will again be devastated.

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Coronavirus live news: France rules out lockdown despite infections rise; Japan reports second day of record new cases 

French prime minister says full lockdown must be avoided; Japan records 1,274 new cases on Thursday; number of global cases passes 17mAustralia sees record daily case riseUS passes 150,000 coronavirus deathsUK coronavirus live: latest updatesUS coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.30pm BST Brazil’s first lady, Michelle Bolsonaro […]

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David Luiz could turn Arsenal nightmare into FA Cup dream 

It has all come around full circle for David Luiz. Following weeks of redemption, the Brazilian put right his wrongs against City and now has a shot at an FA Cup final appearance, at long last.

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Rising coronavirus infections risk a ‘W-shaped’ recovery, economists warn 

Rising coronavirus infections in large economies such as the U.S., Brazil and India have underlined the fragility of the economic rebound and increased the risk of a “W-shaped” recovery, according to economists at research firm IHS Markit.

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Coronavirus latest: Brazil’s death toll tops 70,000 

Brazil has reported 1,200 new fatalities from the coronavirus, taking its death toll to more than 70,000. The US now has 3.2 million active cases, with new records set in nine states. Follow DW for the latest.

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Brazil’s President Bolsonaro Goes Through Another Coronavirus Scare 

Does Bolsonaro finally have the coronavirus,, after months of playing Russian roulette with Covid-19?

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Man Utd star Fred and wife head out for break at Lake Windermere as midfielder catches up on answering fan letters 

FRED celebrated Manchester United’s win over Bournemouth with a boat trip on Lake Windermere. The Brazilian and his wife Monique Salum enjoyed a well-deserved break before he returned to training on Monday. Monique – who towers over the 5ft 7in star – shared a photograph of herself standing of the jetty of the £274-a-night Storrs […]

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If the current case trajectory continues, Houston could be the hardest-hit city in the US with numbers rivaling Brazil 

The three most populous states are setting records for new coronavirus cases daily — and an expert fears major Texas cities could see “apocalyptic” numbers if the trend continues.

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Coronavirus Update: States See Cases Surge, Fifth Avenue Stores Reopen 

CDC Director Robert R. Redfield says the coronavirus has “brought this nation to its knees” as the U.S. sees a surge in cases; luxury stores on Fifth Avenue reopen; a Brazilian court rules President Jair Bolsonaro must wear a mask in public. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday has the latest. Photo: Callaghan O’Hare/Reuters

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Neymar loses court battle against Barcelona over loyalty bonus and has to pay THEM £6m 

The Brazilian forward has been engaged in a bitter legal dispute with Barcelona since leaving the club in a £198million deal in 2017 to join Paris Saint-Germain but the court ruled against him.

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