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Jair Bolsonaro

Churches exempted from lockdown in Brazil amid virus pandemic

The decree adds "religious activities of any kind" to the list of exempted services, alongside supermarkets and pharmacies

27 Mar 2020 10:35 AM

Jair’s repertoire: Racism, misogyny, climate change

Bolsonaro’s penchant for crudity is reminiscent of Rodrigo Duterte, but he wears with pride the tag ‘Trump of the Tropics’.

30 Jan 2020 4:21 AM

Brazil President lost memory after fall that left him hospitalised

The 64-year-old slipped Monday night in a bathroom at the Alvorada Palace.

25 Dec 2019 9:50 AM

Possible skin cancer after hospital visit, says Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro

The presidential office, however, said there is no sign that Bolsonaro has a cancer, adding that he had been to hospital in Brasilia.

12 Dec 2019 9:34 AM

Leonardo DiCaprio refutes Brazilian president's claim that he funded Amazon fires

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that the Hollywood actor funded nonprofit organisations who are behind the Amazon forest fires.

02 Dec 2019 10:02 AM

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Brazil Prez claims ‘cool guy’ Leonardo DiCaprio paid money to WWF to ‘torch’ Amazon rainforest

Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly lashed out at various factions in casting blame for the forest fires.

30 Nov 2019 11:04 AM

India world's most open, investment friendly economy: PM Modi at BRICS

Prime Minister Modi said the grouping of five countries had led to economic development despite the global economic slowdown.

14 Nov 2019 8:57 AM

Brazilian Prez accepts Modi's invitation, to be chief guest at India's R-Day

During his meeting with Bolsonaro, Prime Minister Modi invited the President of Brazil to be the chief guest at the Republic Day 2020.

14 Nov 2019 8:21 AM

Indians will no longer require visas to visit Brazil, says its President

Earlier this year, the Brazilian government ended visa requirements for tourists and businesspeople from US, Canada, Japan and Australia.

25 Oct 2019 8:58 AM

A year after knife attack, Brazil's Bolsonaro undergoes surgery

The operation at Sao Paulo's Vila Nova Star hospital lasted more than five hours, the medical centre reported.

09 Sep 2019 8:52 AM

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After Brazil President, minister calls French first lady 'truly ugly'

Brazil and France have clashed in recent weeks over the handling of fires in the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest.

06 Sep 2019 9:29 AM

Bolsonaro vows to defend Amazon policy, even if it's 'in wheelchair or stretcher' at UN

Brazil traditionally makes the first speech at the General Assembly meeting, set for September 24.

03 Sep 2019 11:00 AM

Brazil President Bolsonaro fuels spat with Europe, fires soar

This year's total is the highest since 2010 when 132,106 fires were detected across the country.

31 Aug 2019 3:05 PM

Bolsonaro says, 'Amazon nations should decide region's future'

On Wednesday, Bolsonaro said Germany and France had tried to 'buy' Brazil's sovereignty.

29 Aug 2019 12:00 PM

Brazil open to aid for Amazon fires, but will decide how it's used

The office for the French president declined to comment.

28 Aug 2019 2:35 PM

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Brazil Prez 'working very hard' on Amazon fires: Donald Trump

Trump tweeted: 'Brazil President and his country have the full and complete support of the USA!'

28 Aug 2019 2:19 PM

Macron to withdraw 'insults' for Brazil to accept aid for Amazon fire: Bolsonaro

'First of all, Macron has to withdraw his insults. He called me a liar,' says Brazil President.

28 Aug 2019 12:52 PM

'Use funds to reforest Europe': Brazil rejects G7 aid to fight Amazon fires

'We appreciate the offer, but maybe those resources are more relevant to reforest Europe,' Lorenzoni, chief of staff to Prez Bolsonaro said.

27 Aug 2019 9:57 AM

Macron slams Brazil President after 'extraordinarily rude' comments about wife

Jair Bolsonaro and Emmanuel Macron have repeatedly locked horns in the past week over the fires ravaging the Amazon basin.

27 Aug 2019 8:22 AM

Why the world, and not just Brazil, should care about ravaging Amazon fires

Eight out of nine Amazon states have seen an increase, with the largest state of Amazonas seeing a 146 per cent rise.

26 Aug 2019 9:27 AM

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