Coronavirus pandemic

'Life goes on': Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian leader has repeatedly played down the threat from COVID-19, describing it as 'a little flu'.

'Life goes on': Brazil's Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic

Tested again: Bolsonaro says lungs 'clean' after coronavirus test

Brazil's president issues denial after media reported that he had shown some symptoms of COVID-19, such as a fever.

Tested again: Bolsonaro says lungs 'clean' after coronavirus test

Coronavirus pandemic

President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of coronavirus shakes Brazil

Brazil has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases and fatalities in the world.

President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of coronavirus shakes Brazil

AJ Impact

Amazon deforestation may hurt Brazil's corn yields, study warns

Researchers linked deforestation to a 5 to 10 percent drop in corn yields in Brazil's largest grains-producing region.

Amazon deforestation may hurt Brazil's corn yields, study warns

Coronavirus pandemic

Protests target Bolsonaro after Brazil's worst coronavirus week

Rallies in Brazil, 20 other countries denounce president's handling of pandemic amid record number of weekly cases.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Luiz Henrique Mandetta: 'Bolsonaro follows Trump' on coronavirus

Brazil's former health minister discusses his clash with President Jair Bolsonaro over the country's COVID-19 response.

Brazil

Bolsonaro steers Brazil erratically through coronavirus storm

Brazil rises as a global hot spot for coronavirus, with the second-highest number of cases and fatalities after the US.

Bolsonaro steers Brazil erratically through coronavirus storm

Brazil

More than 50,000 dead as Brazil coronavirus outbreak deepens

Right-wing President Jair Bolsanaro's handling of the pandemic has raised questions about his leadership.

More than 50,000 dead as Brazil coronavirus outbreak deepens

AJ Impact

European investors threaten to pull money from Brazil over Amazon

Seven firms told Reuters they will divest funds if they do not see progress in resolving the Amazon's deforestation.

European investors threaten to pull money from Brazil over Amazon

Brazil

Brazilian police arrest organisers of pro-Bolsonaro protests

Supporters of the Brazilian president have taken to the streets almost weekly to challenge coronavirus lockdowns.

Brazilian police arrest organisers of pro-Bolsonaro protests

The Stream

Brazil: Will playing pandemic politics help or hurt Bolsonaro?

Country faces mounting coronavirus death toll and prospect of increased military power.

Brazil: Will playing pandemic politics help or hurt Bolsonaro?

Opinion

Indigenous peoples guard 'the lungs of the planet' for all of us

We have a duty to support their fight to protect the Amazon from Bolsanaro's destructive 'pro-development' policies.

Alnoor Ladha

by Alnoor Ladha
- Felipe Viveros

Alnoor Ladha

Latin America

In Pictures: Brazilians rally 'against racism and fascism'

Hundreds take to the streets across several cities against President Bolsonaro's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

In Pictures: Brazilians rally 'against racism and fascism'

Coronavirus pandemic

Bolsonaro threatens WHO exit as Brazil's coronavirus toll soars

Accusing WHO of 'ideological bias', Bolsonaro says he may follow US president's footsteps and leave the UN health body.

Bolsonaro threatens WHO exit as Brazil's coronavirus toll soars

Health

What is next for Brazil in its coronavirus fight?

Experts warn Bolsonaro's actions, unequal health system and easing of lockdowns will lead to more dire consequences.

What is next for Brazil in its coronavirus fight?