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Brazil senators bat for criminal indictment of President Jair Bolsonaro for COVID mishandling; all you need to know
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Brazil senators bat for criminal indictment of President Jair Bolsonaro for COVID mishandling; all you need to know

The 7-to-4 vote Tuesday by the 11-member committee ended its six-month investigation of the government’s handling of the pandemic and calls for prosecutors to put Bolsonaro on trial for charges ranging from charlatanism and inciting crime to misuse of public funds and crimes against humanity.

Brazil panel set to recommend indictment of Jair Bolsonaro over bungling COVID-19 response
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Brazil panel set to recommend indictment of Jair Bolsonaro over bungling COVID-19 response

Critics have denounced Bolsonaro for insistently downplaying the virus severity, ignoring international health guidelines on masks and curbs on activity designed to prevent the spread

Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19, says he's 'well and normal'
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Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19, says he's 'well and normal'

Bolsonaro, 65, had earlier said that his history as an athlete would protect him from the virus, and that it would be nothing more than a 'little flu' if he were to contract it

Football returns to Rio de Janeiro at the iconic Maracana Stadium, next to field hospital for COVID-19
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Football returns to Rio de Janeiro at the iconic Maracana Stadium, next to field hospital for COVID-19

Copa Libertadores champion Flamengo beat Bangu 3-0 in a local league game that was witnessed by fewer than 200 people in Brazil's historic 78,000-seat Maracanã Stadium

Brazil stops publishing coronavirus data; Bolsonaro says website 'not representative' of reality as experts warn against undermining pandemic’s gravity
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Brazil stops publishing coronavirus data; Bolsonaro says website 'not representative' of reality as experts warn against undermining pandemic’s gravity

Brazil's government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America's largest nation

Neymar mistakenly registered to receive welfare repayment compensation from Brazilian government, says report
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Neymar mistakenly registered to receive welfare repayment compensation from Brazilian government, says report

Neymar's name, date of birth and Brazilian ID number were used to register for the stimulus payment from the federal government, local news site UOL reported.

Amazonas city runs out of coffins, undertakers dig mass graves as coronavirus toll in Brazil climbs to 6,276; can’t work miracles, says Jair Bolsonaro
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Amazonas city runs out of coffins, undertakers dig mass graves as coronavirus toll in Brazil climbs to 6,276; can’t work miracles, says Jair Bolsonaro

Deaths from the coronavirus outbreak have piled up so fast in the Amazon rainforest’s biggest city that the main cemetery is burying five coffins at a time in collective graves

Brazil emerges as potential hotspot with 4,500 coronavirus deaths, overburdened hospitals; Jair Bolsonaro dismisses seriousness of ‘little flu’
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Brazil emerges as potential hotspot with 4,500 coronavirus deaths, overburdened hospitals; Jair Bolsonaro dismisses seriousness of ‘little flu’

Brazil is emerging as potentially the next big hot spot for the coronavirus amid President Jair Bolsonaro’s insistence that it is just a 'little flu' and that there is no need for the sharp restrictions

Coronavirus Outbreak: Chelsea's Willian cautious about resuming Premier League even without fans
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Chelsea's Willian cautious about resuming Premier League even without fans

Chelsea winger Willian is relishing the Premier League resuming, with some reservations during the coronavirus pandemic.

Gina Dal Colleto, 97-yr-old great-grandmother, becomes oldest person in Brazil to recover from coronavirus
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Gina Dal Colleto, 97-yr-old great-grandmother, becomes oldest person in Brazil to recover from coronavirus

When 97-year-old Brazilian Gina Dal Colleto was hospitalized on 1 April with coronavirus symptoms, few could have thought she would survive the deadly virus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Global infections near 5 lakh as health systems buckle; WHO slams world leaders for wasting time
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Global infections near 5 lakh as health systems buckle; WHO slams world leaders for wasting time

The number of coronavirus infections closed in on a half-million worldwide Thursday, with both Italy and the US on track to surpass China, and a record-shattering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits in a single week in a stark demonstration of the damage to the world's biggest economy

Donald Trump 'not concerned' about possible exposure to coronavirus after he dined with Brazilian official who tested positive
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Donald Trump 'not concerned' about possible exposure to coronavirus after he dined with Brazilian official who tested positive

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was not concerned about the possibility of being exposed to the coronavirus after dining last week with a Brazilian government official who has since tested positive for the disease