Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil’s vaccine-sceptic president gets pass at UN but not New York restaurants

Jair Bolsonaro ate pizza on the sidewalk on his first night in New York for the United Nations General Assembly.

Brazil’s president hospitalised with chronic hiccups

Bolsonaro's son says he had had trouble speaking, but that if surgery were needed it should not be a serious procedure.

Thousands in Brazil join anti-Bolsonaro protests

There were rallies in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Belem, Recife and Maceio, with protesters carrying signs saying things like 'Genocidal Bolsonaro' and 'Yes to the Vaccines'.

Fresh bid to impeach Brazil president over Covid response

Anti-Bolsonaro protests are planned in Brasilia this week.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro in a bind over suspected graft in India vaccine deal

Jair Bolsonaro is now in the hot seat over accusations that the Covaxin deal was a front to embezzle millions of dollars, that a key ally masterminded the plan, and that he knew all about it.

Brazil president fined for maskless motorcycle rally

Jair Bolsonaro has been holding such rallies across Brazil as he gears up to seek re-election next year.

Booed on plane, Brazil president tells critics to ‘take a donkey’

Brazilian media reports say he also removed his mask in the airport, in violation of regulations in place to contain the pandemic.

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