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Brazil police arrest dozens in illegal Amazon rainforest logging ring

Added: 03.06.2020 0:51 | 10 views | 0 comments

Police stormed a dozen sawmills in Brazil's Amazon rainforest in a dawn raid on Tuesday, arresting about 30 people accused of involvement in an illegal logging ring.


Stephanie Ribeiro on how "Architecture Must Recognize the Debate Around Race and Gender"

Added: 03.06.2020 0:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

My decision to study architecture was a naive one, made after having taken several vocational tests I found on Google. When I found out it was one of the toughest courses in Brazilian public universities, I thought about giving up. But I was already hooked by the history of architecture and its social role.


Brazil sets another record for daily coronavirus deaths

Added: 02.06.2020 23:48 | 15 views | 0 comments

Brazil registered another new record number of new coronavirus deaths over the last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Tuesday evening, as the pandemic in Latin America's largest country shows no signs of slowing down.

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U.S. launches trade probe into digital taxes, plowing ground for new tariffs

Added: 02.06.2020 20:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

The United States is investigating digital services taxes being adopted or considered by Britain, Italy, Brazil and other countries, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Tuesday, a move that could lead to new punitive tariffs and heighten trade tensions.


In Brazil, the elderly and loved ones reunite, with a little ingenuity

Added: 02.06.2020 20:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Dirce Villas Boas, a 93-year-old resident of a nursing home in western Sao Paulo, had gone 70 days without seeing her daughter until this weekend, when the pair hugged and danced together in an emotional reunion.

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Brazil's former president calls for Bolsonaro to be impeached

Added: 02.06.2020 19:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

Speaking to CNN via webcam from his home outside São Paolo, Lula as he's known to all, said Bolsonaro deserves to be impeached for what he considers an "irresponsible" and "negligent" handling of not just the coronavirus crisis, but also the country's economic collapse.


Mexico and parts of Brazil reopen after lockdown -- despite surging coronavirus cases

Added: 02.06.2020 19:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

Some Latin America nations are partially reopening this week, despite still recording thousands of coronavirus deaths and infections.


Trump and Bolsonaro discussed research effort on using hydroxychloroquine to fight coronavirus, White House says

Added: 02.06.2020 19:04 | 16 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro discussed a joint research effort on using the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as both a prophylaxis and treatment for the coronavirus, the White House said on Tuesday.


Stands Full of Fan-Submitted Cardboard Cutouts. What Could Go Wrong?

Added: 02.06.2020 18:20 | 10 views | 0 comments

In Australia, pranksters threw a wrench into the most innocent of plans. Plus: 16 players from a soccer team in Brazil tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Brazil faces a dark week as Covid-19 toll soars

Added: 02.06.2020 17:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Brazil appears to be entering another dark week, as coronavirus cases grow by the thousands and controversy swells around President Jair Bolsonaro.


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