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Beleaguered Bolsonaro moves to shore up support

09/06/2020

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is focused on ensuring his political survival and is mobilising far-right supporters to help him do so as the coronavirus claims tens of thousands of lives in the country.

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Brazil government pulls coronavirus death toll

07/06/2020

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.

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Bolsonaro seeks to end Brazil’s social distancing

21/04/2020

Four days after firing his health minister amid the coronavirus pandemic, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said he wants social isolation policies to end nationwide this week despite commitments by many states to maintain them.