Tag: Coronavirus

A municipal health worker and an environmental military police officer carry the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to an Indigenous hut in Manaus, Brazil. - REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Pastors in Brazil Telling Amazon Indians Covid Vaccine Will Turn Them into Alligators

Medical teams working to immunize Brazil’s remote indigenous villages against the coronavirus have encountered ...

Candidates backed by Brazil's Bolsonaro sink in local elections

President Bolsonaro and the Workers Party the Big Losers in Brazil Elections

Shaken by the world’s second deadliest coronavirus outbreak and a deep economic crisis, Brazilians ...

Forest Guardian Paulo Guajajara watches a loggers shack burn - Thomson Reuters Foundation/Max Baring

One Year After Guardian of the Forest’s Murder Nothing Has Changed in the Brazilian Amazon

Illegal loggers are operating unchecked in Brazil’s Amazon as coronavirus rages despite government vows ...

Standard Bearer for Rio's Escola de Samba Portela

Rio Carnaval Will Have to Wait for Green Light from the Coronavirus

Rio de Janeiro’s world famous Carnaval parade will not take place in February 2021 ...

An indigenous community in Brazil wearing masks against coronavirus

With Close to 1,000 Deaths, Brazil Indians Get an App to Keep Track of Covid-19

Indigenous and environmental organizations in Brazil launched an app aimed at alerting indigenous communities ...

A woman in a favela in São Paulo holds up a facemask (Reuters/A. Perobelli)

Brazil’s 13 Million Favela Residents Forced to Fight Coronavirus by Themselves

When the novel coronavirus began spreading in Brazil, it was predominantly wealthy people who ...