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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 ...

Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, rides a horse while meeting fans.

Brazil and US: The Unmasked Leaders

It’s a masked world. One man wearing a mask is odd. He could be ...

A signboard with the figure of Jair Bolsonaro and the inscription "Hysteria hurts economy" over him.

Brazil President Keeps Churches Open and Calls Governors Criminals for Imposing Lockdowns

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted as criminals the governors and mayors of Brazil’s largest ...

Waiãpi indigenous children in Amapá state, Brazil. Image by Sam Cowie/Mongabay.

Amazon Indians Fear Coronavirus Amid a Campaign to Convert Them to Christianity

Indigenous leaders in Brazil are acting to avert the devastating impact coronavirus could have ...