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VW accused of ‘slavery’ ways during Brazil’s military rule

Manila Standard 30 May 2022
BERLIN, Germany—Germany’s Volkswagen Group faces accusations of “slavery” practices in Brazil during the South American country’s military dictatorship in the 1970s and 80s, German media said Sunday ... “It was a form of modern slavery,” the Rio prosecutor in charge of the investigation, Rafael Garcia, told the German media outlets.
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Deadly police shootout prompts claims of abuse in Brazil

The Associated Press 08 May 2022
The administration of Rio state's Gov ... Others didn’t escape ... Bolsonaro’s son Carlos, a Rio city councilman who is influential on social media, supported police ... His vice president, Hamilton Mourão, told local media on Friday in capital Brasilia that it is unfortunate that “true narco-guerillas” retain control over areas in Rio ... ___ ... .
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Brazil's Bolsonaro, Lula competing rallies a preview of presidential campaign

Reuters 02 May 2022
Register ... Bolsonaro decided to pardon him. Bolsonaro went to a rally protesting against the Supreme Court in Brasilia on Sunday. In a video stream from one of his social media accounts, Bolsonaro said the demonstrations were "pacific, to defend the constitution, democracy and freedom." ... The former president cited the recent U.N ... Register ... ....
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Lula competing rallies a preview of presidential campaign

Metro USA 01 May 2022
Bolsonaro went to a rally protesting against the Supreme Court in Brasilia on Sunday. In a video stream from one of his social media accounts, Bolsonaro said the demonstrations were “pacific, to defend the constitution, democracy and freedom.” ... in Brasilia.
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Reports: Brazilian President Bolsonaro hospitalized again

Marietta Daily Journal 29 Mar 2022
Rio de JaneiroBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been hospitalized again, according to local media reports late Monday.Bolsonaro, 67, was on his way to a party event in Brasilia. He did not appear there, however, but instead made his ... .
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Reports: Brazilian President Bolsonaro briefly hospitalized again

Marietta Daily Journal 29 Mar 2022
Rio de JaneiroBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was briefly hospitalized again, according to local media reports.Bolsonaro, 67, was on his way to a party event in Brasilia. He did not appear there, however, but instead made his way to ... .
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‘He Is Alright’: Brazil’s Bolsonaro in Hospital After Feeling Stomach Discomfort

The Epoch Times 29 Mar 2022
BRASILIA—Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ... "He is alright," Faria told Reuters, confirming earlier local media reports that the president was taken to the Army Hospital in Brasilia for tests.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro in hospital after feeling discomfort

Gulf Daily News 29 Mar 2022
BRASILIA ... "He is alright," Faria told Reuters, confirming earlier local media reports that the president was taken to the Army Hospital in Brasilia for tests ... was due to attend a political meeting of the Republican Party but did not appear, local media reported.
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Brazil President Bolsonaro in hospital after feeling ‘discomfort’—local media

The Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Mar 2022
... Faria told Reuters, confirming earlier local media reports that the president was taken to the Army Hospital in Brasilia for tests.
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Rio relaxes the use of masks as pandemic wanes in Brazil

Springfield News-Sun 08 Mar 2022
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Rio de Janeiro is relaxing the use of masks as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes in Brazil ... In Brazil’s Federal District, where the capital Brasilia lies, authorities have decided the use of masks is mandatory only indoors. Local media say Sao Paulo will take the same step on Wednesday ... Rio had its record high of cases on Jan ... 1 ... 2 ... 3.
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro pressures lawmakers before key fiscal vote

Metro USA 09 Nov 2021
BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said a vote against expanded government spending next year was a vote against the country, adding pressure on lower house lawmakers ahead of a crucial second-round vote on new fiscal rules ... on social media.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro pressures lawmakers before key fiscal vote

Reuters 09 Nov 2021
"We decided to change position in the name of preserving our party unity," Wolney Queiroz, the PDT's leader in the lower house, wrote on social media.Reporting by Lisandra Paraguassu in Brasilia and Eduardo Simoes in Sao Paulo; Writing by Gabriel Stargardter; Editing by Brad Haynes, Will Dunham and Andrea Ricci.
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Facebook removes Bolsonaro video linking COVID-19 shots to AIDS

The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Oct 2021
BRASILIA -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro found himself in social media time-out Monday after his video warning of a supposed link ...
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Facebook removes Bolsonaro video linking COVID shots to AIDS

Manila Bulletin 26 Oct 2021
BRASILIA, BrazilBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro found himself in social media time-out Monday after his video warning of a supposed link between Covid-19 vaccines and AIDS triggered action by Facebook and YouTube ... Bolsonaro’s latest run-in with social media ...
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Protesters in Brazil demand Bolsonaro's impeachment

Manila Standard Today 03 Oct 2021
Protests in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Sao Paulo and Brasilia, in addition to a hundred cities, were called by the "National Campaign Out with Bolsonaro", backed by a dozen left-wing parties, trade union centrals and the group Direitos Já! that brings together leaders from 19 banks.
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