COVID Cases Around the World Increasing by 25%, With Brazil’s Infection Rate Rising to 129%

COVID Cases Around the World Increasing by 25%, With Brazil's Infection Rate Rising to 129%

COVID cases around the world jumped by 25 percent in one week, with India and Brazil having the most infections behind the United States.
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Brazil: Effects of Omicron in the Country Evident as President Jair Bolsonaro Downplays Variant

Omicron surge was seen in Brazil as President Jair Bolsonaro continues to downplay the effects of the variant.
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14-Year-Old Boy Among 10 Victims of Deadly Cliff Collapse in Brazil; Tragedy Caused by Heavy Rains

Brazilian police have identified the tenth victim of canyon collapse last Saturday when a massive stone cliff face collapsed onto tourist boats in Capitolio.
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Brazil Set to Complete Jesus’ ’Cristo Protector' Statue Larger Than Iconic Christ the Redeemer

A statue of Christ is under construction in southern Brazil that will be more than 16 feet tall than Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.
Brazil: 10 Dead, 32 Injured After Cliff Wall Collapses on Tourist Boats in Furnas Lake

Brazil: 10 Dead, 32 Injured After Cliff Wall Collapses on Tourist Boats in Furnas Lake

At least 10 people died in Brazil after a huge slab of cliff rock crashed down onto leisure boats in a lake at Capitolio on Saturday.
Brazil Suspends Cruise Ship Activity Amid Omicron Variant Surge

Brazil Suspends Cruise Ship Activity Amid Omicron Variant Surge

Brazil has temporarily suspended cruise ship activity along its shores until January 21 amid a surge of COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant.
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Back in Hospital Over Intestinal Obstruction

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Back in Hospital Over Intestinal Obstruction

President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro was admitted to a hospital again early Monday after falling ill over the holidays.
10 Unique New Year's Eve Traditions in Latin America Believed to Bring Good Luck

10 Unique New Year's Eve Traditions in Latin America Believed to Bring Good Luck

Here are 10 unique New Year's Eve traditions in Latin America believed to bring good luck and fortune.
Brazil: 18 People Dead, More Than 280 Injured in Floods as 2 Dams Break Amid Heavy Rains

Brazil: 18 People Dead, More Than 280 Injured in Floods as 2 Dams Break Amid Heavy Rains

At least 18 were dead, and more than 280 were injured after floods covered the northeastern part of Brazil as two dams broke amid the heavy rains in the region.
Brazil Soccer Legend Pele Will Be Home for Christmas After He Was Discharged From Hospital, but Treatment for Colon Tumor Continues

Brazil Soccer Legend Pele Will Be Home for Christmas After He Was Discharged From Hospital, but Treatment for Colon Tumor Continues

Brazil soccer legend Pele was discharged from the hospital on Thursday after undergoing treatment for a colon tumor.
Brazil Builds One of a Kind Bridge for Endangered Monkeys to Help Them Cross Freeway

Brazil Builds One of a Kind Bridge for Endangered Monkeys to Help Them Cross Freeway

Brazil has stepped up to save its little fellow as it built a bridge to help a group of endangered monkeys safely cross a busy highway.
Brazil Wildfires Killed Around 17 Million Animals in the Pantanal Wetlands

Brazil Wildfires Killed Around 17 Million Animals in the Pantanal Wetlands

As many as 17 million vertebrates, including reptiles, birds, and primates were killed after wildfires had ravaged Brazil between January and November.
Brazil Judge Moves to Require Proof of Vaccination From Foreign Travelers

Brazil Judge Moves to Require Proof of Vaccination From Foreign Travelers

A Brazilian Supreme Court judge ruled on Saturday that all travelers arriving in Brazil should show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
Brazil to Auction off 16 More Airports to Private Investors by End of 2022 in Push for Economic Recovery

Brazil to Auction off 16 More Airports to Private Investors by End of 2022 in Push for Economic Recovery

The government of Brazil is auctioning a number of airports in an effort to raise investments and modernize infrastructure in the country.
Brazil Soccer Legend Pele

Brazil Soccer Legend Pele Back in Hospital Over Colon Tumor

Brazil Soccer Legend Pele back in hospital for the treatment of his colon tumor.
Brazil's Wind Power Electricity Capacity Achieves New Record! November Data Shows 3,051MW

Brazil's Wind Power Electricity Capacity Achieves New Record! November Data Shows 3,051 MW

It was able to break the power expansions record in just a year!
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