Brazil has become only the second country in the world to record more than 600,000 coronavirus deaths, as far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic continues to face sharp criticism and scrutiny.
Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro announced it will require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to enter public spaces including movie theaters, stadiums and iconic tourist spots like the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain.
A Brazilian skyscraper is inviting visitors to conquer their fear of heights by stepping out on a glass-bottom viewing deck on the 42nd floor.
The Mirante do Vale, the tallest building in Sao Paulo, announced members of the public will be able to visit the Sampa Sky glass deck starting today, according to UPI.
Iranian Ambassador to Brazil Hossein Qaribi and Speaker of Lower House of National Congress of Brazil Parliament Arthur Lira in a meeting in Brasilia underlined the need to develop bilateral relations in economic and trade fields.
A majority of Brazilians say they support impeaching Jair Bolsonaro, according to a poll released on Saturday, as the country’s far-right president faces allegations of corruption and mounting pressure over his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Protesters took to the streets in Brazil on Saturday demanding the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro and more vaccines to fight the coronavirus pandemic, as the country faces the world's second deadliest outbreak after the United States.
Anti-government protesters took to the streets in more than a score of cities across Brazil on Saturday as the nation's confirmed death toll from COVID-19 soared past half a million — a tragedy many critics blame on President Jair Bolsonaro's attempt to minimize the disease.