Brazil Court To Probe President Bolsonaro For Electoral Fraud Claims

Reading Time: 5 minutes Critics say Bolsonaro’s unfounded claims are sowing doubts to pave way for him not to accept defeat(File) Brasilia: Brazil’s Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) decided on Monday to open an investigation into far-right President Jair Bolsonaro for his statements claiming there will be fraud in next year’s elections. Bolsonaro, who is expected to seek a second … Read more

Angered Brazilians Protest Against President Bolsonaro Over Covid Response

Reading Time: 6 minutes Jair Bolsonaro is enduring his worst stretch since coming to power in 2019 (File) Rio de Janeiro: Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Saturday to demand the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is facing increasing pressure as the pandemic exacts a devastating toll. It was the fourth weekend of protests called … Read more

New claims of Covid vaccine graft in Brazil – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes RIO DE JANEIRO: A senior official in Brazil’s health ministry has resigned after a newspaper published fresh allegations of corruption in the country’s vaccine program, adding to pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro. The Folha de S. Paulo daily reported claims Tuesday that Roberto Dias, the ministry’s logistics director, had sought a bribe from a company … Read more

Brazil’s Bolsonaro under fire after vaccine deal allegations – Times of India

Reading Time: 10 minutes BRASILIA: Accusations that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro turned a blind eye to possible corruption in a deal to purchase coronavirus vaccines have heightened threats to his presidency, including a move to recommend slapping him with a criminal charge. The claims have added impetus to the opposition’s impeachment drive and left the Brazilian leader’s allies in … Read more

Brazil’s Bolsonaro under fire after vaccine deal allegations – Times of India

Reading Time: 10 minutes BRASILIA, Brazil: Accusations that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro turned a blind eye to possible corruption in a deal to purchase coronavirus vaccines have heightened threats to his presidency, including a move to recommend slapping him with a criminal charge. The claims have added impetus to the opposition’s impeachment drive and left the Brazilian leader’s allies … Read more

Ban On Fires, Military Redeployment: Bolsonaro’s Amazon Rainforest Plan

Reading Time: 5 minutes Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro issued a broad ban on unauthorized outdoor fires. Brasilia: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday issued a broad 120-day ban on unauthorized outdoor fires as the country suffered its worst drought in decades ahead of the annual burning season in the Amazon rainforest. On Monday, Bolsonaro redeployed the military to stop … Read more

Brazil Senators File Case Against Jair Bolsonaro For Malfeasance

Reading Time: 5 minutes The case risks damaging Jair Bolsonaro politically at a time when his support is dwindling. (File) Brasilia: Three Brazilian senators formally accused President Jair Bolsonaro of malfeasance before the Supreme Court Monday over allegations he failed to have a top ally investigated for suspicions of massive corruption in the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines. The criminal … Read more

Brazil President In A Bind Over Suspected Graft In India Vaccine Deal

Reading Time: 9 minutes The scandal could be devastating, at a time when Jair Bolsonaro’s support is dwindling (FILE) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: There was something fishy about the invoice: why was a company in Singapore billing Brazil $45 million for an Indian Covid-19 vaccine that hadn’t been delivered? The request for payment for three million doses of Bharat … Read more