Brazil to Stop Unvaccinated Footballers Playing in Top Leagues

Representative image for football (Reuters Photo) The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday players must be vaccinated against Covid-19 to take part in this year’s league championship. Reuters Last Updated:January 22, 2022, 13:04 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday players must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to take part […]

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Jeep Renegade Facelift Unveiled Globally; Shows Subtle Cosmetic Tweaks, New Tech and More

Jeep Renegade Facelift Unveiled Globally; Shows Subtle Cosmetic Tweaks, New Tech and More

Jeep is putting quite a lot of focus on improving its line-up, as it unveiled the 2022 facelift version of its popular Renegade SUV in Brazil. This will be the second update/facelift for the popular SUV, which will first go on sale in Brazil followed by other international markets. The Renegade which has been around […]

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Brazil Coach Tite Omits Defender Renan Lodi for Not Being Fully Vaccinated

Renan Lodi plays for Atletico Madrid in Spain (Twitter) Tite said he did not agree with those who are reluctant to take the vaccine in the midst of the pandemic. Reuters Last Updated:January 14, 2022, 00:21 IST FOLLOW US ON: Brazil coach Tite has left out Renan Lodi for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against […]

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Seven Dead, 3 Missing After Rock Face Collapses On Top of Motor Boats at Brazilian Waterfall

Seven Dead, 3 Missing After Rock Face Collapses On Top of Motor Boats at Brazilian Waterfall

A view shows the site where a wall of rock collapsed on top of motor boats below a waterfall as firefighters of Minas Gerais state seek for victims. (Image: Reuters) A tower of rocks suddenly broke away from the canyon wall and came crashing down on several leisure boats, sending out a huge wave over […]

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Urgently Hospitalised for Treatment of Intestinal Obstruction: Reports

2 Days After His Emergency Admission, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Released from Hospital

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro was released from the hospital Wednesday, two days after being rushed for emergency treatment of a partially blocked intestine. Bolsonaro, 66, spoke at a news conference with his medical team before leaving the Vila Nova Star hospital in Sao Paulo, saying he was ready to get back to work and would […]

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Rising Deforestation of Brazil's 'Upside Down' Savanna Alarms Scientists

Rising Deforestation of Brazil’s ‘Upside Down’ Savanna Alarms Scientists

Deforestation last year rose to the highest level since 2015 in Brazil’s Cerrado, prompting scientists on Monday to raise alarm over the state of the world’s most species-rich savanna, a major carbon sink that helps to stave off climate change. The Cerrado, which is spread across several states of Brazil and is one of the […]

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Brazilian President Bolsonaro Urgently Hospitalised for Treatment of Intestinal Obstruction: Reports

Brazilian President Bolsonaro Urgently Hospitalised for Treatment of Intestinal Obstruction: Reports

File photo of Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro. (Image: AFP) Jair Bolsonaro, 66, who has been in power since 2019, was taken to Vila Nova Star hospital in Sao Paulo. AFP Last Updated:January 03, 2022, 18:45 IST FOLLOW US ON: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was rushed to hospital early Monday morning for treatment of a probable […]

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Brazil to Probe Cruise Companies Over Covid Outbreaks

Brazil to Probe Cruise Companies Over Covid Outbreaks

Brazilian health authorities said Sunday they would investigate reports of cruise liners violating Covid-19 protocols, after outbreaks hit three ships plying the coast. “Failure to follow health protocols and disobeying restrictive measures imposed by the authorities constitute infractions that, if confirmed, will result in fines and the suspension of (cruise companies’) activities,” the federal health […]

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