Friday, April 19, 2024

Topic: Brazil President-elect Jair Bolsonaro

Journalists quarantined after interviewing infected Brazil president Bolsonaro

Brazilian TV journalists went to quarantine after they were exposed to President Jair Bolsonaro in an interview where he announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Judge orders Brazil President Bolsonaro to wear mask

A Brazilian federal judge ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with local rules to wear a face mask whenever he is outdoors in the capital, Brasilia.

Brazil stops publishing COVID-19 data, critics slam Bolsonaro’s ‘authoritarian move’

Brazil's Health Ministry removed the data on its COVID-19 epidemic, from a website that had documented the epidemic over time and by state authorities.

Brazil’s president Bolsonaro attacks journalists instead of combatting coronavirus

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s shockingly irresponsible and inflammatory verbal attacks on the media as he continues to deny the importance of the coronavirus epidemic, although it has affected Brazil more than any other country in Latin America. After accusing the media of creating “hysteria” and causing panic ever since the start of the coronavirus crisis, Bolsonaro said on 22 March: “The population will realize soon enough that it has been deceived by the media.”