Brazilian Senate passes aid package for public transit

Brasilia, Nov 19 (IANS) Brazil's Senate has approved a bill to provide 4 billion reals ($755 million) to aid the country's struggling public transportation sector hit by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic...

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Bolsonaro votes in municipal polls

Brasilia, Nov 16 (IANS) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cast his vote in Rio de Janeiro in the country's municipal elections, the first polls held during his administration.

On Sunday, Bolsonaro ...

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Brazil to extend emergency financial aid

Brasilia, Nov 13 (IANS) If Brazil witnesses a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government will once again extend emergency aid to the vulnerable, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said.

At an o...

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Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll nears 158,000

Sao Paulo, Oct 28 (IANS) Brazil's Covid-19 death toll has reached 157,946 after 549 more fatalities were reported, the Ministry of Health said.

The single-day fatalities were almost double the numbe...

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Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll nears 150,500

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 12 (IANS) Brazil has said it registered 290 more Covid-19 deaths, raising the death toll to 150,488.

According to the country's health ministry on Sunday, 12,345 new cases w...

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