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Gangs call curfews as coronavirus hits Rio favelas

24 Mar 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO The "baile funk" dance parties have been called off. Some open-air drug markets are closed for business. Gangs and militias have imposed strict curfews. Coronavirus is coming, and Rio de Janeiro's lawless favelas are gearing up for the onslaught.

Brazil's Bolsonaro to be tested again for coronavirus: report

14 Mar 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who met with Donald Trump in the United States less than a week ago, will be retested for coronavirus following a negative test on Friday, Brazil's Estado de S.Paulo newspaper reported. | Video

UPDATE 2-Brazil 2019 inflation rises above target on surging meat prices

10 Jan 2020

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 10 Annual consumer inflation in Brazil accelerated in 2019 to a three-year high, edging past the center of a central bank target as surging meat exports drove up prices in the domestic market.

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