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Pedro Fonseca

Brazil suffers record daily coronavirus death toll, soon to be world No. 2

22 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA Brazil suffered a record of 1,188 daily coronavirus deaths on Thursday and is fast approaching Russia to become the world's No. 2 COVID-19 hot spot behind the United States.

Brazil coronavirus outbreak worsens as country could soon be No. 2 in cases

21 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazil's coronavirus outbreak worsened on Wednesday and the South American nation could soon have the second-highest number of cases in the world as the Health Ministry reported 888 new deaths and nearly 20,000 new infections in a single day.

Brazil suffers record coronavirus deaths, Trump mulls travel ban

20 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's daily death toll from the new coronavirus jumped to a record 1,179 on Tuesday as President Jair Bolsonaro doubled down on chloroquine as a possible remedy and U.S. leader Donald Trump said he is considering a travel ban from Brazil.

Brazil coronavirus cases hit daily record as Bolsonaro pressures CEOs

15 May 2020

BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil registered a daily record 13,944 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, as President Jair Bolsonaro urged business leaders to push for lifting lockdown orders in financial center Sao Paulo to help the economy.

Brazil passes France in coronavirus cases to become sixth worst-hit country

14 May 2020

BRASILIA Brazil registered a record number of new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, surpassing France's tally to become the sixth-worst hit country, as the disease sends the economy towards its worst year since at least 1900.

Brazil's coronavirus cases pass Germany's as Bolsonaro fights to open gyms

13 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA Brazil's confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus passed Germany on Tuesday, as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fought states over his wish to reopen gyms and beauty parlors even as his country becomes a new global hotspot for the pandemic.

Brazil's coronavirus cases pass Germany's as Bolsonaro fights to open gyms

13 May 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA Brazil's confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus passed Germany on Tuesday, as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fought states over his wish to reopen gyms and beauty parlors even as his country becomes a new global hotspot for the pandemic.

Latin America wrestles with reopening as coronavirus peak looms

30 Apr 2020

By Gabriel Stargardter, Pedro Fonseca and Natalia A. Ramos Miranda

World News