Brazil

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 24, 2020 file photo, a volunteer receives a COVID-19 test vaccine injection developed at the University of Oxford in Britain, at the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.
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June 28, 2020 - 9:15 am
Summer may decide fate of leading shots in vaccine scurry
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Parisians, wearing protective masks, sit in the sun along the closed Tuileries garden in Paris, Saturday, May 23, 2020 as France gradually lifts its COVID-19 lockdown.
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May 24, 2020 - 5:37 pm
White House bans travel to the US from Brazil
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Airport employees wear masks as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19 as they work at the Sao Paulo International Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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WRVA News
February 26, 2020 - 1:08 pm
Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America
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August 27, 2019 - 5:52 pm
By LUIS ANDRES HENAO and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press PORTO VELHO, Brazil (AP) — Acrimony between Brazil and European countries seeking to help fight Amazon fires deepened on Tuesday, jeopardizing hopes of global unity over how to protect a region seen as vital to the health of the planet...
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August 23, 2019 - 1:55 pm
By MARCELO SILVA de SOUSA Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Under increasing international pressure to contain record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he might send the military to battle the massive blazes. "That's the plan," said Bolsonaro. He...
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August 23, 2019 - 1:31 pm
By SYLVIE CORBET and JOHN LEICESTER Associated Press BIARRITZ, France (AP) — In a sharp escalation of tensions over fires ravaging the Amazon, France on Friday accused Brazil's president of having lied to French leader Emmanuel Macron and threatened to block a European Union trade deal with South...
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January 29, 2019 - 11:03 am
By MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA and PETER PRENGAMAN , Associated Press BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian authorities issued arrest warrants Tuesday for five people in connection with a dam collapse that killed at least 65 people and left nearly 300 missing as it plastered part of a small city with...
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January 28, 2019 - 10:58 am
by Marcello Silva De Sousa & Peter Prengaman BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Firefighters on Monday carefully moved over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies, four days after a dam collapse that buried mine buildings and surrounding neighborhoods...
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January 26, 2019 - 9:18 am
By ANNA JEAN KAISER, MARCELO SILVA DE SOUSA and PETER PRENGAMAN , Associated Press SAO PAULO (AP) — Rescuers in helicopter on Saturday searched for survivors in a huge area in southeastern Brazil buried by mud from the collapse of dam holding back mine waste, with at least nine people dead and up...
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September 03, 2018 - 8:32 am
By PETER PRENGAMAN , Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A huge fire engulfed Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, lighting up the night sky with towering flames as firefighters and museum workers raced to save historical relics from the blaze. The esteemed museum, which...
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