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Brazil contradicts previous Covid response plan after investment proves useless

By Ethan ResnikCorrespondent Brazil’s distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine has been tumultuous. Brazil’s primary strategy was to manufacture 100 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine. This...

Former Brazilian president serves time for corruption

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva surrendered to police on April 7 following a court order and 12-year prison sentence for crimes including corruption and money laundering, according to The New York Times.

Brazilian president orders military intervention in Rio

Brazilian President Michel Temer ordered military control of Rio de Janeiro on Feb. 16, just days after the city’s famous Carnival celebration was tainted by an increase in crime and violence in the area, according to The Washington Post.

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