Brazil

Global Cases Top 13 Million

(CNN) - Over 13 million people globally have been infected with the novel coronavirus; with deaths nearing 600,000 according to Johns Hopkins University's tally. As of 5 P.M. Eastern time Monday, the university is reporting over 13 million cases…

Brazil Tops 1.6 Million Cases

(CNN) - Brazil has surpassed 1.6 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and is nearing 65,000 deaths. The nation's Health Ministry recorded 26,051 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 1,603,055.…

Brazil's Death Toll Surpasses Italy's

(CNN) - Brazil's COVID-19 death toll has now surpassed Italy's as the country registered a record 1,473 new coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours. Its health ministry reported on Thursday that the current death toll stands at around…

White House Announces Brazil Travel Restrictions

(CNN) - President Trump is restricting travel from Brazil to the United States. Sunday's proclamation bans people from entering the U.S. if they've been in the South American nation in the previous two weeks. The new rule does not…

Latin America Surpasses 30K Deaths

(CNN) - In Latin America the number of deaths from COVID-19 surpassed 30,000 on Monday says a Johns Hopkins University's tally. Brazil has more deaths from the virus than any other Latin America country.

President Trump Threatens Tariffs On Argentina, Brazil

(CNN) - President Trump is threatening to impose steel tariffs on Brazil and Argentina. In a tweet Monday, the president said the tariffs were to help U.S. farmers and were 'effective immediately.' Trump said the move is a result…

DiCaprio Responds After Blamed For Amazon's Fires

(CNN) - Brazil's president is blaming Leonardo DiCaprio for the Amazon forest fires. President Jair Bolsonaro made the claim Thursday on a webcast, arguing that non-governmental agencies or NGO's are behind the fires. Without any evidence, he said the…

Brazil Withdraws Bid to Host U.N. Climate Conference

(CNN) - Brazil announced Wednesday it's withdrawing its bid to host the COP-25 climate conference next year. Brazil's state news agency said the decision to withdraw was communicated in a letter by the foreign ministry to the United Nations.…