Protests in Brazil support president in anti-vaccine stance

SAO PAULO (AP) — Small groups of protesters gathered in Brazil's two biggest cities Sunday to demonstrate against any mandate for the taking of a coronavirus vaccine, supporting a rejection campaign e...

Four accused of altering virus tests to enter Brazil beach

SAO PAULO (AP) — Four tourists were arrested in Brazil for allegedly falsifying COVID-19 tests in an attempt to reach what some say is the world’s most beautiful beach. The two men a...

Brazil authorizes import of potential vaccines from China

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s health regulator has authorized the import from China of a potential vaccine against the coronavirus, just days after President Jair Bolsonaro insisted he wouldn't allow dose...

Santos ends contract with Robinho after sponsor complaints

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer team Santos has suspended a newly-signed contract with international star Robinho after a sponsor made reference to the player's past sexual assault case and cut its ...

Brazil leader's ally quits amid underwear cash reports

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian lawmaker stepped down from his position representing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government in the senate after reports that police searching his house found cash in...

Judge blocks Brazilian championship match due to virus risks

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Rio de Janeiro-based judge suspended a Brazilian championship match between Flamengo and Palmeiras due to an allegedly high risk of COVID-19 contagion on Saturday. ...