Opinion  /  Published 22.07.20

Hidden fears: To wear masks, or not to?

The most amazing thing, the wise hero of the epic had said, is that creatures die every day, yet all wish to live forever. Going a step further, he might have said that they believe, too, that the ine...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

World  /  Published 18.07.20

Covid: A ray of hope in Brazil

Coronavirus infections in Brazil no longer appear to be rising exponentially but the country is “still in the middle of this fight” as new cases and deaths grow by thousands every day, the...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 08.07.20

Covid: Bolsonaro tests positive

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, who has railed against social distancing measures and repeatedly downplayed the threat of the coronavirus as the epidemic in his country became the second-worst in ...
By Ernesto Londoño in Rio de Janeiro

World  /  Published 29.06.20

Brazil’s job fall guy: LGBT

One in four unemployed gay and trans Brazilians has lost their job recently during the coronavirus outbreak, a survey released on Sunday found, showing the joblessness among LGBT+ Brazilians almost do...
By Reuters in Rio de Janeiro

Opinion  /  Published 24.08.19

Amazon: The lungs of the world are on fire

Sir — The lungs of the world are on fire. Horrific images and videos of the forest fires in the Amazon with the hashtag, ‘PrayForAmazonia’, are all over social media. But saving the Amazon will ...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 08.10.18

Jair Bolsonaro wins first round in Brazil

Brazilians showed their disgust with corruption and rising crime in the first round of presidential voting, nearly giving an outright victory to a brash-speaking former army captain who has promised t...
By AP in Rio de Janeiro

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.19

Climate change: Disastrous implications for children

As problems affecting the future of the planet become more complex, their solutions need to be vigorously reimagined. The requirement for innovative solutions is particularly acute right now in Brazi...
By The Editorial Board in

Travel  /  Published 31.08.19

Fishing for piranhas in the Amazons

Heat. That’s first thing that hits you the moment you land in the Brazilian city of Manaus in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. That was how it was in July of 2014 under the socialist President Di...
By Angshuman Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 19.06.19

Anti-immigrant autocrats are on the rise

We can start by reducing the anxieties of the working and middle classes through policies that bolster the social safety net, reduce inequality and help prepare and retrain workers for jobs in the inf...
By Robert Schertzer in

World  /  Published 12.03.19

Countries, carriers around the globe ground the 737 Max 8

A growing number of airlines around the world have grounded their Boeing 737 Max 8 jets following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people on Sunday, five months after a similar...
By AP in Singapore


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