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Rio De Janeiro
World  /  Published 01.04.20

Isolated Bolsonaro rejects virus threat

As coronavirus cases and deaths mount in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro has remained defiant, the last notable holdout among major world leaders in denying the severity of the coronavirus.Brazilians...
By Ernesto Londoño, Manuela Andreoni and Letícia Casado/New York Times News Service in Rio de Janeiro

Sports  /  Published 05.09.19

Mehuli’s focus on basics

Mehuli Ghosh is among the four best women air rifle shooters of India who have qualified for the World Cup Finals to be staged in Putian, China, from November 17 to 23.Anjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela a...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

World  /  Published 24.08.19

Brazil leader reverses course on fires

As an ecological disaster in the Amazon escalated into a global political crisis, Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, took the rare step on Friday of mobilising the armed forces to help contain blaz...
By Ernesto Londoño, Manuela Andreoni and Letícia Casado/New York Times News Service in Rio de Janeiro

World  /  Published 06.08.19

Inmate who tried to escape as a girl dies

A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell, after apparently having hanged himself, Rio de Janeiro ...
By Reuters in Rio de Janeiro

World  /  Published 27.08.19

Brazil to reject millions in aid

Hours after leaders of some of the world’s wealthiest countries pledged more than $22 million to help combat fires in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil’s government angrily rejected the offer, in effe...
By Manuela Andreoni/New York Times News Service in Rio de Janeiro

Sports  /  Published 18.03.20

Can Olympics be held in July?

The coronavirus pandemic is bringing most of the world’s sports to a standstill. But one event that is still scheduled is the Tokyo Olympics, which are set to begin in late July. On Tuesday, shortly...
By Matt Futterman and Joe Ward/The New York Times Company in


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