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BRAZIL | Chloroquine Studies Suspended After 11 People Die

Eleven people died in Manaus, in the state of Amazonas, Brazil, during a study conducted with high doses of the drug chloroquine being promoted by United States President Donald Trump as an antidote for the COVID-19 virus.

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  • Countries Latin America
  • Published in Health

BRAZIL | Court Frees Lula, Dilma, of Illicit Financing charges

A federal judge has acquitted former presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff of the charge of association to commit crimes. Brazil's Federal Justice Wednesday acquitted former leftist presidents Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff of accusations of being part of a criminal organization whose purpose was to divert public funds to the Workers' Party (PT).​​​​​

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  • Countries Latin America

BRAZIL | Bolsonaro's Economic Freedom Act Includes Labor Reform

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday sanctioned the Economic Freedom Act (MPLE), mostly known as "the mini labor reform", a proposal whose main objective is to facilitate investments by reducing the regulations employers must comply with.

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  • Countries Latin America

Brazil’s Judge Acquits Lula of Odebercht Case in Angola

Brazilian Federal Judge Vallisney de Souza Oliveira acquitted former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the case of an alleged criminal organization and money laundering in businesses of the Odebrecht construction company in Angola.

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  • Countries Latin America

'Leave Venezuela Alone': Brazil's Lula Tells Trump in Interview

In an interview aired Tuesday from the Federal Prison in Curitiba, Brazil, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva commented on the behaviour of right-wing governments and recommended to the United States President Donald Trump that he takes care of his own country and leave Venezuela in peace.

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  • Countries Latin America
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