Like Trump, Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro also bets big on chloroquine

World May 21, 2020

Like Trump, Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro also bets big on chloroquine

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro neatly sums up how thoroughly politics has hijacked the debate over using malaria drugs against the new coronavirus: "Right-wingers take chloroquine." The far-right leader made the remark Tuesday, a day before his government recommended widespread use of chloroquine and a less-toxic ...

British supermarkets threaten Brazil boycott over Amazon land law

World May 20, 2020

British supermarkets threaten Brazil boycott over Amazon land law

Leading British supermarket chains have warned Brazil they may be forced to boycott its goods if lawmakers in the South American country pass a bill that would "encourage further land grabbing" in the Amazon. In an open letter to Brazilian senators and deputies, the companies ...