Joao Doria

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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro (left) greets the outgoing health minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta during the swearing-in ceremony of the new minister, Nelson Teich, on Friday. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

The political crisis caused by Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s controversial response to the coronavirus pandemic has intensified after he dismi(...)

Volunteers members of Associacao Acao Comunitaria Nova Heliopolis distribute food in Heliopolis favela  during the coronavirus pandemic in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photograph:  Rodrigo Paiva/Getty

Janice Lorena Leal earned a steady income working as an events photographer in the city of São Paulo over the last decade, which in economic terms was(...)

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro: “The virus has arrived and we are fighting it and soon it will pass.” Photograph:  Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has claimed he “wouldn’t feel anything” if infected with coronavirus and rubbished efforts to contain th(...)

Crowds including police outside  a school after fatal shootings,  in the metropolitan region of Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Wednesday. Photograph: Sebastiao Moreira/EPA

Two armed men wearing face masks entered a Brazilian elementary school on Wednesday and shot and killed at least six children who were on their snack(...)

Brazil

It was after 10.30pm on March 7th when a car carrying billionaire Joesley Batista pulled up at the Jaburu Palace, one of the modernist masterpieces by(...)

Voting during municipal elections in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, on Sunday. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Brazil’s Workers Party suffered its worst-ever result at the polls as voters used Sunday’s local elections to punish it for a deep recession and a se(...)

Hundreds of workers take part in a demonstration called by several trade unions on Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 22nd, 2016. Photograph: Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty Images

It is not just in the United States that a former host of The Apprentice is gunning for electoral success. In São Paulo businessman João Doria jr, wh(...)