Brazil to vaccinate athletes, coaches for Tokyo Olympics

Brazil’s government is about to start delivering COVID-19 vaccines to athletes, coaches, referees and accredited media headed for the Olympics and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga told…

Deadly police shootout prompts claims of abuse in Brazil

A bloody, hourslong gunbattle in a Rio de Janeiro slum echoed into Friday, with authorities saying the police mission killed two dozen criminals while residents and activists claimed human rights…

Brazil bans Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine due to carrying live cold virus: report

Health regulators in Brazil announced the country’s intention to ban Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine after they said they found traces of the live common cold-causing virus in the drug,…

Brazil COVID-19 deaths on track to pass worst of US wave

Brazil’s brutal surge in COVID-19 deaths will soon surpass the worst of a record January wave in the United States, scientists forecast, with fatalities climbing for the first time above 4,000 in…

GM says no reason to cut Brazil auto production as rivals curb output due to pandemic

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. SAO PAULO – General Motors Co on Monday said it saw no reason to cut auto production in…

Washington state sees first Brazil coronavirus variant case: health officials

Health officials in Washington state have confirmed the state’s first case of a worrisome coronavirus variant that was first identified in Brazil late last year.  The variant, scientifically known as…

California detects New York, Brazil coronavirus variants

California has discovered its first cases of coronavirus variants initially detected in New York and Brazil, per multiple reports. Gov. Gavin Newsom said the New York variant, called B.1.526, was discovered in…

Father of Liverpool’s Alisson drowns in Brazil lake

The father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson drowned in a lake near his vacation home in Brazil on Wednesday, police said. Jose Becker, 57, was swimming near his home in Lavras do…

Nurse in Brazil fights off intruder while recording herself twerking for Instagram

What a twerk! Brazilian nurse Angela Goncalves was recording herself busting some moves at her home in Paranagua when a man appeared in the yard behind her, according to Newsflash.…

Press, Rapinoe score, US beats Brazil 2-0 in SheBelieves Cup

Christen Press scored in the 11th minute, Megan Rapinoe added a late goal and the U.S. women beat Brazil 2-0 in the SheBelieves Cup on Sunday. The U.S. sits atop…