The video, which was released as part of a probe, shows president Jair Bolsonaro being furious at certain political elements and avoiding discussions on how the Covid-19 pandemic has been handled in the country.
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Demonstrators in Brasilia and Sao Paulo defy local stay-at-home orders to join pro-Jair Bolsonaro rallies at a time when president is facing increasing pressure over his handling of pandemic, which has killed more than 15,000 Brazilians.
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Brazilian Health Minister Nelson Teich, who had accepted the job almost a month ago had promised "total alignment" with President Jair Bolsonaro, but differences in approaching the coronavirus pandemic soon emerged.
With millions out of work and economies flatlining – including in the United States, where 20 million people lost their jobs in April – governments are desperate to reopen, but most are choosing a gradual approach.
Pollster Datafolha found that 48 percent oppose impeaching Bolsonaro while 45 percent of those surveyed want to see him impeached, a difference within the margin of error of the poll.
Sergio Moro, famed anti-corruption crusader, quits amid row with President Jair Bolsonaro after he decided to change the head of the country's federal police during the coronavirus pandemic.
Larger shops and those in major German cities will open later as part of an attempted phased return to a more normal existence that will also see some students go back to school from May 4.
Protesters in trucks, cars and on motorcycles honked horns on the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and the capital of Brasilia, calling for governors to resign over measures that have forced most businesses to close for weeks.
Bolsonaro replaced Luiz Henrique Mandetta with Nelson Teich, an oncologist and senior consultant at medical services company Teich Health Care.
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