The Newsmakers

Coronavirus: Denying a Crisis

Both US President Donald Trump and Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro face fierce criticism for their response to the coronavirus outbreak. As other nations accepted the advice of experts and went into lockdown to try to stop the spread, Brazil and the United States were almost carrying on as normal. In the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson may not have denied the seriousness of COVID-19, but his initial approach of taking it on the chin was a risky one. Could their inaction have cost lives? Guests: James Wallner Senior Fellow at the R Street Institute Otaviano Canuto Former Vice President of the World Bank Dr Bharat Pankhania Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School

Brazil’s fatalities pass 20,000 after record daily death toll

Brazil’s fatalities pass 20,000 after record daily death toll

Is Brazil's Bolsonaro the 'Trump of the Tropics?'

Is Brazil's Bolsonaro the 'Trump of the Tropics?'

Will Brazil become the next epicentre for Covid-19?

Will Brazil become the next epicentre for Covid-19?

Peru’s tough early restrictions not enough to curb spread

Peru’s tough early restrictions not enough to curb spread

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Will the UK government's response to the civil servants strike work?

Will the UK government's response to the civil servants strike work?

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