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  1. Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, Brazilian Society Doyenne, Dies at 93 Obits, Yesterday

    Once called “the best dressed woman in Rio de Janeiro” by Life magazine, she was an “old money” style-setter in the 1950s and ’60s before marrying into Brazilian royalty.

  2. The Pandemic Could Get Much, Much Worse. We Must Act Now. Op Ed, Yesterday

    A comprehensive shutdown may be required in much of the country.

  3. Brazil Coronavirus Map and Case Count Interactive, April 23

    A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

  4. Martha Rocha, 87, Dies; to Brazil, a Beauty Queen Denied a Crown Obits, July 10

    Popular opinion has held that she came in second in the 1954 Miss Universe pageant because she didn’t conform to a North American standard of beauty.

  5. Stocks Generate Big Gains and Bigger Questions Sunday Business, July 10

    A powerful rally during drastically deteriorating economic conditions has left the market richly valued and facing great uncertainty.

  6. Bolsonaro Hails Anti-Malaria Pill Even as He Fights Coronavirus Foreign, July 8

    He is infected and has Covid-19 symptoms, but Brazil’s president still endorses hydroxychloroquine, an unproven treatment. He projects optimism amid a pandemic that kills over 1,000 Brazilians a day.

  7. Bolsonaro Hails Anti-Malaria Pill Even as He Fights Coronavirus Foreign, July 8

    He is infected and has Covid-19 symptoms, but Brazil’s president still endorses hydroxychloroquine, an unproven treatment. He projects optimism amid a pandemic that kills over 1,000 Brazilians a day.

  8. President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus Foreign, July 7

    After months of denying the seriousness of the pandemic and brushing aside protective measures, Mr. Bolsonaro felt symptoms of Covid-19. More than 65,000 Brazilians have died of the virus.

  9. El presidente de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro, da positivo al coronavirus en Español, July 7

    Luego de meses de desestimar la seriedad de la pandemia y de desdeñar las medidas de protección, el mandatario sintió los síntomas del virus. Más de 65.000 brasileños han perdido la vida debido a la COVID-19.

  10. A Shot to Protect Against H.I.V. Science, July 7

    A drug injected every two months is more effective at preventing H.I.V. infection than a daily pill, scientists report.

  11. Patient Is Reported Free of H.I.V., but Scientists Urge Caution Science, July 7

    Brazilian scientists say the man no longer shows signs of the infection after taking a powerful drug cocktail. But the preliminary results require confirmation.

  12. Bolsonaro Takes New Coronavirus Test After Attending Lunch Without Mask Foreign, July 6

    President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said he would take another test for the coronavirus after a news report indicated he had developed symptoms of Covid-19.

  13. Dulce Nunes, Bossa Nova Star of the 1960s, Dies at 90 Obits, July 6

    She was best-known for the 1964 album “Poor Little Rich Girl.” Ms. Nunes died of Covid-19.

  14. A Global Comparison of Coronavirus Cases Graphics, July 6

    Some countries responded aggressively from the start of the pandemic, while others instituted lockdowns and began reopening carefully after initial outbreaks. Then there’s the U.S.

  15. Tânio Mendonça, Brazilian Carnaval Samba Composer, Dies at 52 Obits, July 3

    Mr. Mendonça, who wrote music for Rio’s spectacular annual parades, was one of many victims of the novel coronavirus within the world of Carnaval.

  16. What Went Wrong in Brazil Podcasts, July 2

    Despite a history of success in public health crises, the country has one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks.

  17. La breve carrera de un perro perdido como mascota presidencial de Brasil en Español, July 1

    Un perro blanco, encontrado cerca del palacio presidencial brasileño se convirtió rápidamente en mascota oficial y en estrella de Instagram. Su fugaz roce con la fama llegó a un final abrupto pero feliz.

  18. A Lost Dog’s Brief Stint as Brazil’s Presidential Mascot Foreign, July 1

    A white dog, found near the presidential palace, soon became the presidential mascot, and an Instagram star. But his brief brush with fame came to a quick end — though a happy one.

  19. Athletes Speak Out Against Returning: ‘People Are Still Dying’ Sports, June 29

    “Thousands of people are still dying in Brazil, and we’re forced to play football with no protection,” Mario Bittencourt, the chairman of a Brazilian soccer team, wrote before a game.

  20. El virus gana impulso en América Latina en Español, June 24

    La desigualdad, las ciudades densamente pobladas, las legiones de trabajadores informales y los débiles sistemas de atención médica han socavado los esfuerzos gubernamentales de combate a la pandemia.

  21. Judge Scolds Brazil’s President for Violating Mask Law Foreign, June 23

    Jair Bolsonaro likes to go out without a mask. A ‘simple Google search’ proves that, notes a judge. Now, he has threatened to fine the Brazilian leader.

  22. Virus Gains Steam Across Latin America Foreign, June 23

    Inequality, densely packed cities, legions of informal workers and weak health care systems have undermined efforts to fight the pandemic, as some governments have fumbled the response.

  23. Los gobiernos hablan, el crimen dispone en Español, June 22

    La nueva normalidad podría ser una versión empeorada de la cruda normalidad antes del coronavirus en América Latina. Se corre el riesgo de que la crisis contraiga aún más el alcance de unos Estados frágiles y los grupos del crimen organizado ganen espacios.

  24. Brazilian Ex-Minister Makes Quick Exit to U.S. as Inquiries Rattle Government Foreign, June 21

    In a tumultuous week for President Jair Bolsonaro, his education minister resigned and landed in Miami under the cloud of a criminal investigation.

  25. What Have We Learned About Reopening? Op Ed, June 18

    Some countries have handled it better than others. Which path will the United States take?

  26. Messias Kokama, Indigenous Leader in the Amazon, Dies at 53 Obits, June 18

    Chief Kokama sought better treatment and opportunities for Indigenous people in Manaus, a major Brazilian city. He died of Covid-19.

  27. Coronavirus in Brazil: What You Need to Know Foreign, June 18

    How did Brazil became a global epicenter of the outbreak, and what have been the political consequences for its president, who has dismissed the dangers?

  28. Don’t Ask Returning Workers to Sign a Waiver Letters, June 16

    A lawyer says employees often have no idea how safe the workplace will be. Also: Representative Jan Schakowsky, on Covid-19 tests for nursing home workers; Brazil’s response to the pandemic.

  29. Una tormenta azotará las democracias latinoamericanas en Español, June 15

    Las políticas de austeridad para responder a la pandemia podrían traer a la región males mayores al que buscan conjurar.

  30. The New Saturday Night Interactive, May 1

    With billions of people staying home, the world is reinventing the weekend.