Thousands in brazil protest against President Jair Bolsonaro over COVID-19 pandemic handling

Rio de Janeiro: Protesters took to the streets in Brazil on Saturday (July 3) demanding the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro and more vaccines to fight the coronavirus pandemic, as the country faces the world`s second-deadliest outbreak after the United States. On Friday (July 2), Supreme Court Justice Rosa Weber authorized the opening of an […]

Nationwide protests in Brazil against President Jair Bolsonaro’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

Brasilia: Brazilians staged protests against President Jair Bolsonaro`s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in at least 16 cities across the country on Saturday, carrying signs such as “Out with Bolsonaro” and “Impeachment now.” Bolsonaro`s popularity has plummeted during the coronavirus crisis, which has killed more than 460,000 Brazilians as the far-right leader played down its […]

More than 30 killed within week of Colombian protests against tax reform

Bogota: At least 31 people have died, 1,220 more have been injured and 87 have gone missing within a week of protests in Colombia, the Institute for Development and Peace Studies said. “31 people have been killed between April 28 and May 4, more than three cases are to be confirmed,” the institute said on […]

Thousands of Colombians take it to streets to protest against tax proposals

Bogota: Thousands of protesters answered calls from Colombia`s biggest unions to come out on streets around the country on Wednesday (April 28) in protest against a controversial tax reform proposal. Forty people were arrested for alleged vandalism, the government said, and 42 police officers were injured. Police in major cities deployed tear gas amid some […]