Rappler's latest stories on Jair Bolsonaro
Bolsonaro says he is taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive measure
One of the bill's most controversial articles will require social media platforms to make supposedly confidential messages available to the judiciary for 3 months, including the identity of senders
A lawyer says the president should be held to account for his 'irresponsible behavior'
(UPDATED) 'Manipulating statistics is a move used by totalitarian regimes,' Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes tweets
Demonstrators, many dressed in black and wearing face masks, hold banners saying: 'Terrorism is the government's policy of extermination'
Bolsonaro criticizes the World Health Organization for suspending clinical trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 – a decision it reversed this week – and threatens to follow in Trump's footsteps by quitting
The crowd chants 'Myth! Myth! Myth!' – echoing the president's dismissal of the virus pandemic
At one point, Brazil's president even hoists a young boy onto his shoulders
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro presides over a cabinet meeting littered with obscenities and tirades, but they barely tackle the coronavirus pandemic
'Right-wingers take chloroquine,' says Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro
(UPDATED) The sprawling South American country registers 816 deaths and 14,919 new cases in the past 24 hours
Brazil's far-right president believes that quarantine measures are ruinous for the economy and has dismissed the novel coronavirus as nothing more than a 'weak case of the flu'
Jair Bolsonaro blames state governors for continuing a lockdown in a speech outside his presidential palace in Brasilia
There are more than 91,000 officially confirmed cases of coronavirus in Brazil
Sometimes called the 'Tropical Trump,' Bolsonaro, like his US counterpart, is an avid social media user, firing up his core supporters on Facebook and Twitter
Brazil's health ministry says the death toll could be higher than Tuesday's official figure of 5,107, as the cause of 1,156 further deaths are under investigation
In his decision, Judge Celso de Mello gives the federal police 60 days to question ex-justice and security minister Sergio Moro about his allegations against Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro
Brazil, with a population of more than 200 million, has the most COVID-19 cases in Latin America – more than 38,000 as of Sunday, with more than 2,400 deaths
'We have to face this virus, but face it like a man, dammit, not a boy. We have to face it with reality. That's life. We're all going to die someday,' Bolsonaro says
Brazil's president has repeatedly downplayed the seriousness of the coronavirus
Twitter says it had recently expanded its global rules on managing content that contradicted public health information from official sources and could put people at greater risk of transmitting the coronavirus
Brazil's president calls the new coronavirus a 'little flu' that has provoked an 'overblown' reaction
The world leader in the photo is Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who cried during a speech in mid-December 2019 over a personal matter
At least 6 people involved have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus
The test result comes after media reports earlier said that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for coronavirus and was awaiting the results of a second test to confirm
Donald Trump says he is unconcerned, and downplays his contact with 'the press aide,' apparently referring to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's communications chief Fabio Wajngarten
It's the latest hardening of relations between Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and the government of radical leftist Maduro that he has branded a 'dictatorship'
The far-right president described the measure as a 'dream' while indigenous leaders have labeled it a 'genocide bill'
A Brazilian delegation will still be present, though details are still unclear
Reports state Jair Bolsonaro hit his head when he slipped in a bathroom at the Alvorado Palace
Pressed by a reporter on the investigation into his son, President Jair Bolsonaro says 'You have the face of a homosexual, but that doesn't mean I'm going to accuse you of being a homosexual'
Industry leaders in both countries cry foul
While citing no evidence, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says Leonardo DiCaprio had earmarked part of a $500,000 donation 'for the people who were setting fires'
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro says leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is 'momentarily free, but guilty'
The former president vows to keep fighting for poor people and denounces the economic policies of President Jair Bolsonaro
Officials say it is not yet possible to quantify the environmental and economic damage from the oil slicks
Tamar, a group dedicated to the protection of sea turtles, says the oil spills were 'the worst environmental tragedy' it has encountered since its formation in 1980.
'The fire of God is warmth that attracts and gathers into unity. It is fed by sharing, not by profits,' says the Pope
Climate change, the Amazon, and Metro Manila congestion
'It is a fallacy to say that the Amazon is the heritage of humankind, and a misconception confirmed by scientists to say that our Amazon forests are the lungs of the world,' says Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro
The rate of deforestation in the Amazon has nearly doubled since far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro came to power in January
The Rolling Stones singer says 'we are in a very difficult situation at the moment' but that he's thrilled young people 'feel so strongly that they want to protest'
Brazil's president hits UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet for allegedly meddling in his country's internal affairs by 'attacking our courageous civil police and military'
Jair Bolsonaro vows to defend his controversial Amazon policy at the UN General Assembly later this month, even if he has to do so 'in a wheelchair'
Bolsonaro is due to undergo surgery to correct an incisional hernia, his fourth operation since he was stabbed nearly a year ago during the presidential campaign
The latest official data show thousands of new fires are ignited across Brazil on Thursday – the first day of a ban on burning –with most of them in the Amazon basin
(UPDATED) The decree issued by President Jair Bolsonaro comes after escalating international pressure over the worst fires in the Amazon in years
'The US stands ready to assist Brazil in efforts to combat fires in the Amazon,' National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis tweets
'To talk or accept anything from France, with the best possible intentions, he has to withdraw these words, and from there we can talk,' says Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro
(UPDATED) 'We appreciate (the offer), but maybe those resources are more relevant to reforest Europe,' Onyx Lorenzoni, chief of staff to President Jair Bolsonaro, says