O Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS) é considerado “um dos maiores e mais complexos sistemas de saúde pública do mundo.”(i) Em tese, deveria garantir acesso universal e gratuito à população brasileira desde procedimentos simples aos de alta complexidade.
The first case of COVID-19 was registered in Brazil on February 26, 2020, becoming the first in South America. The coronavirus was carried out from a 61 years-old man, returning to Sao Paulo from Italy at the time the epicenter of COVID-19.
La Amazonia es un bosque magnífico que cubre mucha tierra del norte de sudamérica. El bosque es una fuente de vida diversa y es considerado el “pulmón del planeta”. Según Perfil, la región es hogar de más que 40.000 tipos de plantas, 3.000 especies de peces, 1.300 especies de pájaros y 370 tipos de reptiles. Además, la región compleja es hogar de mucha gente indígena. Las personas nativas son miembras de tribus conocidos como la guaraní y la yanomami, pero también hay más que cien grupos en la Amazonia Brasileña que nunca tuvieron contacto con el mundo afuera del bosque.
Não é raro encontrarmos no noticiário político denúncias sobre a evolução patrimonial de agentes públicos. Um exemplo desse aumento patrimonial é o deputado federal Aelton Freitas que, em 2006, informou ao Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (TSE) um patrimônio de R$1,4 milhão. Porém, quatro anos mais tarde, quando foi reeleito, informou ao TSE um patrimônio de R$5,4 milhões, um aumento de 321% em quatro anos como deputado federal.
En Brasil, hay una crisis verdadera de encarcelamiento y de poder dentro de las instituciones carcelarias.
On Tuesday, March 19, President Donald Trump met his match as his Brazilian counterpart, recently-elected Jair Bolsonaro, arrived for a meeting at the White House to conclude his highly-anticipated trip to the United States.
In 2003, Brazil’s Senate passed a Disarmament Statute in response to spiking murder rates that is still in place today. The statute created a number of laws pertaining to gun ownership, including clauses that call for people interested in applying for a gun to be at least 25 years old, to be free of any criminal history, to have proof that they have a steady job and fixed residence, and to pass a psychological test and pass gun training courses.
Brazil’s former President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, has been in the media’s spotlight for quite some time. President for two terms, from January 1, 2001 to 2011, he was once one of Brazil’s most popular presidents. Coming from a humble background, Lula was born into poverty. He trained to be a metal worker outside of São Paulo and became involved in activism through work with the trade union. After being elected leader of the metal workers’ trade union, it was only a short time until he helped to create Brazil’s first major socialist party, the Worker’s Party.
On Friday, October 2017, troops and federal police were deployed after several government and environmental agency buildings were set on fire by hundreds of armed men in the town of Humaíta in the Brazilian Amazon.