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Jair Bolsonaro couldn’t care less about Covid-19

As bodies continue piling up, Jair Bolsonaro shrugs at the number of Covid-19 deaths. The decreasing expectations for Brazil’s agribusiness sector. And a racist tweet by a cabinet member becomes a criminal investigation.

Brazilian Covid-19 deaths surpass China’s. Bolsonaro says “so what?”

After reporting a further 474 Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday, Brazil reached 5,017 total casualties related to the pandemic, surpassing China’s official death toll. However, there is reason to doubt both of these figures: authoritarian regimes such as China’s tend to be opaque when it comes to alarming data, while Brazil’s actual Covid-19 death count is likely to...

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