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Coronavirus forces Brazil to postpone October elections

Brazil's 2020 elections. The predictable effect of a rushed reopening. And why the Facebook boycott is slow to catch on in Brazil

We’re covering the postponement of Brazil’s 2020 elections. The expected effect of a rushed reopening. And why the Facebook boycott is slow to catch on in Brazil.

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Federal prosecutors in eight states are carrying out an operation to investigate alleged fraud in the purchase of rapid Covid-19 tests. Deals were allegedly overpriced and tests were of poor quality, says law enforcement. Due to the pandemic, the purchase of essential health materials was fast-tracked and didn’t need to observe the strict laws of public procurement that are normally enforced. Operation “False Negative” is carrying out 81 search and...

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