Brazil Weekly

Kickoff approaching for Covid investigation

This week, the congressional investigation into the government’s response to Covid-19. After an underwhelming climate summit speech, lawmakers seek to increase environmental oversight on President Bolsonaro.

Let the Covid hearings begin

Let the Covid hearings begin
Brazil’s Congress building. Photo: Marmore/Shutterstock

The Senate scheduled for tomorrow the first sitting of the so-called Covid hearings, which will investigate the government’s response to the pandemic. Elections of the committee’s chairman and rapporteur will be made official, though the appointments have...

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