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The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant

The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant

The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant Britain said on Thursday that it would ban arrivals from Latin American countries and Portugal over fears of a coronavirus variant discovered in Brazil. In recent weeks, British authorities have already struggled to contain …

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Joseph Safra, Banker Who Was the Richest Brazilian, Dies at 82

Joseph Safra, Banker Who Was the Richest Brazilian, Dies at 82

Joseph Safra, Banker Who Was the Richest Brazilian, Dies at 82 Joseph Safra, Banker Who Was the Richest Brazilian, Dies at 82 RIO DE JANEIRO — Joseph Safra, a former immigrant from Lebanon who became Brazil’s richest person and one of the most successful bankers in the world through a lifetime of deal-making, died on Dec. 10 in São Paulo, …

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A Brazilian Writer Saw a Tweet as Tame Satire. Then Came the Lawsuits.

A Brazilian Writer Saw a Tweet as Tame Satire. Then Came the Lawsuits.

A Brazilian Writer Saw a Tweet as Tame Satire. Then Came the Lawsuits. A Brazilian Writer Saw a Tweet as Tame Satire. Then Came the Lawsuits. RIO DE JANEIRO — The acerbic tweet came naturally to the Brazilian novelist and journalist J.P. Cuenca, who was several months into a quarantine doom-scrolling routine. One June afternoon, he read an article about …

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José Luiz da Silva, Brazilian Social Media Star, Dies at 52

José Luiz da Silva, Brazilian Social Media Star, Dies at 52

José Luiz da Silva, Brazilian Social Media Star, Dies at 52 José Luiz da Silva, Brazilian Social Media Star, Dies at 52 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. When someone in 2016 sent a message to a Brazilian WhatsApp group mocking José Luiz da Silva’s small …

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Arolde de Oliveira, Conservative Brazilian Senator, Dies at 83

Arolde de Oliveira, Conservative Brazilian Senator, Dies at 83

Arolde de Oliveira, Conservative Brazilian Senator, Dies at 83 Arolde de Oliveira, Conservative Brazilian Senator, Dies at 83 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Arolde de Oliveira used his background in electrical engineering to rise to powerful positions in Brazil’s government-run telecommunications sector during the country’s …

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A Brazilian Soccer Mine Strikes Gold at Last

A Brazilian Soccer Mine Strikes Gold at Last

A Brazilian Soccer Mine Strikes Gold at Last A Brazilian Soccer Mine Strikes Gold at Last CURITIBA, Brazil — In many ways, there is nothing extraordinary about Renan Lodi. A defender at the Spanish soccer club Atlético Madrid, Lodi is among the hundreds of Brazilian players who have crossed the Atlantic to play for European clubs in elite competitions like …

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Leonardo Villar, Venerated Brazilian Actor, Dies at 96

Leonardo Villar, Venerated Brazilian Actor, Dies at 96

Leonardo Villar, Venerated Brazilian Actor, Dies at 96 Leonardo Villar, Venerated Brazilian Actor, Dies at 96 Leonardo Villar, whose star turn as Donkey Jack in “The Given Word” (also known in English as “Keeper of Promises”) made him one of Brazil’s most revered actors and helped the film clinch the top prize at Cannes in 1962, died on July 3 …

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Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, Brazilian Society Doyenne, Dies at 93

Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, Brazilian Society Doyenne, Dies at 93

Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, Brazilian Society Doyenne, Dies at 93 Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, Brazilian Society Doyenne, Dies at 93 Thereza de Orléans e Bragança, an elegant society figure in Rio de Janeiro who gained a measure of international celebrity in the 1950s and ’60s before transforming herself into a princess by marrying into Brazil’s royal family, died …

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Tânio Mendonça, Brazilian Carnaval Samba Composer, Dies at 52

Tânio Mendonça, Brazilian Carnaval Samba Composer, Dies at 52

Tânio Mendonça, Brazilian Carnaval Samba Composer, Dies at 52 Tânio Mendonça, Brazilian Carnaval Samba Composer, Dies at 52 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. The refrain of Tânio Mendonça’s final samba song was definitely of the moment. It called on people to maintain distance, wash their …

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Sérgio Sant’Anna, Brazilian Master of the Short Story, Dies at 78

Sérgio Sant’Anna, Brazilian Master of the Short Story, Dies at 78

Sérgio Sant’Anna, Brazilian Master of the Short Story, Dies at 78 Sérgio Sant’Anna, Brazilian Master of the Short Story, Dies at 78 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. In one of Sérgio Sant’Anna’s last stories, a goal post narrates an imaginary soccer scrimmage. The main character …

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