IT analyst and amateur basketball player Thiago Rocha, who recovered from COVID-19, trains assisted by oxygen with his physiotherapist at his home in Manaus, Brazil. Agence France-Presse
When the Copa America basketball tournament got underway last month in the midst of a pandemic, the hosts in Cali, Colombia took no chances.Players and staff from participating men’s national teams from around Latin America lived in a
Brazil’s condition is dire, to say the least. It reported a 24-hour tally of COVID-19 deaths exceeding 4,000 for the first time on Tuesday, becoming the third nation to go above that daily threshold. There is reportedly utter disorder in many hospitals
Professionally speaking, coronavirus confinement is not exactly good for street artists. But famed Brazilian muralist Kobra says he found inspiration staying at home -- and is using it to help those hit by the pandemic.
Four firefighters were hospitalised after battling the overnight blaze at Badim Hospital and about 90 patients were transferred to other hospitals, according to the fire department. Authorities said that a short circuit in a generator could have sparked the blaze.
The fire broke out at dusk on Thursday at the Badim hospital in the north of Rio, sending medical staff and relatives into a desperate flurry to try to evacuate scores of patients.
There was a time when trouble in American economy created ripples in the European and South-East Asian markets, and then impacted others indirectly.
It will take loads of political acumen and fortitude to step into Angela Merkel’s shoes. She was a leader par excellence not only for Germans
When the United Nations rose from World War II’s rubble, its birth reflected a widespread aspiration that humanity could be lifted up and dispatched down a positive path