China: Eduardo Bolsonaro’s Huawei Criticisms Damaged Bilateral Relations

Comments made by Brazilian Rep. Eduardo Bolsonaro, the son of President Jair Bolsonaro, warning against business with the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei served to “darken the friendly atmosphere” of relations and “damage the image of Brazil,” the Chinese embassy in Brasilia scolded on Monday.

ELDORADO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 03: Eduardo Bolsonaro, Federal Deputy speaks during the presentation of a bridge development project over the Ribeira de Iguape river on September 3, 2020 in Eldorado, Brazil. Eldorado is a city in the countryside of the state of Sao Paulo where Jair Bolsonaro was raised. The …

Xi Jinping Seeks to Rebuild, and Dominate, Frayed BRICS Coalition

Chinese dictator Xi Jinping gave a lengthy teleconferenced address to the BRICS group of emerging economies on Tuesday, making a bid to restore and dominate what Chinese state media described as a tottering coalition riven by unreasonable animosity toward China from two of the other members, India and Brazil.

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY - MARCH 29: Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a reception in his honour on March 29, 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany. President Xi Jinping is visiting the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia after meeting with German leaders in Berlin the day before. Earlier in the day he …

Brazil: Riots, Robberies as Blackout Leaves Entire State with No Electricity or Water

The state of Amapá, Brazil — on the nation’s northeastern border — has had nearly no access to electricity after a storm took out its power grid on November 3. As of Thursday, government officials say 80 percent of the state will have some electricity, but residents complain that they are now running out of food and water, rationing drinking water and foregoing showers.

Amapa riot