A federal judge denounced an investigation into two Indigenous leaders as "an illegal embarrassment."
Civil society organizations in Brazil sent an open letter to the United States government asking it not to support the destructive environmental policies of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
"The lack of political will to adequately respond to the pandemic is killing Brazilians in their thousands," the international medical charity said.
"Unfortunately, our country is today considered a global threat, due to the uncontrolled circulation of the virus and the emergence of new mutations."
"We have a president who is trying to pressure the armed forces into serving his coup-mongering, authoritarian delusions," said one elder statesman as lawmakers pursue impeachment.
A leading opposition figure said the country "can't overcome" Covid-19 with Bolsonaro, because "he is the crisis incarnate."
The former Brazilian president suggested that the U.S. vaccine surplus "could be donated to Brazil, or other countries even poorer than Brazil that cannot afford to buy the vaccine."
Dismay Over the Freeing of Lula Da Silva Illustrates the Opposition of the Business Press to Human Rights and the Rule of Law
Financial media were all too happy to see a far-right authoritarian gain power, as long as he implemented pro-rich policies.
"This country is disorganized and falling apart because it has no government," said the former Brazilian president.
"The election starts today," said one prominent political reporter. "It's virtually impossible Lula won't be a candidate.