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Despite Attacks and Threats, a Brazilian Priest Distributes Aid to São Paulo’s Growing Homeless Population

By Talita Fernandes and Liam Anderson In São Paulo, city authorities estimate that around 24,000 people are living on the streets, a number that is on the rise as more people find themselves without a job during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the midst of this crisis, Father Julio Lancellotti and his São Miguel Arcanjo parish…

Sao Paolo Begins Importing Chinese COVID Vaccine Amid Resistance From Bolsonaro

Despite Brazilian authorities recent decision to freeze a local SinoVac trial after a participant died under mysterious circumstances, the governor of Sao Paolo, Brazil’s most populous state, has struck a deal with the state-backed Chinese biotech firm to ship 120,000 doses of the still-unproven vaccine. News of the deliveries arrives after Brazilian health regulator Anvisa…