Brazil is hit by a second day of heavy rain.
Sources: Al Jazeera
Sources: Al Jazeera
The Ministry of Economy announces a measure to decrease the price of importation tariffs by 10%, amid an increase in inflation, which reached two digits in Brazil. The government also argued that the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has increased the prices of food.
The Brazilian federal government suspends the nationwide vaccination of pregnant women using Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine after the death of an expectant mother in Rio de Janeiro from a stroke possibly related to the vaccination.
Japan's Health Ministry detects a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 partially similar to those from South Africa and the United Kingdom in four people that travelled from Amazonas in Brazil.
President Rodrigo Duterte rejects the prospect of reopening the country during a televised cabinet meeting. He goes on to claim that following the examples of the United States', Brazil's and others' "bold actions" would result in "pandemonium", and the potential resultant spike in COVID-19 cases would land the nation in "deep shit".
Fernando Haddad is elected mayor of São Paulo, giving the governing Workers' Party control of Brazil's financial capital and biggest city.
The Brazil hydroelectric plant in Foz do Iguacu is second largest hydroelectric plant in world after the Three Gorges in China.
Rescue efforts continue in Brazil in an attempt to locate around 200 people believed to have been buried in their homes by a large landslide in Morro do Bumba near Rio de Janeiro city in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
The death toll in the storm which caused severe damage to Brazil's Rio de Janeiro metro area reaches 200.
Association Mutual Aid and Solidarity AF447 seeks equal compensation for Air France Flight 447's French famiiles after Brazilian judge Mauro Nicolau Junior awards NZ$1.6 million for dead state prosecutor Marcelle Valpacos Fonseca; French insurer Axa will appeal.