Brazil declares three days of mourning after Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo treating Pele says his death after a long battle with cancer was caused by "multiple organ failure", sparking tributes and superlatives from fans and football greats.
The football legend was supposed to host his family at home, but his worsening health meant that he couldn't be disccharged and had to spend Christmas Eve in the hospital, surrounded by his loved ones.
Police say they have broken up more than 960 roadblocks imposed by supporters of far-right outgoing President Bolsonaro after his election defeat to leftist Lula.
The man former US president Barack Obama once called "the most popular politician on Earth," is back at the office he left 12 years ago.
Presidential rivals make last-ditch bid for votes just a day before run-off election, telling thousands of their supporters they are confident of victory.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva launches a campaign to reclaim the Brazilian presidency from Jair Bolsonaro with a promise to "send fascism back to the sewer of history."
The 2021 edition of the Carnival was cancelled due to a spike in Covid-19 cases, but it is back and exuberant as ever now that infections are plunging.
At least 19 people have died and some 500 families were left homeless across the state in the rains between Friday and Sunday, Sao Paulo state authorities say.
In recent months, protests led by leftist movements have demanded Bolsonaro's impeachment due to his mismanagement of the pandemic. But Saturday's demonstrations were also against a hike in food and fuel prices.
Brazilian football legend Pele, 80, was briefly transferred to ICU after experiencing breathing difficulties as he continues to recover from last month surgery for a suspected colon tumour.
The 66-year-old Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro had been complaining publicly since last week about suffering from the hiccups following July 3 surgery on a dental implant.
Anti-government protesters took to the streets in more than a score of cities across Brazil as the nation's confirmed death toll from Covid-19 soared past half a million.
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