Coronavirus Pandemic: Favelas feel the brunt as COVID-19 spreads

In #Brazil, the #COVID19 disease is seriously affecting the under-60s. And this is even more prevalent in the poorest neighbourhoods, the favelas. In Rio de Janeiro alone, there are 800 hillside, working-class districts, where the #virus is spreading at an exponential rate. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the … Read more Coronavirus Pandemic: Favelas feel the brunt as COVID-19 spreads

Covid-19 Is Killing Nurses in Brazil More Than Anywhere Else

The coronavirus is killing Brazilian nurses faster than anywhere else in the world as the pandemic spreads in the Latin American nation. The country’s Federal Nursing Council says there are more than 15,000 nurses infected with Covid-19, which according to the council represents almost 40% of the global case toll. As of Wednesday, 137 nurses … Read more Covid-19 Is Killing Nurses in Brazil More Than Anywhere Else

The Lockdown Tapes with Lawrence Okolie (Ep 13)

Unbeaten Cruiserweight Lawrence Okolie joins us for the latest Lockdown Tapes. ‘The Sauce’ recalls his rise to the Rio Olympics, turning pro and capturing the British, Commonwealth and European Titles. Now with a pending World Title shot with Krzysztof Glowacki waiting in the wings, Okolie reveals how he’s remained focused during lockdown and explains his … Read more The Lockdown Tapes with Lawrence Okolie (Ep 13)

Coronavirus: Brazil’s Hospitals Could be Overwhelmed

A Covid-19 specialized hospital in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has reopened but is already at full capacity as the country continues battling the new coronavirus pandemic. Early on May 16, there was little other sound but that of patients’ beeping monitors inside the busy intensive care unit of Sao Jose Hospital in … Read more Coronavirus: Brazil’s Hospitals Could be Overwhelmed

Brazil becomes 6th worst-Covid-19-hit country, passing France, as court demands Bolsonaro’s test

Brazil is Latin America’s worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, but the country also passed France and became the World’s 6th country in cases, with over 190,000 cases and over 13,000 deaths. As FRANCE 24’s Rio de Janeiro correspondent Lucinda Elliott reports, far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is now obliged by the Congress to hand in … Read more Brazil becomes 6th worst-Covid-19-hit country, passing France, as court demands Bolsonaro’s test

Brazil’s Covid-19 situation worsens drastically as country becomes World’s 6th worst-hit

Brazil is Latin America’s worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, but the country also passed France and became the World’s 6th country in cases, with over 190,000 cases and over 13,000 deaths. As FRANCE 24’s Rio de Janeiro correspondent Lucinda Elliott reports, the situation is worsening every day across the country, like in Manaus, São … Read more Brazil’s Covid-19 situation worsens drastically as country becomes World’s 6th worst-hit

Medical supplies donated by overseas Chinese arrive in Rio de Janeiro

The first batch of medical supplies donated by Brazil’s Chinese residents has arrived in Rio de Janeiro. The local Chinese community in Brazil raised funds to purchase 650,000 masks from China. Mayor Marcelo Crivella said the pandemic in South America is getting worse and Chinese manufacturers have had an important role in helping Brazil purchase … Read more Medical supplies donated by overseas Chinese arrive in Rio de Janeiro

Michael Jung’s Sam – Olympic Champion, Eventing Legend, and a good Friend | Horse of a Lifetime

We have started a series on the stars of yesteryear, and today, we are looking at triple Olympic champion Sam. Perhaps the most successful Eventing horse of them all, Sam won everything during his glorious partnership with German star Michael Jung that lasted more than a decade. Most famously, they won three Olympic golds and … Read more Michael Jung’s Sam – Olympic Champion, Eventing Legend, and a good Friend | Horse of a Lifetime

Christ the Redeemer ‘wears’ mask to raise awareness against COVID-19

The famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro donned a mask to highlight the importance of the medical device as the world continues its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow … Read more Christ the Redeemer ‘wears’ mask to raise awareness against COVID-19

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Wears Face Mask as Covid-19 Awareness

An image of Jesus Christ in a face mask was projected onto Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue on Sunday, in awareness of protective measures against coronavirus. Organized by a group of specialists in healthcare to help Brazil face the dangers of Covid-19, the campaign is called ‘Todos pela Saúde’ (‘All for Health’) . … Read more Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Wears Face Mask as Covid-19 Awareness

COVID-19 forces Brazil to stack coffins EIGHT DEEP in huge vertical cemetery

As Brazil’s death toll from the novel coronavirus surpassed 6,000, the country has built a huge cemetery with vertical structures to stack coffins up to 8-high outside Rio de Janeiro for #COVID19 victims. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us … Read more COVID-19 forces Brazil to stack coffins EIGHT DEEP in huge vertical cemetery

DeMar DeRozan builds the perfect NBA player | WYD? with Ros Gold-Onwude

San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan joins Ros Gold-Onwude to build the perfect NBA player, discuss what it’s like to play under Tim Duncan and Becky Hammon, and reflect on epic stories from the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. #NBA #Sports Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn Subscribe to ESPN on … Read more DeMar DeRozan builds the perfect NBA player | WYD? with Ros Gold-Onwude

COVID-19 | Police drones monitor Madrid park

Police officers monitor Madrid’s Rio park with #drones on Sunday, as #Spain partially eased its #COVID19 lockdown measures to allow minors to leave the house for an hour per day if accompanied by an adult for the first time in 6 weeks. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on … Read more COVID-19 | Police drones monitor Madrid park

When Rio met Floyd Mayweather | Toughest opponent, best boxing prospects, what keeps him motivated

Rio Ferdinand sat down with Floyd Mayweather back in 2017 before the fight with Conor McGregor had even been agreed. The two discussed Money’s favourite boxing prospects, the suicide of a close friend just before a fight, Conor McGregor and who he thinks could be the toughest opponent he’s faced. Subscribe to BT Sport Boxing … Read more When Rio met Floyd Mayweather | Toughest opponent, best boxing prospects, what keeps him motivated

Crime Falls in Latin America Lockdown, But Domestic Abuse, Gang Activity Rises

In crime-ridden Rio de Janeiro, killings by guns in the past month were a third of the same period a year ago. In El Salvador, one of the deadliest countries, March saw the fewest homicides in its history. And in Caracas, the often lawless capital of Venezuela, crime has fallen to near zero. In Latin … Read more Crime Falls in Latin America Lockdown, But Domestic Abuse, Gang Activity Rises