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New York Review of Books (Daily)Jun. 10, 2020 by Vanessa Barbara SÃO PAULO—“So what? I’m sorry. What do you want me to do?” So said Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, on April 28 when a reporter pointed out that the country’s toll from Covid-19 had just surpassed China’s—reaching the grim milestone of 5,000 deaths. By the […]

This running series of brief dispatches by New York Review writers will document the coronavirus outbreak with regular updates from around the world. —The Editors The New York Review of Books (Daily)by Vanessa BarbaraMarch 20, 2020 SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—Over the last week, a powerful virus has been circulating among the toddlers in my daughter’s public nursery school. […]

  The New York Review of Books (Daily) June 15, 2018 by Vanessa Barbara Every four years, Brazil is transformed by a sportive Midas touch that turns everything into apolitical emptiness. It sweeps our country with a force almost too strong to resist. We puff up our chests and recall that we are the only […]