Rio de Janeiro City Hall appeals to Brazil’s Supreme Court to reinstate vaccine passport

Since the vaccine passport was introduced in the city of Rio de Janeiro, the Court of Appeals has received several petitions to overturn Eduardo Paes' decree.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Rio de Janeiro municipal Prosecutor's Office (PGM) has filed an appeal with the Federal Supreme Court (STF) requesting the annulment of the injunction suspending the vaccine passport in the city.

[UPDATE] Early Thursday evening (30) STF Chief Justice Luis Fux granted the city's appeal and vacated the restraining order on procedural grounds, thus restoring the municipal decree mandating a vaccine passport to enter certain venues.

According to the mayoralty, one of the principal arguments is that the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?