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Sowing the Seeds of Bolsonaro


Sat, 18 May 2019 08:07:00 GMT

From Locations to Incentives: The Cheat Sheet for Filming in Latin America

The Hollywood Reporter

Sat, 18 May 2019 21:53:00 GMT

FEATURE-Amid fear, Brazil's LGBT+ politicians vow to fight back against attacks

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Fri, 17 May 2019 12:38:00 GMT

Brasília looking to concessions and PPPs


Tue, 14 May 2019 08:27:00 GMT

Brazil’s AOC: Tabata Amaral Has Brasília Out of Its Comfort Zone

Americas Quarterly

Mon, 13 May 2019 03:46:00 GMT

Vietnam-Brazil diplomatic ties marked in Brasilia


Sat, 11 May 2019 02:20:00 GMT

Brasília mulls IPOs for state-run companies


Wed, 15 May 2019 09:07:00 GMT

Brazil's AOC: Tabata Amaral Has Brasília Out of Its Comfort Zone  Americas Quarterly

SÃO PAULO - “Saved by education.” That was the first thing Tabata Amaral told me about herself when we met in early May at her office in São Paulo, the state ...

Mon, 13 May 2019 10:41:56 GMT

Brazil's Capital, Brasilia, Celebrates Its 59th Birthday  The Rio Times

As Brasilia celebrated its 59th birthday on Sunday, residents of Brazil's capital say that the city, designed by world-famous architect Oscar Niemeyer, has ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brasilia Grand Slam Observer present in Baku  International Judo Federation

Matheus Theotonio da Silva is present at the Baku Grand Slam as an observer. The Brazilian is a former judoka who had a spell on the Brazilian National Judo ...

Sun, 12 May 2019 12:47:23 GMT

Brasília is not Just a City. It is a Belief in the Human Being  The Rio Times

Brasília is not merely a city built out of nowhere, which would not be a small feat in itself. Nor is it only the founding myth of a country looking for itself.

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Horse-riders Travel from Minas Gerais to Brasília for Anniversary of Brazil’s Capital  The Rio Times

This past Sunday, April 21st, a group of horse-riders known as the 12ª Cavalgada Portal Minas/Distrito Federal marched along the famous monumental axis of ...

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brasilia Becomes a National Crisis Factory  The Rio Times

While in public life, Marco Maciel from Pernambuco - vice-president of the governments of Fernando Henrique Cardoso - was noted for his defense of the parity ...

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Thousands of Indigenous People Protesting in Brasilia for Their Rights  The Rio Times

Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of ...

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

2:23 March in Brasilia to Vindicate Indigenous Peoples' Demands  Prensa Latina

Brasilia, Apr 24 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian indigenous population is mobilizing Wednesday in this capital to demand their rights, in a climate of strong tension ...

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Vietnam-Brazil diplomatic ties marked in Brasilia - Nhan Dan Online  Nhan Dan Online

NDO – The Vietnamese Embassy in Brazil recently held a solemn ceremony in Brasilia to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two ...

Sat, 11 May 2019 11:04:02 GMT

LATAM Brasil to add Brasilia int'l ops after fuel tax cut  ch-aviation

Most extensive and up to date airline knowledge base: More than 42150 aircraft, 6000 airports and 7490 airlines, access to fleet lists, worldwide airline ...

Fri, 03 May 2019 03:47:55 GMT

Brazil's National Security Force to Patrol Brasilia Ahead of Protests  The Rio Times

Brazil's Justice Minister, Sergio Moro, has signed a measure that will send soldiers from the National Public Security Force to secure landmarks in the country's ...

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

How Brasília Turned Me On to Modern Architecture’s Sexy Side  The Wall Street Journal

On a trip to Brazil's capital, a model of urban planning built in the 1950s, a design fan weary of modernism's rigidity discovers its sensual potential.

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Real Estate Investments Pick Up in Brasília  The Rio Times

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After a period of strong recession, the real estate market in the Federal District (DF) is finally picking up. 2019 promises to be the ...

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brasília: Brazil’s planned capital  The Brazilian Report

Brazil's capital Brasília celebrates its 58th birthday. We're bringing you a bit of history about how this futuristic city was made possible.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil returns to IJF World Judo Tour with newly-signed Brasilia Grand Slam  International Judo Federation

Judo powerhouse nation Brazil will return as a host of an IJF World Judo Tour event for the first time since 2013 when it stages a new Grand Slam competition in ...

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Venezuela's Guaido to meet Brazil's president in anti-Maduro push  Reuters

BRASILIA, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido met with European Union ambassadors to Brazil on Thursday ahead of a meeting with ...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

All Smiles in Brasilia as Macri and Bolsonaro Reset Relationship  Bloomberg

South America's two largest countries are more united than ever, Argentine President Mauricio Macri declared during an official visit to Brasilia that sought to ...

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Hitler in Brasilia: The U.S. evangelicals and Nazi political theory behind Brazil's president-in-waiting | Opinion  Haaretz

Mix up fascist geopolitics, Pat Robertson's LGBT hate, Bannon's nationalism and Putin's shills and you get Jair Bolsonaro, who's nostalgic for the U.S.-backed ...

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Egypt is building a brand new capital. Brasília highlights the dangers  CityMetric

Egypt is the latest country to build a new capital city from scratch, with ambitions to move parliament away from Cairo as early as summer 2019. With nearly 24m ...

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT

How Oscar Niemeyer Forever Changed Brazilian Architecture  Architectural Digest

Oscar Niemeyer was integral to the country moving its capital to Brasília, a city that he designed and eventually became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Five Fun Things to Do on a Day Out in Brazil's Capital City, Brasília The  The Rio Times

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Everyone seems to have an opinion about Brasília, whether they've actually been there or ...

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Bloco Arquitetos creates all-white House of Courtyards in Brasília  Dezeen

Brazilian studio Bloco Arquitetos has designed a spacious family home comprising irregularly stacked boxes, which form a series of courtyards and terraces.

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Second Lady Karen Pence's Visit to Brasilia Renews Sister City Relationship  Whitehouse.gov

Brasilia, Brazil— As the Honorary Vice Chairwoman for Sister Cities International, Second Lady Karen Pence highlighted the sister city relationship between ...

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Netanyahu to visit Rio, Brasilia in unprecedented trip to Brazil  The Times of Israel

PM will attend inauguration of new president Bolsonaro; local Jews hail 'promising signs in the bilateral relationship'

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

PVG Advogados opens in Brasília  Latin Lawyer

Perlman, Vidigal, Godoy Advogados has kicked off the new year by opening an office in the Brazilian capital Brasília. Please log in. Username. Password.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Bolsonaro leaves hospital and heads to Brasilia  Reuters UK

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro left the hospital in Sao Paulo on Wednesday early afternoon and is returning to Brasilia to resume his duties, his spokesman ...

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Firestorm in Brasilia Greets Bolsonaro as He Returns From Hospital  Bloomberg

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro returned to Brasilia after more than two weeks in hospital to face a scandal involving his political party and a deepening row ...

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Mercosur and EU Trade Negotiators Meet in Brasilia  The Rio Times

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The foreign ministers of Mercosur and EU members are meeting in Brasilia on ...

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Palace intrigue in Brasília hampers Bolsonaro's agenda - AEI  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Foreign and Defense Policy, Latin America. The election of Jair Bolsonaro was supposed to shake up Brazilian politics, but his ...

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Oracle launches government digital transformation hub in Brasília  ZDNet

The facility is using emerging technologies for projects around security, transport and health.

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Jaguar Mining: the mining world digs in for a thriller in Brasilia  Mining Global - Mining News, Magazine and Website

Following a decade of stagnation, will the change of government, combined with the recently launched National Mining Agency, and a rush for copper help ...

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Next BRICS summit to be held in Brasilia on November 13-14  TASS

The Brazilian capital will host the BRICS summit for the second time already.

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Thousands March in Brasilia as Lula Files Election Paperwork  Bloomberg

Tens of thousands of supporters of Brazil's jailed ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva marched in Brasilia on Wednesday as the Workers' Party formally ...

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

B Hotel — Brasilia, Brazil  Wallpaper*

The debut of the 306-room B Hotel in Brasília was always going to be something of a marquee event, if not homecoming, not least because Isay Weinfeld had ...

Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil to See 13 States and Brasília Hold Second Round Governor Elections  The Rio Times

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For governor candidates in thirteen states and the Federal District (Brasília), there will be more ...

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil’s ‘Trump’ Jair Bolsonaro sworn in as president in Brasilia  NEWS.com.au

Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in as Brazil's president Tuesday, taking the reins of Latin America's largest and most populous nation with promises to overhaul ...

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Former volleyball star Leila Barros now a senator in Brasilia  INQUIRER.net

A volleyball superstar close to the heart of Filipinos has won a battle in a different arena. Brazilian Leila Barros, who turned heads during the FIVB Grand Prix ...

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Report: TAM A320 at Brasilia on Apr 8th 2015, touched down before runway during go around  The Aviation Herald

A TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200, registration PR-MHV performing flight JJ-3451 from Recife,PE to Brasilia,DF (Brazil) with 154 passengers and 6 crew, ...

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT

2nd International Day of Diplomats celebrated in Brasilia  Business Standard

Read more about 2nd International Day of Diplomats celebrated in Brasilia on Business Standard. The second International Day of Diplomats was recently ...

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brasília, we have a problem The danger posed by Jair Bolsonaro  The Economist

WITH just two months to go before the first round of Brazil's elections, no one has a clue what will happen. The front-runner for the presidency, Luiz Inácio Lula ...

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Bloco Arquitetos gives "abstract character" to Cora House in Brasília  Dezeen

A stark white palette is used both outside and in this Brazilian home, designed by local firm Bloco Arquitetos as a series of angular volumes.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Meet Athos Bulcão, the artist of Brasília  The Brazilian Report

Artist Athos Bulcão made tiles that decorate many of the monuments in Brazil's capital city. Today, Google Doodle celebrates his work.

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brasilia has to be seen to be believed  Times LIVE

Brasília is the future city of the past. Like a colony of alien spaceships, its sculptural high-rises sit stubbornly in the wilderness, resisting corrosion by ...

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Political Corruption Haunts an Afrofuturist Film Set in Brasília  Hyperallergic

The 2016 impeachment of Dilma Rousseff looms over Adirley Quierós's new movie Once There Was Brasília. Tanner TafelskiApril 26, 2018 · Facebook Tweet ...

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Cathedral of Brasília – Brasília, Brazil  Atlas Obscura

Discover Cathedral of Brasília in Brasília, Brazil: A stunning Catholic cathedral built by a curve-loving communist in Brazil's newly created capital.

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:03:19 GMT

3,000 indigenous people gather in Brasilia to protest ruralist agenda  Mongabay.com

From 23-27 April, 3,000 indigenous people from a hundred groups all across Brazil came together in Brasilia for the 15th annual encampment to demonstrate ...

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brasília (, Portuguese: [bɾaˈziljɐ]) is the federal capital of Brazil and seat of government of the Federal District.



Brazil: um país tropical


"Who ever said that pleasure wasn't functional?" Charles Eames




Rendez-vous a Brasilia(2018)[Je Suis Charles, Volume 4; (Je M’Voyais Déjà & Rarites, a la Radio)][Charles Aznavour]


Rio, Sao Paulo, Brasilia, and back to Rio via public transportation overland, is it doable in two ish weeks, not minding stops in between?


Dicas do que fazer em Brasília?


[DIPLOMACY] Brazil is NOT developing nuclear weapons


Operation Bedrock


Best things to do in Belo Horizonte and/or Brasilia?


Mass rallies spread all over Brazil as President Bolsonaro cuts down great portions of public education resources, while calling protesters "imbecile students" during an economic event in Dallas, Texas


Students and teachers from hundreds of universities and colleges across Brazil began a nationwide demonstration on Wednesday in "defense of education" following a raft of budget cuts announced by President Jair Bolsonaro's government


Double rainbow in Brasilia(Brazil) sky.


Agriculture Open Access Journals - Lupine Publishers


Encontro Nacional dos 20 Anos Educação do Campo e PRONERA, BRASILIA 12 A 15 de junho 2018


How to say 100 world cities in Chinese (with pinyin)


[AMSU] S7 R1 - Ultima GTR Race @ Brasilia


Official 2015 Bootlegs


Litrão por 8 reais


Águas Claras: Um bairro feito para a classe média


So, my uncle passed this morning (May/05/19 05:00 AM Brasilia Time), out of 6, was the most humble and lucky of them all, i will always miss you uncle Lenine, a great carpenter and father of 2 daughters, poog guy was going to get married in June 4th.


Trying to get a good deal on Facebook marketplace is very frustrating


Bought an entire brasilia set today for $50! Not shown is the nightstand.


Brazil vice president says Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea


Brazil plans to slash funding of all universities by 30%.


Concordo, tem que fazer bonito todo mundo está esperado algo incrível no Brasil.


Não gostei nadinha do final do Jhon 😕


Alguém pode me explicar para onde o Drogon levou o corpo da Dany?


Ninguém sabe o que é pior, ser assediada por motorista da ou sofrer alguma humilhação por parts do motorista da


Mané GoT, a parada é lutar pelo Brasil e torcer por ele no surf! 🇧🇷 na água na luta pra chegar nas quartas. E o Michael Rodrigues já detonou o Julian Wilson 🔥


Eu gosto de fã de Breaking Bad pq quando tu menos espera eles ressurgem babando o ovo da série!


Final de GOT me decepcionou mais que o Final de AV.Brasil


sansa inventou o brexit, arya descobriu o brasil, jon sabe que canadá é melhor que os eua e o bran não tem nada pra falar mesmo pq ele interpretando e uma porta parada a porta ganha em atuação


uc, avisa que a tour pelo estados unidos acabou e que a próxima parada é nada mais, nada menos que o brasil https://twitter.com/bts_bighit/status/1130305017179598854?s=19 …


🗣 Love Yourself: Speak Yourself Tour Próximo show: BRASIL 🇧🇷 PODE VIR 💜💜💜💜💜


Ahora es el concierto en Brasil, já ya me veo buscando links y llorando por esta vida d pobre


só o brasil pode da orgulho pra ele


Pelo amor de yoongi não sigam os garotos nem fiquem na frente do hotel que se hospedaram mano!! nos outros países foi tão normal, eles saíram, vizitaram vários lugares sem pessoas malucas seguindo eles! não passem essa má impressão do Brasil


admiro já passou por coisas ridícula aturando gente que diz não ser fascista e ainda manter a moral do certo político, moral e civil expressando sua opinião para um Brasil justo.


Verade, Parabens pela exposicao clara e objetiva, senador . Sao um bando de mortadelas ignorantes e inuteis, sem os quais o Brasil seria muito melhor. https://twitter.com/jairbolsonaro/status/1129365093173616643 …


Esses vagabundos do estão conspirando e lutando para o Brasil entrar num caos? Quem ainda vai ter coragem de eleger um bandido traidor da pátria do MBL? Se fizeram de bonzinhos, honestos e patriotas para serem eleitos. Agora esses MERDAS estão soltando as garras. https://twitter.com/villela206/status/1130298334554599425 …


Eu era seu duo lindo , só agrade pelo GAME MAIS PIKA DO MUNDO e spa do BRASIL


Global Forecast-Fahrenheit  San Francisco Chronicle

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Sunday, May 19, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Sunday's Weather Condition;Sunday's High Temp (F);Sunday's Low Temp ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 23:00:00 GMT

Global Forecast-Asia  Taiwan News

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Sunday, May 19, 2019. Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 13:30:00 GMT

Bits & Bytes: Founders Day at Norman Rockwell Museum; 'The Mystical 16'; rainforest music, culture at Race Brook Lodge; RSYP block party; Alastair McIntosh at Hawthorne Valley |  theberkshireedge.com

Stockbridge — The Norman Rockwell Museum will host Founders Day Sunday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in celebration of the museum's 50th anniversary.

Thu, 16 May 2019 17:11:45 GMT

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil  CityNews Calgary

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are “useful idiots” who have ...

Wed, 15 May 2019 19:50:42 GMT

Photos of Sunday night's lunar eclipse from all around the world  AccuWeather.com

A total lunar eclipse glowed red in the night sky on Sunday night, the last of its kind anywhere in the world until 2021.

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Gallery: The best photos from around the world  The Sydney Morning Herald

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

5 Best Cities to Visit in Brazil 2019  International Living

Brazil offers welcoming locals, spectacular carnivals and year-round warm weather. Here are the five best cities to visit in Brazil in 2019:

Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Photos of the Week: Unicorn Factory, Bavarian Pilgrims, Miniature Chernobyl  The Atlantic

Thanos in the Philippines, mourning in Sri Lanka, Holy Week in Jerusalem, flooding in Quebec, a light show in Romania, stylish indoor tennis in Barcelona, ...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

50 Years Ago, Brazil Virtually Legalized Torture and Censorship  Americas Quarterly

On Dec. 13, 1968, Brazil's last military dictatorship sharply curtailed dissent. A special edition of “The Long View,” AQ's recurring feature on Latin American ...

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil Grand Prix Weather Forecast  GPfans.com

The Brazilian Grand Prix has many legendary moments in the wet and we could be set for some more in 2018, with rain set to make a dent on the race...

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

US seeks close ties with Brazil's new leader  WSFA

The Trump administration seeks to cement close ties with Brazil's incoming far-right leader with a visit to the country next week by Secretary of State Mike ...

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

CarlsonCast April16--7am hour  KVI-Radio

7am hour -- GUEST: Conservative Tours, Ken Chase, provides historical perspective and knowledge of Notre Dame cathedral, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson ...

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Bolsonaro sworn in a president  WCAX

Tough-talking former army captain Jair Bolsonaro has been sworn in as Brazil's president.

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil's ex-President Temer jailed, accused of heading 'criminal organization'  KFGO News

By Brad Brooks and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in "Operation ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido in Brazil to meet with Bolsonaro  CityNews Vancouver

BRASILIA, Brazil — Juan Guaido, recognized by many countries as Venezuela's president, is in Brazil to meet with President Jair Bolsonaro. Juan Guaido ...

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The squadron of ex-military men behind Bolsonaro's rise in Brazil  KFGO News

By Brad Brooks and Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - The man who will likely be Brazil's next Defense Minister greeted two reporters waiting outside the ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Bolsonaro targets minorities on 1st day in office  KTVU San Francisco

Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro targeted Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community with executive orders in the first ...

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

In Mali, weather forecasts cure flaring tempers as heat rises  Thomson Reuters Foundation

A text messaging *service* in Mali helps farmers cope with unpredictable weather patterns linked to climate change.

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil reneges on hosting UN climate talks under Bolsonaro presidency  The Guardian

Reversal comes two months after country agreed to host COP25 conference in 2019 – and one month after far-right climate sceptic won election.

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil to sign accord with U.S. on space technology next week  KFGO News

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The United States and Brazil have negotiated an accord to safeguard U.S. space technology the South American nation hopes will be ...

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Swiss say they returned $365M to Brazil in Petrobras probe  KCAU 9

BERLIN (AP) - Swiss prosecutors say they have returned some 365 million francs ($365 million) to Brazil so far in funds seized during investigations related to ...

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 09:08:00 GMT

Brazil's far-right president visits CIA on first US visit  NBC Montana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Brazil plans to make a visit to CIA headquarters Monday on his first official visit to the U. S. , an unusual move that ...

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Hitler in Brasilia: The U.S. evangelicals and Nazi political theory behind Brazil's president-in-waiting | Opinion  Haaretz

Mix up fascist geopolitics, Pat Robertson's LGBT hate, Bannon's nationalism and Putin's shills and you get Jair Bolsonaro, who's nostalgic for the U.S.-backed ...

Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil’s president approves commemorations of dictatorship  CityNews Vancouver

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's president has asked the defence ministry to organize commemorations of the country's two decade-long military dictatorship that ...

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Heat Wave Continues for Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia  AccuWeather.com

Southern Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia remain in the midst of a baking and, for some, record heat wave.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT

Scientists warn new Brazil president may smother rainforest  Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

SAO PAULO (AP) — Scientists warn that Brazil's president-elect could push the Amazon rainforest past its tipping point — with severe consequences for global ...

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Tornado Strikes Brazil, Killing at Least Two People and Leaving More Than 1000 Homeless  The Weather Channel

A tornado struck the town of Xanxerê in Brazil on Monday.

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT

EU health official slams Greek minister for defying smoking ban  KFGO News

ATHENS (Reuters) - The European Union's top health official hit out at Greece's deputy health minister for publicly defying the country's smoking ban, saying in ...

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Indigenous groups in Brazil protest health care changes  CityNews Vancouver

RIO DE JANEIRO — Indigenous groups across Brazil are protesting a proposal to transfer indigenous health services from the federal government to ...

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UPDATE 1-Brazil farm minister defends environmental laws, praises agricultural sector  CNBC

BRASILIA, Jan 2- New Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias sought on Wednesday to defend the farm sector from accusations it has grown at the ...

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Amazon.com should share web domain name rights, Brazil says  KFGO News

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil has proposed a compromise to a seven-year battle that has quietly raged over the Amazon.com internet domain: let the nations ...

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mercosur and EU Trade Negotiators Meet in Brasilia  The Rio Times

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The foreign ministers of Mercosur and EU members are meeting in Brasilia on ...

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says Holocaust crimes can be forgiven  CityNews Vancouver

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro believes the crimes of the Holocaust can be forgiven, but shouldn't be forgotten. The far-right leader ...

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Road collapses in central Brasilia  BBC News

A busy overpass has collapsed in the centre of Brazil's capital, Brasilia, with images showing two lanes of the Eixão Sul having fallen on to the ground below.

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil’s Bolsonaro eyes new body for environmental policy  CityNews Vancouver

MADRID — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is considering a dramatic change in the council that oversees Brazil's environmental policy, replacing a ...

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro promised to exploit the Amazon—but can he?  National Geographic

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro wants to harvest the rain forest's riches, raising fears among environmentalists and indigenous communities. Are they justified?

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Fire engulfs museum, destroys ancient artifacts  CNN

A massive fire engulfed Brazil's National Museum, destroying priceless artifacts dating back centuries.

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Meteorologists warn El Niño could return before the end of this year  Brazil

From 2014-2016, southeastern Brazil experienced a severe drought, spanning the metropolitan states of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Minas Gerais. Irregular ...

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Religious cult held 79 workers in 'slave' conditions 'who think world is ending'  Mirror Online

Police found up to 300 people living in a religious community in the capital of Brazil.

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil withdraws offer to host UN climate change conference  KSWO

Brazil's government says it has withdrawn its offer to host a large U.N. conference on climate change next year.

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Images of the Weekend  Irish Times

DRIVEN SNOW: Snow begins to fall on a road in Athy, Co Kildare. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times. CHASING THE SLEET-IOR: Kerry's Shane ...

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

8th Annual World Water Forum Begins Today in Brazil  MissionsBox

The 8th Annual World Water Forum opened today in Brasilia with 40000 people expected to attend.

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazilian judge orders release of former president Temer  CityNews Vancouver

RIO DE JANEIRO — A Rio de Janeiro federal judge has ordered the release of former President Michel Temer from jail. Judge Antonio Ivan Athie says in ...

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mike Pence Calls Criticism of Wife's Job at Anti-LGBTQ School 'Deeply Offensive'  NBC Bay Area

Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday addressed news coverage and criticism regarding his wife's decision to return to teaching at a Virginia elementary ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil's diplomacy at risk of rupture with appointment of pro-Trump, anti-China Ernesto Araujo as foreign minister  The Japan Times

Brazilian diplomacy is set to perform an abrupt 180-degree turn under new Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo, chosen by far-right President-elect Jair Bolsona.

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Hundreds missing after Vale dam burst at Brazil mine, seven bodies found  KFGO News

By Anthony Boadle and Marta Nogueira BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian rescuers were searching for some 200 missing people after a tailings ...

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil to See 13 States and Brasília Hold Second Round Governor Elections  The Rio Times

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For governor candidates in thirteen states and the Federal District (Brasília), there will be more ...

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil top court criticized for order to block news stories  WTOP

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's attorney general is accusing the nation's highest court of violating the constitution with an order for news organizations to ...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil government pledges to keep hand off Petrobras  Yahoo Singapore News

Petroleo Brasileiro SA's market-based diesel pricing policy remains unchanged and Brazil's president has no intention of meddling in Petrobras' internal affairs, ...

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Natural disaster-proof 'back-up' city underway in the Philippines  Mother Nature Network

Unlike Manila, New Clark City is green, pedestrian-centered and resilient against flooding, tropical cyclones and other natural disasters.

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil opens Israel trade mission in Jerusalem, short of full embassy move  KFGO News

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday, edging back from earlier signals it would follow ...

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil’s military start commemorations of 1964 coup  CityNews Vancouver

RIO DE JANEIRO — Over the objections of human rights groups but with the support of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, some military bases began ...

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The big heatwave: from Algeria to the Arctic. But what’s the cause?  The Guardian

The northern hemisphere is having a baking summer – and it's not just down to climate change.

Sun, 22 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Taranis sees huge potential in Brazilian agriculture  Future Farming

Israeli Taranis invests in the Brazilian market, which offers huge potential for precision ag.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Jair Bolsonaro's moment of truth arrives for struggling Brazil  The Japan Times

Brazil is about to experience its moment of truth with its new president, Jair Bolsonaro, who takes power on Tuesday as an untested leader vowing a crackdo.

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Bolsonaro, Trump to meet privately in Oval Office next week  WHTC News

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will meet privately with U.S. leader Donald Trump in the Oval Office during his visit to the White House ...

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil president: Not worried about looming corruption cases  WTOP

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — President Michel Temer said Thursday he was not worried about corruption charges that could lead to his being jailed after leaving ...

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says he will target Venezuela and Cuba  The Japan Times

Brazilian far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he would take all action "within the rule of law and democracy" to oppose the gover.

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Inferno at Brazil's National Museum causes 'irreparable' damage and grief  CNN

A massive fire engulfed Brazil's National Museum, destroying priceless artifacts dating back 11000 years.

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil murders maintain downward path in first three months under Bolsonaro: Data  CNA

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro poses for a picture with students of the military college during an Army Day ceremony, in Brasilia, Brazil April 17, 2019.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil grain production to rise on bumper corn crop: Conab  Reuters

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian farmers are expected to harvest up to 238.54 million tonnes of grain in the 2018/19 season, the government said on ...

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil's new right-wing government asks schools to read aloud a President Bolsonaro slogan  NBC News

Brazil's new right-wing government requested that a message including President Jair Bolsonaro's campaign slogan be read aloud to school classes.

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Travel - Why Brazilians love baby talk  BBC News

For a country so famous for its big stuff, Brazil can, in a funny way, be thought of as the land of the tiny. Practically no word is immune from diminution.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil minister says he will shrink, not replace environmental agency  euronews

By Jake Spring and Lisandra Paraguassu BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil intends to reduce the size of its environmental policymaking body but does not plan to.

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil Closes Latin America’s Largest Landfill  Learning English (VOA)

People working in the old dump on its last day said they refuse to trade their source of earnings for government jobs that pay too little to support their families.

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT

The Democratic Spirit of Oscar Niemeyer's Architecture  CityLab

The architect's ability to land big works in his home country before and after his exile speaks to Brazil's enthusiasm for civic gigantism and Modernism.

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

John of God: Streets once filled with people in white now a ghost town  9news.com.au

Dressed in all white, they once arrived in their thousands in the small Brazilian town, hoping to find a cu...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bolsonaro Dines With Ambassadors of Arab Nations  The Rio Times

Brazil's President, Jair Bolsonaro, tried to ease tensions between the country and Arab nations on Wednesday night by attending a dinner with 37 ambassadors ...

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Grain, Oilseed Prices Dance To A New Global Tune  Seeking Alpha

Often, we think of grains and oilseeds prices as being at the mercy of the weather and the agricultural sector's specific set of economic forces that include: p.

Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Venezuela's Guaido to visit Brazil in bid to keep pressure on Maduro  WHTC News

By Anthony Boadle and Stephanie Nebehay BRASILIA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was due to arrive in Brazil on ...

Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

High risk expedition to reach isolated tribe in Brazil  WTOP

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's agency for indigenous peoples has sent off a rare and high-risk expedition hoping to contact a small, isolated group in the ...

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

IndyCar: No plan in place to return to Brazil in 2020  WTHR

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An IndyCar official said Thursday there is no deal in place to return to Brazil in 2020 with a road race in Rio de Janeiro. Rio Mayor ...

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil's First Openly Gay Congressman Quits Seat After Death Threats  NDTV News

Jean Wyllys, Brazil's first openly gay congressman, said on Thursday he will not serve a new term for which he was re-elected due to death threats and he now ...

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Bolsonaro seeks to revise how Brazil’s schools teach on coup  CityNews Vancouver

RIO DE JANEIRO — Days after celebrating the anniversary of the military coup that led to Brazil's last dictatorship, the government of far-right President Jair ...

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Worst Month Ever for Forest Fires Blamed on Human Activity  Climate Central

This September, Brazil saw more fires burning than any month on record.

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Bolsonaro visits Western Wall, Palestinians angry at Jerusalem mission  The Union Leader

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, accompanied by Israel's prime minister, visited Jerusalem's Western Wall.

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil's Bolsonaro Receives Visit from Venezuela's Juan Guaidó  The Rio Times

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro publicly gave his support for Venezuela's self-declared interim president, Juan Guaidó on Thursday after meeting with the ...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

During Weekend, Brazilians Rally For and Against Presidential Candidates  The Rio Times

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With less than a week before the second round of elections in Brazil thousands of ...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil right-wing presidential candidate wins vote but runoff likely  NBCNews.com

BRASILIA — Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro took a commanding lead in Brazil's presidential election on Sunday, but the race headed for a second ...

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

LA House / Esquadra Arquitetos + Yi Arquitetos  ArchDaily

Completed in 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. Images by Joana França. Intended for a couple with two daughters, this house plan takes advantage of the descending ...

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Brazil, US officials meet Venezuela opposition leaders  Rappler

Brazil's foreign ministry says the meetings are to 'analyze the situation in Venezuela stemming from the illegitimacy of President Nicolas Maduro's rule'

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Axios PM - January 1, 2019  Axios

Good afternoon. Today's PM is in holiday mode, with a short big thing and a quick recap of the news. Have a relaxing rest of your day.

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil farmers shift to plastic mulching  nation.co.ke

Crops in the 10 acres used to be attacked by pests until group was advised to try something new.

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Cuts imperil Brazil's stake in astronomy observatories  Science Magazine

Other disciplines also reeling from another budgetary body blow.

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT

China trade vs economic growth: the dilemma for Brazil’s new chief  South China Morning Post

Jair Bolsonaro's vows to ease ties with Beijing while also speeding up domestic development could be tough to reconcile, analysts say.

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 11:21:13 GMT

Brazil's farm minister worried about Israel embassy move  Agriculture.com

BRASILIA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday the farm sector is worried that President Jair Bolsonaro's plan to ...

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Pompeo to Netanyahu: US still committed to protecting Israel  Ynetnews

Netanyahu and Pompeo met Tuesday and discussed their future cooperation against the Iranian entrenchment in Syria; Netanyahu: Israel 'very appreciative of ...

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

The best building in the world... is a school in Brazil  Daily Mail

The Children Village is a school based near huge rice fields in the Tocantins province, around 370 miles north east of Brasília and has been named the best ...

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil’s Sergio Moro looks to overhaul crime fighting  WTOP

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Justice Minister Sergio Moro presented an anti-crime bill Monday that seeks to toughen Brazil's approach to organized crime, ...

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil human rights minister denies illegal adoption  News24

Brazil's minister for women, family and human rights is denying a magazine's report that she forcibly took an indigenous girl from her family's arms 15 years ago ...

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice officials quiz shareholders of Brazil's JBS  Agriculture.com

(Adds that DoJ investigators talked to Batista brothers)By Ricardo BritoBRASÍLIA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Department of Justice investigators visited Brazil this ...

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Hello, 2019: Revelry And Reflection Greet New Year  The Evening Sun

By The Associated Press. Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe ...

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Notorious celebrity faith healer John of God 'sold babies' to Australians  9news.com.au

The Brazilian celebrity faith healer accused of sexually abusing hundreds of women is now facing allegations he sold babies to foreigners, including Australians, ...

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil president Bolsonaro to spend 10 days resting following Jan. 28 surgery  Channel NewsAsia

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro will spend 10 days resting after surgery on Jan. 28 to remove a colostomy bag, his doctor said on Tuesday, a ...

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Canada, Mexico divided on Venezuela amid united push for new NAFTA  CityNews Vancouver

OTTAWA — Canada and Mexico may be united in wanting to bring closure to North America's unresolved trading future, but they are diametrically opposed on ...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

South America: Who will be able to view Sunday's 'ring of fire' solar eclipse?  AccuWeather.com

A large part of South America will be treated to a "ring of fire" solar eclipse on Sunday, but only if the weather cooperates.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT

The Groundhog Was Right - Slow Motion Spring Limps On  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A forecast of "6 more weeks of winter" on February 2 - at our latitude - has a very high probability of verifying. No great surprise, but we'll just have to be *content* ...

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT

New Brazil government riven by divisions, policy confusion  Channel NewsAsia

Brazil's new far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has stumbled out of the gate with infighting, policy flip-flops and confusion in his one-week-old government, ...

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Brazil President Bolsonaro accepts invitation to visit China - ambassador  euronews

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro has accepted an invitation to visit China and is evaluating the best date for the trip, Chinese.

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Woman attacked by jaguar while trying to take selfie at Arizona zoo  Syracuse.com

A woman was attacked by a jaguar as she was apparently trying to get a photo outside the big cat's enclosure at Wildlife World Zoo in Arizona, authorities said.

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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