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- After Two Years, President Temer Fails to Meet Most Promises
Most promises made by Brazilian President Michel Temer (MDB) in his first speech as the president of the country in May 2016 were not, or only partially, fulfilled after two years of his administration completed on Saturday, May 12.
Published on 05/14/2018 - 11h49
- Hawaiian Surfer to Represent Brazil in order to Compete in the Olympics
When it comes to surfing, Hawaiian athletes represent their own island in the World Surf League (WSL) - the international surfing competition. However, this kind of leeway will not be granted to the American island in the qualifying tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Hawaiians will either have to represent the United States or another country.
Published on 05/11/2018 - 12h19
- From the Forest to the Diamantina Plateau Festival
Jutting out of the countryside of the State of Bahia, the Chapada Diamantina (Diamantina Plateau) boasts a singular scenic beauty and is considered to be the birthplace for the State's waterways. Flowing from an area larger than the country of Switzerland, springs and rivers supply dozens of municipalities, running through valleys, canyons, waterfalls and mountains sculpted during billions of years by the water and wind.
Published on 05/10/2018 - 10h41
- Brazil's Justice Toffoli Proposes to Extend Restriction of Privileged Jurisdiction
On Wednesday, May 9, Justice Dias Toffoli, of Brazil's Supreme Court (STF), sent an official letter to the president of the court, Justice Cármen Lúcia, with a proposal to extend the restriction of privileged jurisdiction to all the authorities of the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary branches at the federal, state and local levels.
Published on 05/10/2018 - 10h28
- Witness Accuses City Councilor in Murder of Marielle Franco; Politician Denies Connection
On Wednesday, May 9, Rio de Janeiro City Councilor Marcello Siciliano (PHS) denied the accusation that he had ordered the targeted killing of another city councilor, Marielle Franco (PSOL) - Franco was murdered on March 14.
Published on 05/10/2018 - 10h01
- Heated Debate Emerges as Research Calls into Question Amount of Corn Used in Soy Sauce
Passions started to run high almost immediately after a study was released at the end of last month by researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP). "Most soy sauce producers in Brazil take out a portion of the soybeans and add corn during production," said Luiz Antônio Martinelli, an agronomist at USP.
Published on 05/09/2018 - 13h00
- Former President of the Federal Supreme Court Joaquim Barbosa Withdraws from Brazilian Election
The Brazilian Socialist Party's own candidacy was shipwrecked on Tuesday morning (8) before it was officially announced. Former chief justice of the Federal Supreme Court Joaquim Barbosa informed the party's leader by phone that he would no longer run for president.
Published on 05/09/2018 - 12h45
- Car Wash Operation Investigates Contract on Suspicion of Bribery Involving President Temer
The start of the 51st phase of Car Wash operation, called Déjà Vu, on Tuesday (8) morning, once more put Brazilian president Michel Temer (MDB) in the firing line.
Published on 05/09/2018 - 12h02
- Black Market Currency Dealers Testify, Leading to The Arrests of Prominent National Figures
Accusations made by Vinicius Claret and Claudio Barboza, two of Brazil's most active black market currency dealers, have not only potentially reached political campaign managers, but they have also targeted two private companies.
Published on 05/08/2018 - 12h41
- Not Even Half of President Temer's Concession Projects Have Been Put into Action
A little more than seven months before the end of the Temer administration, the program of infrastructure concessions launched by President Temer is facing obstacles and could push some projects to the next administration. Less than half of the projects approved have been auctioned.
Published on 05/07/2018 - 12h06