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- Brazil Counts at Least 58 thousand Officials, from 40 Different Positions, with Privileged Standing
While the Federal Supreme Court (STF) debates restricting special standing only to the 594 federal Congressmen and Senators, Brazilian legislation guarantees the prerogative to at least 58,660 different individuals, based on a study carried out by Folha.
Published on 04/24/2018 - 10h22
- Wounded and with a Bullet in His Back, Brazilian Medicine Student Attends Classes in Hospital Bed
Leandro Silva de Sousa, 21, became a paraplegic after he was shot five times as he tried to break up a fight between friends four years ago. Shot in his liver, lung and belly, one bullet hit his spine while another only grazed his leg. The shot in his back led to a spinal cord injury as it hit his vertebra T11, making him lose his movements and part of his sensitivity from the waist down.
Published on 04/23/2018 - 11h49
- Brazil's Potential Presidential Candidates Face over 160 Investigations in Courts across the Country
At least 15 of the 20 candidates who might run for president of Brazil in the October elections are targeted in more than 160 cases in courts throughout the country.
Published on 04/23/2018 - 11h43
- Dispute Over Satellite Puts the Spotlight on Brazil's Broadband Promises
The main promise of the Brazilian Federal Government related to plan 'Internet para Todos' (Internet for All), published at the end of 2017, is a Telebras satellite which cost R$ 2.7 billion (US$ 800 million) and has not been used since June 2017, when it went into orbit.
Published on 04/20/2018 - 10h48
- JBS' Batista Claims He Paid Monthly Payoff of US$ 14 thousand to Brazilian Senator
Brazilian businessman Joesley Batista reported to the Prosecutor General's Office (PGR) he made monthly payments of R$ 50 thousand (US$ 14 thousand) to senator Aécio Neves (PSDB-MG) for two years, by means of a radio owned by the senator.
Published on 04/20/2018 - 10h37
- Petrobras President Agrees to Replace Abilio Diniz as Chairman of BRF's Board
The dispute over the command of BRF seems to have come to an end. The president of Petrobars, Pedro Parente, accepted to substitute businessman Abilio Diniz as the head of the board of the No. 1 processed food company in Brazil.
Published on 04/19/2018 - 12h12
- Ex-Presidents of São Paulo Metro Company to Face Charges after Court Order
The courts of São Paulo made the five former presidents of the capital city's subway system become defendants, including the current secretary of the state's Transportation Department, Clodoaldo Pelissioni, and the head of the São Paulo City Hall Chief of Staff, Sergio Avelleda. The president of the company, Paulo Menezes, will also face charges.
Published on 04/19/2018 - 12h02
- Waldorf Pedagogy Expands and Opens First College in Brazil
Swimming against the current of schools which have been increasingly using computers, tablets and smartphones in education, Waldorf's pedagogy values crafts, movement, and student's contact with nature, and it is now expanding with the opening of the first Waldorf college in Brazil.
Published on 04/18/2018 - 10h41
- Brazilian Senator Aécio Neves Charged with Corruption and Obstruction of Justice
The justices of the First Panel of the Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) voted, on Tuesday (the 17th), in favor of accepting the charges filed by the Prosecutor General's Office against the senator Aécio Neves (PSDB-MG), accused of passive corruption and obstruction of justice.
Published on 04/18/2018 - 10h22
- Minister Links Militias to Marielle Franco's Death
Brazil's Public Security Minister, Raul Jungmann, said on Monday (the 16th) that the assassination of Councilor Marielle Franco (PSOL Party) could be linked to militias.
Published on 04/17/2018 - 11h01