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  • Due to Truck Drivers, Brazilian Federal Government and States Collect US$ 618 Million Less

    The truckers' strike - which took place in May - may have negatively affected Brazil's finances on two separate levels. Not only has the strike raised the deficit via concessions the government made to the trucking sector, it has also diminished the revenues collected in terms of both federal and state taxes.

    Published on 07/20/2018 - 12h16

  • With Two Men and a Woman, 'Throuple' Moves from Brazil after Court Decision

    The "Filiation" field in the birth certificate of Maria Luiza, 6, states the following: "Luiz Carlos Flaquer Rocha, born in São Paulo, Rafael Chagas Pereira Lopes, born in São Paulo, and Kelly Carla da Silva, born in São Paulo". Right below it, in the "Grandparents" field, there are six names.

    Published on 07/20/2018 - 12h09

  • Center Parties Decide to Support Alckmin in Brazilian Presidential Election

    Leaders of Brazilian center parties forming the so-called "Centrão" stated yesterday they have reached an agreement with presidential pre-candidate Geraldo Alckmin (PSDB) to support him in this year's dispute.

    Published on 07/20/2018 - 11h46

  • 'Coyotes' Sent 180 Brazilians to the United States

    The Brazilian Federal Police arrested a group that managed to send 180 Brazilians to the U.S. illegally, 30 of which were children, between 2016 and 2017.

    Published on 07/19/2018 - 11h28

  • Want to Defeat Me? Do it at the Voting Booth, Lula Writes

    I have been imprisoned for more than 100 days. On the outside, unemployment is increasing, more and more fathers and mothers are finding themselves unable to support their families, and an absurd pricing policy for fuel caused a truckers' strike that provoked shortages in Brazilian cities. The number of people burned from cooking with alcohol is increasing due to the high price of natural cooking gas for poor families. Poverty is increasing and the economic outlook for the country worsens every day.

    Published on 07/19/2018 - 11h25

  • Brazilians Students Fail to Finish Exam in World Evaluation

    The Brazilian students' poor performance in the main international evaluation of basic level education, Pisa, did not occur because they did not get the answers right. Most students showed a declining performance along the exam and failed to complete the exam.

    Published on 07/19/2018 - 10h42

  • More than Half of the Venezuelans who Entered Brazil Have already Left the Country

    Chief of Staff Eliseu Padilha said on Tuesday (the 17th) that more than half of the Venezuelans who crossed the Venezuela-Brazil border and entered the state of Roraima between 2017 and 2018 have already left the country.

    Published on 07/18/2018 - 13h24

  • French Artist Killed on Farm in Paraty

    The police in Rio de Janeiro are investigating whether the motive behind the murder of French artist Cedric Alexandre Vacherie Jaurgoyhen was religious intolerance - Mr. Jaurgoyhen practiced Candomblé.

    Published on 07/18/2018 - 13h16

  • Candidate Running for Brazil's Congress Resorts to Dating App Tinder to Run Campaign

    Felipe Oriá (PPS-Pernambuco), 27, is running for Brazil's congress, and he's turning to Tinder, a dating app, in order to appeal to the electorate.

    Published on 07/16/2018 - 12h39

  • Explore Five Winter Festivals in Brazil

    Cunha, São Paulo

    Published on 07/13/2018 - 13h19