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  • 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

  • Next President May End Up Facing Additional Expenditures that Reach US$ 17.5 billion

    In light of the bills that are circulating in Brazil's Congress with a certain urgency, coupled with the spending caps that the current administration's economic team has failed to get approved, Brazil's next president may have to face expenditures that could reach up to R$ 68 billion (US$ 17,6 billion) in 2019. The amount is considerably higher than the R$ 45 billion (US$ 11.6 billion) in basic expenses that the Union spends every year.

    Published on 07/13/2018 - 12h36

  • Judge Acquits Lula of Obstruction of Justice Charges Concerning Lava Jato Investigation

    On Thursday (the 12th), Judge Ricardo Augusto Soares Leite, of the 10th Federal Court in Brasília, acquitted former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and six defendants of obstruction of justice charges concerning the Lava Jato investigation. This is the first time that Lula has been found not guilty in a Lava Jato lawsuit.

    Published on 07/13/2018 - 11h40

  • President of Superior Justice Tribunal Denies Lula Habeas Corpus

    On Tuesday (the 10th), the president of the Superior Court of Justice (STJ), Justice Laurita Vaz, denied former president Lula a habeas corpus injunction and stated that it was not in the jurisdiction of the acting chairman of the regional court to release him.

    Published on 07/11/2018 - 12h11

  • Brazilian Coach Helped Shape Victorious Generation of French Players

    Of the 40 years he has spent working as a coach, Joaquim Francisco Filho, 77, dedicated 30 years helping prepare players for the French national team.

    Published on 07/10/2018 - 11h24