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- Neither Trump Nor US$ 20,000 Price Stop Brazilian Immigrants, Says Smuggler
Donald Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy, that went into effect from May to June and separated families, did not inhibit Brazilians to cross the American border illegally.
Published on 08/13/2018 - 11h21
- Head of Unasur Resigns in Organizational Crisis
Yuri Chillán, a Colombian and the de facto head of the Union of South American Nations (Unasul), presented his letter of resignation on Tuesday (the 31st), shinning a spotlight on a series of scandals at the institution and its generalized destitution.
Published on 08/02/2018 - 13h33
- Candidates Running for Office Turn to Image Consultants in Attempt to Build "Trendy" Campaign
Glasses, ties and shoes are out, while polo shirts, sneakers and jeans are in. Less than a month ago, a race parallel to the 2018 elections in October began: the fashion race.
Published on 05/14/2018 - 12h43
- Danger Escalates in São Paulo Buildings Invaded by Squatters
The address at Carmo street, next to Sé square, in downtown São Paulo, where Wanderson Bispo, 19, lives is the skeleton of a privately-owned building - also with 24 floors - which stands halfway between its construction and its ruin. If it had been finished, it would be a garage building today.
Published on 05/03/2018 - 12h47
- Musicians from Bahia Stand Out by Creating New Kind of Pop Music
A new kind of pop music is being produced in Brazil, specifically in the state of Bahia, with a blend of sounds that come from important Bahian MPB (Brazilian Pop Music) artists (Bethânia, Gal, Gil, Caetano), from Axé (Ivete, Chiclete com Banana) and Rock (Pitty).
Published on 05/03/2018 - 12h40
- Afraid of Booing, Brazilian Presidential Candidates Avoid Speeches on May 1
"Afraid of booing", according to politician Paulinho da Força, almost ten presidential candidates did not take up the invitation from the trade union center Força Sindical on May 1st in São Paulo, except for three of them, who displayed pessimism when speaking of the country.
Published on 05/02/2018 - 12h04
- Brazil's Next President Will Have to Face Narrower Spending Margin in Terms of GDP
Due to the country's spending cap, Brazil's next president will have to face the lowest spending margin in terms of GDP since 1997 - which was when the compilation of official data connected to the spending margin began.
Published on 05/02/2018 - 11h50
- Building Collapses in São Paulo, Revealing Lack of Government Control over Occupied Properties
A fire started in the early hours of Tuesday morning (the 1st), triggering the collapse of a 24-storey building that had been occupied by squatters in downtown São Paulo.
Published on 05/02/2018 - 11h27
- São Paulo's Government Go-to Project, Low-Income Housing Complex in 'Cracolândia' Is Looted
A gang composed of several dozen people invaded the construction site of the Júlio Prestes complex, a low-income housing complex in the "Cracolândia' neighborhood in downtown São Paulo, vandalized and robbed several objects, leading to losses totaling hundreds of thousands of reais and setting back the handing over of apartment units by at least one month.
Published on 04/25/2018 - 11h38
- Study Linking Philosophy Classes to Poor Math Performance Is Misleading, Economist Maintains
Evaluating the efficacy of public policies may be crucial, but researchers who engage in this sort of research should be aware of the complex social issues that may not slip perfectly into their statistical models.
Published on 04/24/2018 - 11h33