Showing posts with label Brazil. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brazil. Show all posts

Thursday, April 27, 2023

7 dead in Brazil shootout between police, suspected robbers

At least seven people were killed Wednesday in a shootout between police officers and suspected criminals planning to rob highway toll booths in Brazil's Goias state, the state Military Police confirmed.

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

At least 44 killed and dozens missing in Brazil floods

Rescuers in the southeast of Brazil are searching for dozens of people reported missing after record rainfalls caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 44 people.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Death toll from flooding in Brazil rises, Lula visits disaster-hit region

 The death toll from devastating rainfall in southeastern Brazil rose to 40 on Monday, official figures showed, as President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visited the region and said homes should no longer be built in areas at risk of landslides and major floods.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Brazil rejects German ammunition request for Ukraine

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva rejected Germany's request for delivery of ammunition for the Gepard anti-aircraft tank used by Ukraine, according to local media reports Tuesday.

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Brazil’s Lula fires army chief in wake of pro-Bolsonaro riots

Brazil’s President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has dismissed the country’s army chief General Julio Cesar de Arruda in the wake of the storming of several government buildings by the supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Brazil President Lula says intelligence services failed ahead of Jan. 8 Brasilia riot

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Wednesday his intelligence services had failed on January 8, when Brasilia buildings were stormed by supporters of far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro.

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Brazil’s government acts against Bolsonaro backers, new protest fizzles

Brazilian federal prosecutors on Wednesday requested the investigation of three congressional allies of former President Jair Bolsonaro for allegedly inciting the worst attack on the country’s democratic institutions in decades.

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Brazilian football legend Pele dies aged 82 after cancer battle

Pelé, the Brazilian king of football who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died Thursday. He was 82.

Monday, October 31, 2022

Lula da Silva wins presidential election in Brazil

 Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva won in the second round of the country’s presidential election beating by almost two million votes incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro, according to results of the 99.3% of the processed votes.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Monday, October 3, 2022

Brazil's presidential race goes to run-off

Brazil's presidential election is headed for a run-off vote, electoral authorities said on Sunday, after President Jair Bolsonaro's surprising strength in a first-round vote spoiled rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's hopes of winning outright. 

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Spain, Brazil report first monkeypox deaths outside Africa

Spain and Brazil have reported one death each from monkeypox in what are thought to be the first fatalities linked to an outbreak of the disease that began in early May.

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