- Gisele Bundchen urges fans to use less plastic on Earth Day
Gisele Bundchen is a strong believer in protecting the environment. And on Earth day, which fell on Sunday, the Brazilian bombshell gave her followers tips on how to help the planet.
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:42:46 +0100.
- BHP, Vale given extension to settle Brazil mine disaster claim
Samarco, co-owned by BHP and Brazilian mining giant Vale, is facing a 155 billion reals (US$45.4 billion) legal claim for clean-up costs and damages after the November 2015 collapse of an iron ore tailings dam in the Minas Gerais region. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 22:56:32 -0400.
- Brazilian saga
Brazil's Odebrecht scandal is one of the biggest corporate corruption cases in history.
BBC News. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:55:45 GMT.
- Missouri mother watched home burn down with her four sons inside: 'She lost everything'
Tina Brazil was heard screaming as her Lake Ozark, Mo., home caught fire killing her four children inside.
Kathleen Joyce. Fox News. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:45:00 GMT.
- Brazil's native culture lives on
Brazil celebrates Indian Day every April 19 to honour the indigenous people - such as Txoutlaka (above) of the Fulni-o tribe.
Straits Times. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
- Sailing: MAPFRE clinches victory in Itajai to extend In-Port Series lead
(Reuters) - Spanish team MAPFRE won the Itajai In-Port Race in Brazil on Friday after an intense battle with team AkzoNobel for the lead.
Reuters. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:08:59 -0400.
- Brazil To Allow Funds To 'Indirectly' Invest In Cryptocurrencies
Just months after prohibiting investment funds from directly buying crypto assets, Brazil's securities regulators are opening the door for indirect investments provided that certain guidelines are followed.
By Aaron Stanley, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:26:00 -0400.
- London rapper Kenny Mukendi goes missing in Brazil
Kenny Mukendi disappeared in Rio de Janeiro after telling his girlfriend he was coming home.
BBC News. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:56:25 GMT.
- Brazilian Network Information Centre Selects NETSCOUT
WESTFORD, Mass. - Brazilian Network Information Centre Selects NETSCOUT Arbor to Deliver DDoS Protection ...
Business Wire. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:00:00 UTC.
- Brazil Senator Neves to stand trial for corruption, court rules
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that Senator Aecio Neves should stand trial on corruption and obstruction of justice charges, a fresh blow to the one-time presidential candidate and former centrist party leader. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:00:41 -0400.
Facts About Brazil
The Federative Republic of Brazil is located in the east central portion
of South America. Its bicameral National Congress consists of a
Federal Senate and a Chamber of Deputies. Brazil's capital city is
Brasilia; its major cities include Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's national currency is the Real, which equals 100 centavos.
The primary language used by Brazilians is Portuguese and, in 2007,
Brazil's estimated population was 190,011,000.
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