More than 50 police officers who patrolled the same area in Sao Paulo were arrested on Tuesday, accused by state prosecutors of taking bribes from Brazil's largest drug gang to allow its members to sell narcotics, authorities said.
Reuters. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:55:43 -0500.
No deaths were reported from the blaze, which authorities said may have been triggered by a pressure cooker explosion in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus early on Tuesday.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:32:05 +0000.
The U.S. delegation to the Jan. 1 presidential inauguration of Brazil's polarizing populist Jair Bolsonaro will be led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to The Hill.
Newsmax. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:36:48 EDT.
BRASILIA (REUTERS) - A Brazilian faith healer who was accused of sexual abuse by more than 300 women has turned himself in a day after being officially ruled a fugitive, local news media reported on Sunday (Dec 16).
Straits Times. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:52:04 +0800.
Brazilian President Michel Temer on Friday signed an extradition order for an Italian ex-militant, Cesare Battisti, wanted in his homeland for murders committed in the 1970s, after a judge ordered his arrest.
The Local. Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:59:56 +0100.
President Michel Temer and his right-wing successor, President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, both pressed the button that lowered into the sea the 1,700-ton submarine named Riachuelo at a Rio de Janeiro naval base. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:52:09 -0500.
Pets are very popular in Latin America, and a fragmented retail space catering to their owners is attracting investors in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.
By Mergermarket, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:35:00 -0500.
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.