Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says his administration will soon introduce legislation to make it easier to carry guns in public and expand protections for people who kill in defense of their lives or property
ABC News. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:00:08 -0400.
Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:48:59 -0400.
Joyce Vieira and a friend were taking photos on a beach in Rio de Janeiro when she claims she saw a man masturbating in front of her. She launched a series of punches at the alleged pervert.
Daily Mail. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:53:36 GMT.
Garcia shot himself in the head on Wednesday to avoid arrest in connection with alleged bribes from Brazilian builder Odebrecht, in the most dramatic turn yet in Latin America's largest graft scandal. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:16:28 -0400.
More iron ore is expected to be shipped from Brazil after a court cleared the way for a mothballed mine to re-open but it might not be enough to prevent prices from continuing to rise.
By Tim Treadgold, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:14:00 +0000.
Brazil nuts are full of healthful nutrients and provide a wide range of health benefits. However, eating too many Brazil nuts can cause selenium toxicity. Learn more here.
Medical News Today. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:00:00 PDT.
A lawyer for former Peruvian President Alan Garcia said Wednesday the leader shot himself before being detained by police amid allegations he received illegal payment from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:58:36 -0400.
CNH Industrial (CNHI) partners with AGCO, Bayer, Jacto, Nokia, Solinftec, TIM and Trimble to bring open connectivity solutions to all of Brazil's agricultural regions.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:07:00 GMT.
Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn, Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal, plastic, cardboard and food in a Brazilian border town's rubbish dump. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 22:25:34 -0400.
A new Brazilian fluvial hospital ship, to be managed by the St. Francis of Assisi Fraternity, is scheduled to be commissioned in late April, the Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) said. ...
Alejandro Sanchez, Washington, Dc. Janes 360. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
Jair Bolsonaro is outspoken about his desire to roll back environmental protections. Mayor Bill de Blasio applauded the American Museum of Natural History's move "on behalf of our city."
Merrit Kennedy. NPR. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:41:22 -0400.
The government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced Tuesday a financial package aimed at staving off a potential truckers' strike.
C.h. Gardiner. Fox News. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 20:05:35 GMT.
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.