Brazil Newswire

Brazil Newswire

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  1. Brazil's Bolsonaro under scrutiny over suspect payments to familyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro faced growing scrutiny Thursday as a government financial crime unit questioned payments made to his son and wife that totalled more than US$300,000. Bolsonaro, who takes office Jan 1 after winning election as a right-wing anti-corruption crusader, acknowledged in a Facebook video feed posted late Wednesday that the payments by a former aide, Fabricio Jose de Queiroz, were being examined by COAF, the financial crimes unit.


  2. Jair Bolsonaro must tackle Brazil's soaring pensions spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Economist

    Brazil by killing old people," says Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's next president. He is referring to the country's main public-policy problem: a bill for pensions that eats up more than half of the federal budget and is growing at a rate four percentage points above inflation.


  3. Former Invicta champ Livinha Souza returns against undefeated Sarah Frota at UFC FortalezaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    Livinha Souza was targeting a fight with strawweight prospect Maycee Barber at UFC Fortaleza, but was granted only half of her wish. A former 115-pound champion in Invicta FC, Souza is set to meet Sarah Frota at the Fight Night card in Fortaleza, Brazil, on Feb. 2, multiple sources confirmed the booking to MMA Fighting following a report by Combate .


  4. What to See in New York Art Galleries This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... reference both to the "cultural cannibalism" practiced by South American artists and to repressed speech in Brazil under the military regime in power from the mid-60s to the mid-80s. Ms. Maiolino's current show, " ErrA nicia PoA tica (Poetic ...


  5. Son Heung-min wins fan vote for S. Korea's top goal in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Son Heung-min's goal against Germany at the 2018 FIFA World Cup has been voted South Korea's goal of the year by fans, the national football governing body said Thursday. The Korea Football Association said Son's goal in South Korea's stunning 2-0 win over Germany in a Group F match in Russia earned 20,448 out of 37,563 votes, or 54.4 percent, to win the top goal honors.


  6. My sister was killed for challenging a bigoted political systemRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Metro

    ... in the 21st century and beyond. Rio de Janeiro lost a brave councillor dedicated to helping the poorest communities, Brazil lost a piece of hope, and I lost a sister. For many, this was a political killing: a crackdown against the progressive ...


  7. Brazil 'miracle' healer, who appeared on Oprah, faces arrest in sex probeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    BRASILIA: Police are investigating accusations by over 200 women that a self-proclaimed Brazilian faith healer, who became a celebrity after appearing on a show hosted by Oprah Winfrey, sexually abused them while they were seeking spiritual guidance and treatment. Prosecutors have requested the arrest of Joao Teixeira de Faria, known as "John of God", from a court in Abadiania, a small town in central Brazil where he has his spiritual centre, a law enforcement source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.


  8. France B773 near Sao Paulo on Dec 10th 2018, problem with speed indicator, loss of autoflightRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AVHerald

    An Air France Boeing 777-300, registration F-GSQM performing flight AF-457 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was climbing out of Sao Paulo when the crew stopped the climb at FL290 declaring PAN PAN PAN. The ...


  9. The Physical and Spiritual Art of CapoeiraRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New York Times

    VALENA A, Brazil - The white-bearded, dreadlocked master and his bushy-haired student face off in an open-sided compound set amid cacao trees and coffee bushes. The two are in constant motion, swinging back and forth in what is called the ginga - the fundamental movement of the Brazilian combat game capoeira.


  10. A two-day event will celebrate and encourage the - open movement' in EugeneRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

    There's no such thing as a free lunch. This can apply to open-source technology - programs like the Mozilla Firefox internet browser and website developer WordPress.


  11. Boys Soccer: St. Mary's goes all out to defeat Linden 4-1Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | RecordNET

    ... Sanguinetti Field on the St, Mary's campus. Dipold, a 6-3 senior foreign exchange student from Sao Paulo, Brazil, created his first scoring chance for the Rams (4-2) with a steal near midfield and then streaked 30 yards through the right side of the ...


  12. Miracle healer, who appeared on Oprah, faces arrest in Brazil sex probeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Oprah, the Good Weekend reported in 2014 . The first accusation of sexual misconduct against Faria was made on Brazil's Globo TV on Friday by Dutch choreographer Zahira Maus who said Faria sexually assaulted her. Globo TV spent three months ...


  13. Cathedral gun attack dead remembered as fifth victim diesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Haringey Independent

    Close to 1,000 people have attended a memorial service for the people gunned down inside a cathedral in southeastern Brazil, and authorities said the toll of dead had risen to five. Investigators said they were still trying to determine what led 49-year-old Euler Fernando Grandolpho to attack worshippers after Tuesday's midday service at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas.


  14. Brazil's Itaqui Port and Panama Canal Sign MOURead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Marine News

    The Panama Canal has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Port of Itaqui to promote the shipment of grains and other cargoes in the commercial route from Brazil through the Panama Canal to destinations located in the Pacific Ocean. Itaqui, located in So Lus, Maranho, is the Brazilian port closest to the Panama Canal.


  15. Nissan says ex-boss Ghosn still has no access to Rio apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    A Brazilian court decided on Wednesday that ousted Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn or his daughter should have the right to access a contested Rio apartment to retrieve personal belongings, according to a legal document seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The building in which an apartment containing cash, art works and personal belongings of Carlos Ghosn is pictured in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 10, 2018.


  16. No more goalkeeping calamities at Liverpool with A 64.6m Alisson proving he's world-classRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... started last January, resumed. Alisson first came to Liverpool's attention when he was playing for Internacional in Brazil five years ago. John Achterberg, the Anfield club's goalkeeping coach, had been tipped off about Alisson but there was no ...


  17. Vitol, rival oil traders in spotlight of Brazil bribery probeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Brazil's epic "Car Wash" corruption investigation has taken down presidents and elite businessmen, and led to the largest corporate leniency deal ever signed. FILE PHOTO: Protesters display a banner and posters in front of the venue of commodities trader Glencore's annual shareholder meeting in Zug, Switzerland May 2, 2018.


  18. Petroleo Brasil/Adr (PBR) and Pioneer Oil and Gas (Pogs) Financial SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... sugarcane bagasse. The company's Distribution segment sells oil products, ethanol, and vehicle natural gas in Brazil, as well as distributes oil products in South America. PetrA3leo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras was founded in 1953 and is ...


  19. Tim Roxborogh's travel bugs: Drinking before a flight . . . when it's 8amRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... about a month ago at 8am - yes, 8am - your "5 o'clock somewhere" destination was actually pretty cool: eastern Brazil, including Rio de Janeiro. I was kind of hoping it might be somewhere less sexy (say South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands), ...


  20. Shooter hills 4, then himself after Mass at Brazil cathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Big News

    A gunman opened fire in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Campinas, Brazil at the end of mass on Tuesday, which killed four people and injured around four others before shooting himself fatally in the head. He also took bullets in the ribs when he went into a firefight with the police.