Monthly Archives: May 2019

Bolsonaro: “No Other Way Than to Privatize Brazil’s Post Office”

By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an exclusive two-hour interview with Veja, President Jair Bolsonaro spoke to editor-in-chief Mauricio Lima and editor-in-chief...
Mining giant, Vale, says that the northern slope of the Gongo Soco Mine has started to crumble but that there are no consequences to the dam,

Northern Slope of Brazilian Mine Starts to Crumble But no Rupture of Dam

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After months of anticipation, fragments of the northern slope of the Gongo Soco Mine in...

Updated Alert: Large Rock in Rio Could Fall, Road Access to Vidigal Closed by...

By Henry Montalto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Breaking News from Vidigal in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro. A massive rock...

French NGOs Want Macron to Cancel Forum With Brazilian Officials

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Echoing the mobilization seen in New York in April, France’s non-government organizations (NGO) are coming...

“Mustard Gang” Founder Apprehended in Copacabana

By Henry Montalto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Douglas Costa Leal, the founder of the shoe shiners' "Mustard Gang" has been apprehended in...

Florianópolis Orchestra to Play “Led Zeppelin” for Band’s Fiftieth Anniversary

By Ricardo Wegrzynovski FLORIANÓPOLIS, BRAZIL - Rock And Roll and Orchestra will be the fine mix prepared to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the British...

Federal Prosecutor Sues Brazilian Education Minister for Damages

By Arkady Petrov RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The MPF (Federal Public Prosecutor's Office) advised yesterday, May 30, that it filed a civil action against...

Brazilian Scientist Receives 2019 Templeton Award in the U.S.

By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Brazilian physicist and astronomer Marcelo Gleiser received the Templeton Award 2019 this Wednesday, May 29th,...

Thousands Protest Throughout Brazil Against Education Cuts

By C.H. Gardiner RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Several thousand people marched through downtown Rio de Janeiro Thursday, May 30, in an attempt to get...

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