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Angolan Armed Forces in maximum readiness to “avoid incidents”

According to the Sept. 3 order signed by the Chief of Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), General Egídio de Sousa Santos, all...

Chinese and South Korea to cooperate in Mozambique gas exploration

The Chinese and South Korean governments signed an agreement to support the joint exploration of natural gas in the Rovuma basin, Cabo Delgado province,...

‘Total anarchy reigns in Guinea-Bissau,’ says former PM

The leader of Guinea-Bissau's largest party and former prime minister, Domingos Simões Pereira, said Saturday that Guinea-Bissau is mired in "total anarchy." He said political...

Portuguese Prime Minister apologizes to Mozambique for Wiriyamu massacre

Portuguese PM António Costa apologized yesterday to the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, for the Wiriyamu massacre, which he described as...

Brazilian and Macau universities to conduct joint research

The Federal University of Ceará (UFC), in northeastern Brazil, has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with the University of São José (USJ),...

What connects the Ukrainian neo-Nazis with the Kirchner assassination attempt?

The assassination attempt on Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner drew attention to the attacker, a 35-year-old Brazilian resident in Argentina named Fernando...

Minister calls for greater Chinese investment in Angolan agriculture

The Angolan Minister of Economy and Planning, Mário Caetano João, has called for greater Chinese investment in his country’s agriculture. Speaking to Xinhua, the minister...

Petrobras announces another gasoline price cut in Brazil, the third in 30 days

Brazil's state-owned Petrobras, the largest oil company in Latin America, announced Thursday (Sept. 1) a R$0.25 reduction in the price of gasoline for distributors. The...

Documentary: The UFO Phenomenon – the subject of conspiracy and derision for years

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a landmark hearing this spring, declassified UFO footage has been shown to U.S. congress. Sightings are ‘frequent and...

Bolsonaro to attend UN General Assembly as part of his campaign plan

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, seeking an extension of his mandate in October, confirmed Tuesday that he would attend the UN General Assembly in September,...

Brazil’s Anitta wins VMA for best Latin music video

Anitta became the first Brazilian artist to win the MTV VMA (Video Music Awards). The singer received the award in the category of a...

Brazilian tax revenues reach new historical record in July

Federal tax revenues registered a real increase of 7.47% in July compared to last year's, reaching R$202.588 (US$41) billion. This is a record for the...

Brazil approves import of monkeypox vaccine

Brazil's health regulator (Anvisa) has approved the importation of a vaccine against monkeypox, as more than 4,000 people have been infected, ranking the country...

Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries grows by 14% in the first half of 2022

Trade between China and Portuguese-speaking countries (PSCs) reached USD104.461 billion from January to June 2022, up 14.13% year-on-year, according to data from the China...

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