Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

45 arrested across Europe and Brazil as authorities seize ‘record haul’ of cocaine

Forty-five people have been arrested in a major international operation against a drug-trafficking network between Brazil and Europe, Europol announced on Friday. The European police agency also revealed that more than 52 tonnes of cocaine were also seized by law enforcement agencies. Three continents were involved in the investigation to find the “record haul”, which […]

Protests erupt in Brazil after black man beaten to death by supermarket security

Demonstrators across several Brazilian cities protested the death of a Black man who died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the city of Porto Alegre, on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations. The protests were sparked by videos showing Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas being beaten by guards outside a Carrefour supermarket. […]

Killing of black man at supermarket on eve of Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day sparks protests

A black man died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations, sparking outrage after videos of the incident circulated on social media. A short clip showed one guard restraining João Alberto Silveira Freitas just outside the doors of a […]

Plane with first doses of CoronaVac vaccine lands in Brazil

Brazil has received its first batch of the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine despite a political and diplomatic row over whether to use it. The vaccine arrived in Brazil through an agreement with the Butantan Institute, attached to the São Paulo government, and became the subject of a dispute between the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro and Sao […]

The BEST Protection Against Viruses….Brazil Nut a Day Keeps Virus AWAY! (Neutraceuticals…Using Nutrition For Good Health!)

https://www.latestly.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/as-coronavirus-spreads-here-are-anti-viral-foods-you-must-eat-to-build-your-immune-system-and-keep-pneumonia-like-diseases-at-bay-1576588.html4. BrazilNuts. Brazilnuts can be excellent to boost your immune system’s killer cells. They are rich in selenium that enhances the ability of your white blood cells to defeat viruses. Coronavirus Age-Wise Mortality Rate: Why Patients Below 40 Years of Age Should Worry Less About COVID-19 Outbreak. 5. Chickpeas https://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/10-foods-that-fight-flus-and-colds.htmlLike tuna, Brazilnuts are a great source of selenium. Selenium is a […]

Brazil: Municipal Elections Promise Gains For Left

Above photo: Porto Alegre mayoral candidate Manuela D’Ávila (PC do B) with her running mate, Miguel Rosseto (PT). Losses expected for Bolsonaro. Sunday’s elections promise to provide solid, but not breathtaking advances for the Brazilian left. On the other hand, all signs show that it will be a day of huge losses for the coalition tied to […]

Israel Chemicals, eyeing ‘foothold in major market,’ buys Brazil plant nutrition firm

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Hits: 11

Volunteer in Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Trial DIES in Brazil

A volunteer in the AstraZeneca and University of Oxford’s coronavirus vaccine trial has died, the country’s health authority Anvisa announced on Wednesday. G1 Rio in Brazil confirmed the volunteer to be Dr João Pedro R. Feitosa, a 28-year-old from Rio De Janeiro. A spokesperson from AstraZeneca declined to comment on the volunteer, citing “medical confidentiality and clinical trial […]

Brazil’s Sao Paulo Pushes For Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations

    The head of Brazil’s most populous state has promised that the vaccination for Covid-19 will be compulsory for its residents. The statement quickly led to a clash with the country’s president. Sao Paulo Governor Joao Doria told reporters that immunization will start once the vaccine is authorized by the National Health Surveillance Agency […]

Greenpeace raises a statue of Brazil’s Bolsonaro in burnt Pantanal wetlands

Greenpeace activists raised a four-metre statue of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday (October 7) to denounce his environmental policies. The statue was erected in the burnt wetlands of Pantanal, in Brazil’s Mato Grosso do Sul region. Twelve per cent of the Pantanal wetlands — the world’s largest wetlands and a UNESCO heritage site — […]

Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist Through Agroecology

The rural movement, up against great odds, has become a global model for greater land access and agrarian reform. Just off one of the main highways that crosses the Brazilian state of Paraná, there’s a narrow dirt road that’s easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. The road is bordered on both sides […]

Brazil, Israel to join global vaccine facility, as UAE, Chile also sign up

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Hits: 335

Brazil has one Hillel house for young Jews. Now it has its own facility.

Brazil has one Hillel house for young Jews. Now it has its own facility. – Jewish Telegraphic Agency Skip to content Advertisement Advertisement Hits: 1

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Brazil

There have been more than 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in Brazil and more than three million cases. As the country passed the grim threshold of 100,000 deaths, protesters launched one thousand red balloons into the sky over Rio de Janeiro’s famous Copacabana beach in memory of those who died. The protest was organised by […]

Forest fires surge in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, prompting fears for ‘planet’s lungs’

The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon last month rose 28 percent from July 2019, satellite data showed Saturday, as environment groups warned a spike this week could devastate the rainforest, known as the ‘lungs of the planet’ again this year. Brazil’s national space agency, INPE, identified 6,803 fires in the Amazon region […]

Brazil is about to become unofficial NATO member — The Duran

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… The Brazilian government on Friday made an announcement on its so-called Defense legal base, a set of documents comprised of the National Defense Policy, National Defense Strategy and White Paper on National Defense. 721 more words via Brazil is about to become unofficial NATO member — […]

FAKE Covid Gets Exposed in Brazil

So is the October Surprise, which usually comes every four years, right before the national elections, already up and running? Now that the Corona-Covid 19 hysteria is slowly dying, the fifth columnists that run pAntifa are trying to scam Covid into version 2.0, so their thugs can wear masks and terrorize people without fear of […]

Brazil Has Fallen Prey To Coup Leaders And Generals

Brazil Has Fallen Prey To Coup Leaders And Generals Above Photo: Reportage. Temer’s decision to deploy the military in the favelas of Rio shows the willingness to make use of soldiers again in activities of social control, like in the days of the military dictatorship. In the Brazilian capital, one finds an atmosphere of confusion and concern. […]

Brazil’s Temer agrees to lower fuel prices after week of crippling trucker protests

Truckers have been blocking roads across Brazil, impeding deliveries of vital supplies to cities, since May 21. The protest was triggered by a spike in the price of diesel, which has increased sharply in recent months amid soaring oil prices. It has affected hospitals, as well as schools and universities, many of which said […]

Brazil’s Racial Diversity = Chaos and Disunity?

  May 21, 2018 The more “racially mixed” a country is, the more unstable it becomes because it has no common culture, no common past, and no common background. The only part of Brazil that works (sorta) is the South, where the population is overwhelmingly German, with Italians as second largest group, Ukrainians around 500,000, […]

Brazil’s Racial Diversity = Chaos and Disunity?

  May 21, 2018 The more “racially mixed” a country is, the more unstable it becomes because it has no common culture, no common past, and no common background. The only part of Brazil that works (sorta) is the South, where the population is overwhelmingly German, with Italians as second largest group, Ukrainians around 500,000, […]

‘Astonishing’ CIA Memo Shows Brazil’s Ex-Dictator Authorized Torture And Executions

Brazil’s former dictator Ernesto Geisel personally approved the summary execution of his regime’s perceived enemies, according to a newly unearthed CIA memo that has reopened a bitter debate over one of the darkest chapters of contemporary Brazilian history. Matias Spektor, the São Paulo-based academic who discovered and distributed the document on Thursday, called it “the most disturbing I have […]

From Brazil to Ecuador to US, Mexico’s Labor Unions Learn Lessons of Trusting “Progressive” Presidents

MEXICO CITY, —  With a presidential election approaching, the crowds assembling here Tuesday for International Workers’ Day — or May Day, as it’s know the world over — were more animated than usual, the floats and rallies resembling performance art. Thousands poured into Mexico City’s main square, the Zocalo, to hang in effigy the wage-killing […]

Brazil: ‘Free Land Camp’ Demand Indigenous Land Demarcation

Daily movement news and resources. Popular Resistance provides a daily stream of resistance news from across the United States and around the world. We also organize campaigns and participate in coalitions on a broad range of issues. We do not use advertising or underwriting to support our work. Instead, we rely on you. Please […]

Brazil Gov’t: ‘Probable’ Police Involvement In Franco’s Murder

Brazil Gov’t: ‘Probable’ Police Involvement In Franco’s Murder Above Photo: A protest against Franco’s shooting one month after her death, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 14, 2018. | Photo: Reuters Brazil’s government declared Monday that human rights activist Marielle Franco was “very likely” killed by “militias,” according to Minister of Public Security Raul Jungmann. “There are […]

Why Are So Many Schools In Brazil Going Vegan?

Next Story Recently, 4 Brazilian cities have pledged to serve only entirely plant-based meals in school cafeterias by the end of 2019. Many are calling this bold move, ‘historic’ and will certainly raise some eyebrows, provoke some questions, and likely inspire other countries to follow suit. Officials from Serrinha, Barroca, Teofilandia and Birtinga have teamed […]

Demand for American Sperm Is Skyrocketing in Brazil

With “jewel-tone eyes,” blond hair and a “smattering of light freckles,” Othello looks nothing like most Brazilians, the majority of whom are black or mixed-race. Yet the “Caucasian” American cashier, described in those terms by the Seattle Sperm Bank and known as Donor 9601, is one of the sperm providers most often requested by wealthy […]

Extreme flash flood hits Belo Horizonte, Brazil – cars float down streets (VIDEOS)

     This is the horrifying moment a woman is trapped in her car with water rising inside and around the vehicle during flash flooding in Brazil. Heavy rainfall began at around 4.30pm local time in Belo Horizonte which reportedly caused extreme flooding, power outages and landslides. Footage captures the terrifying moment when a woman is […]

Toxic Water Seeps From Norwegian Mining Site in Brazil’s Amazon

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After almost a week of denials by both Hydro Alunorte and Para state officials, experts from Brazil’s Health Ministry confirmed that basins carrying residue deposits from a Norwegian mining operation overflowed last weekend, dumping toxic waste into waterways and soil around the metropolitan area of Para’s capital, Belem, located […]

Brazil’s largest newspaper abandons Facebook for "effectively banning professional journalism" with new algorithm

     The largest newspaper in Brazil, Folha de S Paulo, announced late last week that due to Facebook’s recent changes to their news feed algorithm resulting in what the paper claims is “effectively banning professional journalism,” it would cease publishing content on the social media platform. The Guardian reported that the popular Brazilian newspaper has […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes