Posts Tagged ‘brazilian’

Brazilian-Israeli kids’ music video celebrates roots in 2 countries

JTA — A video clip of Brazilian-Israeli children and youths singing a new Israeli hit song is reaching far beyond the Brazilian community. Some 60 children aged 2 to 19, all members of the Brazilian community in Israel, sing parts in a homemade version of the Israeli hit “Shevet Achim Ve Achayot.” More than 3,000 […]

Shamborghinis & Fauxrarris: Brazilian police shut down fake luxury car factory

The cops seized eight partially finished fakes as part of the raid on Monday, though officials didn’t specify what kind of parts were used to build the knock-offs. Badges, bucket seats and other embroidered accessories emblazoned with the company logos were also seized. The raid was carried out at the behest of the actual car-makers, […]

Brazilian airman from president’s backup plane caught smuggling ’39kg of cocaine’

The Air Force service member was arrested by Spain’s Civil Guard on Tuesday at Seville airport, where the plane stopped before flying to Osaka for the upcoming G20 summit. According to El Pais, the illegal cargo was found inside a bag of Sergeant Manoel Silva Rodrigues, during a mandatory check. Spanish customs authorities discovered 37 […]

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon Rainforest Surges to Record High, Further Devastation Looms

“The government can’t deny these numbers from their own agency. The question now is what they’ll do about it … By the end of July, we’ll have a clear idea of the impact of recent moves to dismantle environmental policies.” Environmentalists fear that the trends will accelerate as the Bolsonaro government and its environmental ministry […]

Top Brazilian Judge Clears for Trial Lula’s Request for Freedom

The Supreme Federal Court (STF) judge, Gilmar Mendes, cleared for trial on Monday the request for freedom of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, according to Brazilian media.  The habeas corpus (HC) was presented by Lula’s defense last year when then-judge Sergio Moro accepted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s appointment to lead the Justice Ministry. […]

A Third Brazilian Mine Tailings Dam Disaster Is About to Occur. The Dangers of Experimental Copper Mining in Minnesota

I plead with the readers of this column to click on the following links and read about the Vale Mining Corporation’s warning of an impending dissolution of yet another Brazilian mine tailings dam. Here is the link to the developing story.  The most important part of the report is the accompanying video which should be […]

Over 450 Brazilian Jurists Call For Release Of Lula

A manifesto signed by 464 Brazilian jurists calls for the release of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who has been held as a political prisoner since April 7, 2018, after being sentenced on the second instance for passive corruption and money laundering without any evidence against him. The document is addressed to the ministers […]

Brazilian Artist Upcycles Tires & Turns Them Into Beds For Animals!

The Facts: Justin Harvey, an activist based out of Orlando, Florida, recently shared the concerns many people around the world have with the implementation of 5G technology with Orlando City Council members. Reflect On: There are thousands of peer-reviewed studies and hundreds of scientists showing that this is truly a dangerous step for human health. […]

Brazilian Jews sue cartoonist over ‘Nazi hug’ drawing of Netanyahu & Bolsonaro

     Brazilian Jews have filed a lawsuit against an iconic cartoonist over a drawing that was considered anti-Semitic. The Rio Jewish federation sued cartoonist Aroeira for his image featuring Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, in a hug with their arms held in the shape of a swastika. The cartoon was […]

Brazilian Indigenous Respond To Bolsonaro: ‘We Are Not Animals In Zoos, We Are People In Our Homeland’

Brazilian Indigenous Respond To Bolsonaro: ‘We Are Not Animals In Zoos, We Are People In Our Homeland’ Above Photo: Eduardo Fonseca Arraes/Flickr The Bolsonaro government’s racist attacks on indigenous peoples, the administrative change in the Agricultural portfolio, and responsibility for the demarcation of original lands are already provoking an immediate reaction from the organized and autonomous […]

Under Trump, U.S. Debt Grew by Size of Brazilian Economy in Just Two Years

Via: Los Angeles Times: U.S. government debt is on track this year to rise at the fastest pace since 2012, as a stronger economy fails to keep pace with the wave of red ink that’s rising under the Trump administration. Total public debt outstanding has jumped by $1.36 trillion, or 6.6%, since […]

New Brazilian President Threatens To Uproot Amazon Rainforest & Its Inhabitants

The Facts: We’ve grown up being taught that Christopher Columbus discovered America. He has been portrayed as a ‘good’ man and even a hero by some. Fortunately, we are learning the truth as many scholars have published works depicting the exact opposite. Reflect On: Why has our history been altered? What is the purpose, and […]

Brazilian businessman kills soccer star, cuts off genitals for raping his wife

     The businessman who allegedly killed Brazilian soccer player Daniel Correa Freitas says he did so after finding the midfielder in his underwear trying to rape his wife. The Sao Paulo star’s body was discovered in Sao Jose dos Pinhais, a city in Brazil’s southern state of Parana, with his genitals cut off and almost […]

Rudy Giuliani’s $1.6 Million Amazon Adventure Has Become an Issue in the Brazilian Election

RUDY GIULIANI HAS become a controversial figure in this year’s election — in the Brazilian state of Amazonas. With his eyes on reelection this Sunday, governor Amazonino Mendes signed a controversial $1.6 million consultancy contract with Giuliani Security & Safety (GSS). Mendes is prominently touting the deal in his campaign, promising it will “revolutionize” the state’s grim security predicament. […]

Fire Engulfs Major Brazilian Museum

Rio’s Quinta da Boa Vista National Museum houses artifacts including mummies and the Americas’ oldest human fossil A massive fire engulfed Brazil’s largest history and science museum, home to a collection of 20 million items including the Americas’ oldest human fossil, Egyptian mummies, archaeological pottery, gigantic tropical beetles and much more. As firefighters in Rio […]

Brazilian “Art” Exhibition Promotes and Normalizes Pedophilia In A Disgusting Way

We were contacted recently by a concerned Brazilian mother who was outraged about an “art” exhibition that featured contact between young girls and nude men. The images she sent us, of little girls touching and holding hands with a grown, fully nude man, are highly disturbing, but the artist and the museum who hosted him […]

A Brazilian Judge Just Handed Facebook Censorship Powers

A Brazilian judge has ordered Facebook to remove all current posts that offend the “image, honor and privacy” of slain politician Marielle Franco — and all future posts of the same nature.  This could set a dangerous precedent for freedom of speech online in the country. Rio de Janeiro city councilor Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson […]

Brazilian ex-president Lula da Silva arrested, sentenced to 12 years for corruption

nsnbc : Former Brazilian President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to 12 years of imprisonment on corruption charges. He was arrested an […]

Brazilian bishop ‘stole $600,000 from church collection plates’

Police arrested Bishop of Formosa José Ronaldo Ribeiro as well as a number of other clergymen Monday after police found large quantities of cash during a raid on Ribeiro’s home. They group are accused of pilfering funds, amounting to 2 million reais ($608,000), from various sources. Ribeiro and four other priests allegedly stole […]

‘Rainbow’ halos light up Brazilian skies following staggering celestial event (VIDEO)

The 22-degree-halos, known as solar and lunar halos respectively, occur around both the sun and moon. The extraordinary phenomenon happens when light interacts with thousands of ice crystals trapped in cirrus clouds in the troposphere, about 5-10 km (3-6 miles) above us. READ MORE: Holy sheet! Shaolin monk throws needle through pane of glass (VIDEO) […]

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