MARKING the last 100 days to the opening of the 2016 Olympic Games, the torch was passed on to the Brazilian authorities in a handover ceremony held on Wednesday (April 27) in Athens, Greece. 86 more words
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Authorities in Brazil arrested President Dilma Rousseff’s campaign strategist on Thursday, after corruption charges were leveled against him by prosecutors.
João Santana is accused of helping divert funds from the government-run oil company Petrobras, a scandal to which more than 50 top Brazilian politicians have thus far been linked, the BBC reports. 50 more words
Brazil: Dilma – Don’t Let Go! Open Letter to President Dilma Rousseff. “A New Sort of ‘Coups’ is being Invented – Less blood, More fraud”
Dear President Rousseff,
Please do not let go! Don’t let the corrupt neoliberal right wing with the help – no, at the instigation of Washington steal your country – take away Brazil from the Brazilians, rip-off and destroy all you and Lula have achieved in the last 14 years, free education, health services, efficient and modern public transportation, a basic social safety net – a more equal society. 1,608 more words
When you think of Brazil, images of beaches, jungle and samba come readily to mind, with art, history and museums way in the background. Yes, Brazil has great beaches, but also has hundreds of years of colonial history, and surprisingly for us, two spectacular art galleries. 392 more words