• Former President Brazil arrested

    Former President Brazil arrested

    rio de janeiro March 21, 2019 15:16 Hot Recent News

    Former Brazilian president Michel Temer Lulia has been arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation into the extensive corruption scandal called 'Lava Jato' (car wash). Temer was from…

  • Brazil may choose 'dictatorial leader'

    Brazil may choose 'dictatorial leader'

    rio de janeiro October 25, 2018 14:16 Hot Recent News

    Approximately 147 million Brazilians can choose the new president on Sunday and polls indicate a great victory for the right wing populist and ex-military Jair Bolsonaro. His opponent of the left-wing PT (Workers' Party), Fernando Haddad (55), had to do so in recent polls with the support of 43 percent of the respondents. The rest supported the 63-year-old Bolsonaro who was seriously injured by an assassination attempt in September. He only campaigned in the background.

  • Presidential candidate Brazil from hospital

    Presidential candidate Brazil from hospital

    são paulo September 29, 2018 20:00 Hot Recent News

    The stabbed Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro left the Einstein hospital in São Paulo after 23 days. That is what Brazilian media report. According to a report in the daily newspaper O Globo, the extreme right-wing ex-soldier wanted to fly to Río de Janeiro on Saturday, where he lives.

  • Police arrest Dr. Bumbum because woman with new buttocks is now dead

    Police arrest Dr. Bumbum because woman with new buttocks is now dead

    barra da tijuca July 19, 2018 23:51 Hot Recent News

    The Brazilian police have the 'plastic surgeon' Dr. Bumbum arrested. He was wanted in connection with the death of one of his patients who had his buttocks enlarged in his apartment. The police in Rio de Janeiro announced the arrest of Denis Cesar Barros Furtado, who is a well-known personality in Brazil, on Twitter. His mother has also been arrested, reports the newspaper O Globo.

  • Ex-billionaire Batista gets thirty years in prison

    Ex-billionaire Batista gets thirty years in prison

    são paulo July 3, 2018 18:30 Hot Recent News

    A Brazilian court sentenced the former businessman and billionaire Eike Batista to thirty years in prison for bribery. The former mining and oil magnate has, according to the court, the then governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Sergio Cabral, converted 15.5 million euro bribes paid.

  • More oil fields Brazil for Shell

    More oil fields Brazil for Shell

    rio de janeiro March 29, 2018 19:54 Hot Recent News

    Shell has acquired the rights for the exploration of another four offshore fields in Brazil. With this, the oil and gas company extends its presence to eighteen deep water fields in Brazil.

  • Every hour a murder: army must save Rio from anarchy

    Every hour a murder: army must save Rio from anarchy

    rio de janeiro March 2, 2018 19:57 Hot Recent News

    A controversial 'military intervention' in Rio divides Brazil to the bone. For the first time since the dictatorship, from 1964 to 1985, the army wields the scepter over the failing police for the next ten months. While leftist intellectuals mention a 'coup', on the right the intervention does not go far enough.

  • Car rides in public Copacabana: baby dead, 15 wounded

    Car rides in public Copacabana: baby dead, 15 wounded

    rio de janeiro January 19, 2018 05:48 Hot Recent News

    A hard-driving car was ridden in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on hikers who were present in large numbers on the footpath of the famous Copacabana. An eight-month-old baby did not survive the incident. At least 15 people were also injured so badly that they had to go to the hospital.

  • Notorious police command brings remarkable Christmas greetings

    rio de janeiro December 24, 2017 22:12 Hot Recent News

    The infamous commando unit of the police in Rio de Janeiro (BOPE) has propagated the Christmas message in a special way. An armed Santa wanted the residents of the Brazilian metropolis a 'Merry Christmas.' In addition to a white beard and red suit, the disguised agent also wore a bulletproof vest and an automatic rifle.

  • The latest World Heritage

    amsterdam July 10, 2017 19:54 Hot Recent News

    Like every year, UNESCO, the UN's cultural subdivision, has again selected this year from the numerous applications for World Heritage status. Seventeen places last week received the coveted status, including the Palestinian city of Hebron, to the great horror of the Israelis who believe that the city is more in Jewish history than in Islamic. Election often means that the place can expect a lot of tourists, even though some places are unsuitable for this, for example, nature reserve.

  • Action against corrupt agents Rio

    Action against corrupt agents Rio

    rio de janeiro June 29, 2017 17:15 Hot Recent News

    Justice in Brazil has issued arrest warrant for 95 police officers in Rio de Janeiro who would have provided weapons to drug gangs. They would also have tipped the gangs about police operations.

  • Brazilian protesters demand resignation Temer

    Brazilian protesters demand resignation Temer

    rio de janeiro May 21, 2017 22:54 Hot Recent News

    Following a call from unions and social organizations, in some fifteen Brazilian cities protesters have gone up the road to demand the resignation of President Michel Temer. The newspaper Jornal O Globo reported that there were demonstrations in, among others, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Recife and Belo Horizonte.

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