Tag: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The progress of the new Metro Line 4 in Rio de Janeiro was confirmed to meet its June 2016 deadline by authorities on Tuesday, May 12th. The Metro Line will...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Rousseff announced Tuesday, April 15th, that Henrique Eduardo Alves will be the new Minister of Tourism. The departure of the most recent minister, Vinicius Lages, was announced in...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Discussion of a Senate bill that would change Brazil's penal code to include harsher sentences against those who engage in vandalism during protests has been postponed until after the...
Opinion, by Michael RoysterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Curmudgeon quotes Matthew 23:23-24: “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! ou have overlooked … justice, mercy and good faith. Blind guides! You strain out a gnat, yet swallow a...
By Maria López Conde, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The President of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB), Valdir Raupp, affirmed last Monday that his party will attempt to join forces with the ruling Workers' Party (PT) to...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Groups that represent Brazilian doctors published an open letter criticizing the harsh conditions imposed by the Programa Mais Médicos (More Doctors Program) on its participants on Sunday, February 9th....
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Over one year after a fire inside the Kiss nightclub took the lives of 242 people in the city of Santa Maria in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - A delegation of Brazilian businessmen and ministers headed by the vice president Michel Temer are visiting China in an effort to strengthen relations between the two countries. It is...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Marking his first major international trip since becoming pontiff on March 13th, Pope Francis will arrive in Rio de Janeiro on Monday, July 22nd for the 2013 World Youth...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was booed by crowds on Saturday, June 15th as she officially opened the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brasília. This comes amidst ongoing countrywide protests against...
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