Category Archives: Brazil

#Travel #500px : Brazil – Maranhão, Alcântara. by VanessaCurci by VanessaCurci #photography#IFTTT — TonyJCronin

Brazil – Maranhão, Alcântara. via 500px http://ift.tt/1qvxMhq via #Travel #500px : Brazil – Maranhão, Alcântara. by VanessaCurci by VanessaCurci #photography#IFTTT — TonyJCronin

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SPC – Zeca Pagodinho — mostly music

Embed from Getty Images Zeca Pagodinho (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈzɛkɐ pɐɡɔˈdʒĩɲu], b. February 4, 1959, birth name Jessé Gomes da Silva Filho) is a Brazilian singer/songwriter working in the genres of samba and pagoda. Born in the neighborhood of Irajá, Rio … Continue reading

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Brazil after the coup, update — Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself: Brazil Gets An Unelectable President Amid Protests 17 May 2016 Boaventura de Sousa Santos says Brazilians should prepare for “shock therapy” under new president Michel Temer and his cabinet. Related articles Podemos’s Latin American Roots … Continue reading

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Brazil’s Senate impeaches president Rousseff; trial ahead — KSNT News

Rousseff’s enraged backers called the move a coup d’etat and threatened wide-scale protests and strikes. Her foes, meanwhile, insisted that she had broken the law via Brazil’s Senate impeaches president Rousseff; trial ahead — KSNT News

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Impeachment of Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff is a setback for the whole country — New Internationalist

Increased political polarization has fueled the growth of the far right wing and repression of social movements, writes Sarah Roure. Source: Impeachment of Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff is a setback for the whole country — New Internationalist

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Olympic flame arrives in Brazil (video) — OlympicTalk

“Brazil is ready to host the most successful Olympics in history,” Brazil’s embattled president said. via Olympic flame arrives in Brazil (video) — OlympicTalk

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Brazil’s Rousseff rallies anti-impeachment crowd —

By AFP Brazil’s embattled leftist President Dilma Rousseff vowed at a protest Sunday to go down fighting ahead of what could be her final full week in power before impeachment. Thousands of people attended May Day rallies organized by labor … Continue reading

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Massive Coral Reef Discovered in the Amazon River — FOX40

American and Brazilian researchers collected this sample of coral. (Courtesy: Lance Willis/UGA) (CNN) — The Amazon River, known for its array of wildlife from pink dolphins to flesh-eating piranhas, has revealed a new treasure — a massive coral reef that … Continue reading

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2 dead after bike lane collapses in Brazil Olympic city — Global News

An oceanfront stretch of an elevated bike lane built ahead of the Olympic Games collapsed on Thursday when it was hit by a strong wave, killing at least two people, Rio de Janeiro authorities said. via 2 dead after bike lane … Continue reading

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And after Dilma goes? — news and views

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff isn’t accused of participating in the Lava Jato scandal. There is zero evidence linking her to this. Instead, she is accused of allowing a misleading presentation of the budget deficit by including funds from state-owned banks. … Continue reading

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