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Brazilian villages evacuated after warnings of dam collapse

Mining giant Vale raised level of risk at a dam in Barão de Cocais to highest alert meaning rupture is imminentThe Brazilian mining giant Vale said on Saturday that communities in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate after independent auditors found that one of its dams could collapse at any moment.On Friday, the company raised the level of risk at a mining waste dam in the city of Barão de Cocais to three, the highest grade. According to Brazil’s mining and energ...
Tags: Brazil, Americas, World news


'Fascist, violent, dangerous': protests planned as Bolsonaro arrives in Chile

Visit comes after Brazil’s far-right leader met with Donald Trump in Washington DC on his first state tripAt the end of his first state visit to Washington DC this week, Jair Bolsonaro described his meeting with Donald Trump as a “historic moment”, and said that he was returning home with a sensation of “mission accomplished”.Today, Brazil’s far-right leader begins his second official visit – to Chile, where he is poised to receive a much less warm welcome. Continue reading...
Tags: Jair Bolsonaro, Chile, Brazil, Americas, World news


Former President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Arrested in Bribery Probe

Mr. Temer, a deeply unpopular leader who governed Brazil from 2016 to 2018, has been the target of numerous corruption inquiries.
Tags: News, Brazil, Arrest, Da Silva, Michel Temer, Politics And Government, Luiz Inacio Lula, Temer, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil, Michel (1940-, Sao Paulo (Brazil


Arrest Warrant Issued For Ex-Brazilian President On Corruption Charges

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A judge in Rio de Janeiro has issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Michel Temer, who is being investigated in several corruption cases. A spokeswoman for the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro told The Associated Press Thursday that Judge Marcelo Breitas had issued the order. Per agency protocol, the spokeswoman asked her name not be used. Breitas is a Rio judge overseeing part of a sprawling corruption probe involving kickbacks to politicians and public officials....
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Former President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Arrested

Mr. Temer, a deeply unpopular leader who governed Brazil from 2016 to 2018, has been the target of numerous corruption inquiries.
Tags: News, Brazil, Arrest, Da Silva, Michel Temer, Politics And Government, Luiz Inacio Lula, Temer, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil, Michel (1940-, Sao Paulo (Brazil


Former Brazilian President Michel Temer Arrested on Corruption Charges

Temer's Brazilian Democratic Movement party called the arrest "hasty"
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Judge Orders Arrest of Former Brazilian President Michel Temer in Corruption Cases

Marcelo Breitas is a Rio judge overseeing part of a sprawling corruption probe
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Brazil, Michel Temer, Onetime, Marcelo Breitas


Arrest order issued for ex-President Michel Temer in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A judge in Rio de Janeiro has issued an arrest warrant for ex-President Michel Temer, who is being investigated in several corruption cases. A spokeswoman for the Prosecutors Office in Rio de Janeiro told The Associated Press Thursday that Judge Marcelo Breitas had issued the order. Per agency protocol, the […]
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Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested in corruption investigation

Temer arrested as part of Operation Car Wash, which led to the convictions of numerous members of Brazil’s political eliteBrazil’s former president Michel Temer – who played a key role in the 2016 impeachment of his rival Dilma Rousseff – has been arrested by federal police, according to local media.The G1 news portal reported that Temer was arrested in São Paulo on Thursday morning as part of Operation Car Wash, the country’s largest ever corruption investigation, which led to the convictions o...
Tags: Americas, World news, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, Sao Paulo, Michel Temer, Temer


Brazil: Brazilian Federal Revenue Enacts New Regulation Over Corporate Taxpayers Enrollment And Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) - Araujo e Policastro Advogados

The new Normative Ruling maintains most of the provisions set forth in the precedent regulation with few amendments.
Tags: News, Brazil, Policastro Advogados, UBO Araujo


Brazil: The End Of The Labor Union Contribution Controversy - Araujo e Policastro Advogados

Thus, even if inserted in the scope of collective bargaining, the clause that requires the payment of the contribution will be canceled.
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Brazil: Economic-Financial Statement And Management Of Ownership Structure Registration Of Brazilian Entities That Have Received Direct Foreign Investment - Araujo e Policastro Advogados

The Araújo e Policastro team is at your disposal to provide any clarification required and to assist you with the required measures before the Central Bank.
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Brazil: Santos Bevilaqua Newsletter – February 2019 - Santos Bevilaqua Advogados

The Superintendent of the Private Insurance Superintendence (SUSEP) extended the term of SUSEP Public Inquiry no. 8/2018
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CNN reporter: US honors veterans, Trump attacks war hero

After President Donald Trump tweeted about the late Sen. John McCain, Trump continued his criticism at a press conference with the President of Brazil in the Oval Office. CNN's Joe Johns reports.
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Brazil: Newsletter KLA - Fevereiro - Koury Lopes Advogados

O Superior Tribunal de Justiça ("STJ"), deu publicidade a 11 (onze) teses consolidadas pela sua jurisprudência sobre dano ambiental. As teses tratam de assuntos que partem desde a responsabilidade
Tags: News, Brazil, O Superior Tribunal de JustiÃ, KLA Fevereiro Koury Lopes Advogados


Pulisic wants opponents to fear US, knows it will take time

Christian Pulisic has a vision of a transformed U.S. soccer team that gives opponents sleepless nights similar the nightmares that plague players on the eve of facing Brazil or Germany            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Germany, US, Ap, Brazil, Christian Pulisic, Pulisic


Brazil gunmen shoot at convoy carrying nuclear fuel in Angra dos Reis

Gunmen opened fire on a convoy carrying uranium to a nuclear power plant near Rio, police say.
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Brazilian drug gang opens fire on convoy of trucks carrying nuclear fuel

Latest incident raises concerns about Brazil’s nuclear security in a state struggling with violent crimeA convoy of trucks carrying nuclear fuel came under armed attack on a highway in Rio de Janeiro state on Tuesday as it drove past a community controlled by a drug gang. Gang members armed with rifles opened fire on the convoy, Rio’s O Globo newspaper said.Armed police escorting the convoy exchanged fire with armed gang members as the trucks carrying uranium continued to a nearby nuclear plant....
Tags: Environment, Americas, World news, Nuclear Power, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Gangs, Rio, O Globo


Brazil: retired major charged over massacre during dictatorship

Sebastião Curio is accused of killings, torture and hiding bodies of dozens of leftist guerrillas in the Amazon regionBrazilian prosecutors have charged a retired army major who allegedly led a massacre of dozens of leftist guerrillas during the country’s military dictatorship. Related: Bolsonaro's pledge to return Brazil to past alarms survivors of dictatorship Continue reading...
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Trump And Bolsonaro Start A Beautiful Friendship

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is often described as the Latin American Trump, an identification that Trump himself seemed to endorse in today’s press conference. “We have many views that are similar,” Trump enthused. The President was so pleased that he suggested, in a bizarre off-the-cuff remark, that Brazil might possibly become “a NATO  ally.” Trump added that he was talking about Brazilian NATO membership with “a lot of people.” Trump concluded by congratulating Bolsonaro on “doing a...
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See Trump's reaction when Brazil's President uses term 'fake news'

During a joint news conference, President Donald Trump said he was "very proud" to hear Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro use the term "fake news."
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Brazil's President echoes Trump. Watch his reaction

During a joint news conference, President Donald Trump said he was "very proud" to hear Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro use the term "fake news."
Tags: News, Stories, Brazil, Donald Trump, Trump, Jair Bolsonaro


'Trump of the Tropics' fawns over US president, decries 'fake news'

When talk emerged last autumn of a "Trump of the Tropics" running for president in Brazil, the actual US President Donald Trump took keen interest.
Tags: US, Cnn, Brazil, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump of the Tropics


President Trump Praises ‘Trump of the Tropics’ in Meeting With Brazilian Leader

Trump said he's looking at U.S. support for Brazil's effort to gain certain NATO privileges
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Nato, Brazil, Donald Trump, Trump, Onetime


Trump says he intends to designate Brazil a non-NATO ally

When talk emerged last autumn of a "Trump of the Tropics" running for president in Brazil, the actual US President Donald Trump took keen interest. On Tuesday, the man who adopted Trump's combative persona -- in person and on Twitter -- met his new friend during an official visit to the White House.
Tags: US, Cnn, Nato, Brazil, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump of the Tropics


'Trump of the Tropics': Five things you should know about the Brazilian president's visit with Trump

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's controversial new president and Donald Trump admirer, visits the White House to talk trade, Venezuela and other issues.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Tropics, Brazil, Venezuela, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, Jair Bolsonaro


Trump touts strong relationship with Brazilian President

When talk emerged last autumn of a "Trump of the Tropics" running for president in Brazil, the actual US President Donald Trump took keen interest. On Tuesday, the man who adopted Trump's combative persona -- in person and on Twitter -- met his new friend during an official visit to the White House.
Tags: US, Cnn, Brazil, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump of the Tropics


Trump welcomes Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro to White House – live

Brazilian president arrives to meet with US president Donald TrumpSign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 5.06pm GMT A controversial bill in Florida, which could undo parts of a landmark referendum that restored voting rights to millions of former felons, made its first advances in the state legislature on Tuesday.Florida has for decades enforced some of America’s hardest felony disenfranchisement laws, blocking around 1.5 million people from voting due to prior offenses. In N...
Tags: Florida, Republicans, White House, US, America, World news, US news, Democrats, Brazil, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Trump, Jim Jordan, Michael Cohen, Mark Meadows, Jair Bolsonaro


Third suspect in Brazil school shooting is arrested

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say they’ve arrested a teenager allegedly involved in planning a school shooting in which eight people and two attackers died. Sao Paulo’s Court of Justice said Tuesday that the teenager has been sent to a jail for juvenile criminals for at least 45 days. The teenager had been questioned […]
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Trump meets with Brazil's president

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will sit for formal bilateral talks with President Trump and the two will hold a joint news conference. Follow here for the latest.
Tags: Cnn, Brazil, Trump, Jair Bolsonaro



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