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Brazil: Fim do Ministério do Trabalho e Previdência Social? - Araujo e Policastro Advogados

Em 1º de janeiro de 2019, foi publicada a Medida Provisória nº 870, uma das primeiras medidas do novo Governo, que estabeleceu, em seu artigo 1º, a organização dos órgãos da Presidência da República e dos Ministérios.


Where to find Czech Republic vs. Brazil on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Czech Republic vs. Brazil in the international friendly, you’ve come to the right place. Match: Czech Republic vs. Brazil Kickoff: Tuesday, 3:45pm ET Looking to... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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For just the fourth time, a tropical cyclone forms in the Southern Atlantic (ars technica)

Enlarge / NOAA satellite image of Tropical Storm Iba off the Brazil coast on Monday morning. (credit: Tropical Tidbits) Only three tropical cyclones are known to have formed in the Southern Atlantic Ocean, the most recent of which was Tropical Storm Anita in 2010. On Sunday, Brazilian meteorologists began tracking a new tropical storm, Iba, that has formed off the country's southeast coast. According to the Brazilian Navy Hydrographic Center, the storm formed maximum winds of 40mph and a centr...
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Brazil’s president approves commemorations of dictatorship

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president has asked the defense ministry to organize commemorations of the country’s two decade-long military dictatorship that began on March 31, 1964. Government spokesman Otavio Rego Barros says far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has approved an agenda presented to him by the ministry and asked it “to make due commemorations” […]
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Here's what Jair Bolsonaro, Trump, and Putin have in common

The first line of Jon Lee Anderson's long-awaited profile of Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro in the New Yorker is a real killer. “The authoritarian leaders taking power around the world share a vocabulary of intolerance, insult, and menace...” As Anderson writes, in Bolsonaro's Brazil--and around the world--“A budding authoritarian borrows from the Trump playbook.” Excerpt: Like many autocrats, Bolsonaro came to power with a suddenness that alarmed the élites. He had run a low-budget campaig...
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Clio Awards Unveils 50/50 Gender-Balanced Jury Lineup for Its 60th Annual Event

The Clio Awards has unveiled its 150-member jury for this year's 60th annual event, which boasts a 50/50 percent gender-balanced ratio from 28 countries including Germany, China, Mexico, Canada, India, Switzerland and Brazil. Jury members include Burger King global CMO Fernando Machado, Adweek's 2018 Grand Brand Genius; VMLY&R global CCO Debbi Vandeven; BBH Worldwide CCO...
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Beth Mead repeats England goal for Arsenal Women against Liverpool Women

Watch as Beth Mead recreates her stunning goal for England against Brazil with another brilliant goal for Arsenal Women in their 5-1 win against Liverpool Women.


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #439

Facebook admits to password security fail Last week, Facebook came clean to a rather significant error – storing “hundreds of millions” of passwords in plaintext, unprotected by any encryption. Users of Facebook, Facebook Lite and Instagram were affected and fortunately, there was no evidence that the passwords had been internally abused or improperly accessed. Facebook will notify those affected and security experts have recommended that everyone should change their Facebook password to someth...
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Neymar already looking to extend his contract with PSG

SAO PAULO (AP) — Neymar’s father says the Brazil striker is already looking to extend his contract with Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar da Silva Santos says in an interview published on Monday there is “a very big” likelihood his son will stay at the French club after his current contract ends. Neymar is in the second […]
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Risky geoengineering research deemed safe, blocked by US

New study conducted by Harvard, MIT and Princeton claims that releasing sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere to cool the climate could be safe, only if gas injections are limited to only cooling temperatures by half of what is needed to stop global warming. About two weeks later, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia blocked a United Nations proposal to commission further research on the emerging technology— called geoengineering— a move that both supporters and opponents of the technology see as blatant pro...
Tags: Climate Change, Technology, Geoengineering, Politics, Temperature, Trump, Climate Mitigation, Environment, Innovation, Earth Cooling


U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan Citizens Will Soon Be Able to Visit Brazil Without a Visa

Visitors can request to extend that stay to 180 days within a 12-month period.


Astronomers Find Fossils of Early Universe Stuffed in Milky Way's Bulge

Astronomers peered into the dusky bulge of the Milky Way and found some of the oldest known stars in the universe.In a study to be published in the April 2019 issue of the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, researchers analyzed a cluster of old, dim stars called HP1, located about 21,500 light-years away from Earth in the gut of our galaxy's central bulge. Using observations from Chile's Gemini South telescope and archival Hubble Space Telescope data, the research...


Matter waves and quantum splinters

Physicists in the United States, Austria and Brazil have shown that shaking ultracold Bose-Einstein condensates can cause them to either divide into uniform segments or shatter into unpredictable splinters, depending on the frequency of the shaking.


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...
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'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


Brazil's ex-President Temer jailed, accused of heading 'criminal organization'

Temer was president from 2016 to 2018, taking office after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, who he served under as vice president for six years. Prosecutors alleged that Temer was the leader of a "criminal organization" that took in 1.8 billion reais ($472 million) in bribes or pending future kickbacks as part of numerous schemes, including one related to the Angra nuclear power plant complex on the Rio de Janeiro coast and other state firms.
Tags: Science, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, Temer, Rio de Janeiro coast


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


How to save the third wave of technology from itself

Daniel Wu Contributor Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate for Social Policy and Sociology at The Harvard Kennedy School. As The New York Times recently profiled, new startups are arising to solve the housing crisis. These startups disrupt what ex-AOL CEO Steve Case calls the “Third Wave,” industries with large social impact. Think: housing, healthcare and finance. To survive, t...
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Brazil's ex-President Temer arrested, threatening fiscal reform

Temer was president from 2016 to 2018, taking office after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, for whom he served as vice president for six years. Prosecutors alleged that Temer was the leader of a "criminal organization" that diverted 1.8 billion reais ($471.62 million) in funds as part of a scheme related to the Angra nuclear power plant complex on the Rio de Janeiro coast. Brazil's currency slipped 1.4 percent and the Bovespa stock index fell 2.5 percent, as the arrest diverted the attention...
Tags: Science, Congress, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Dilma Rousseff, Temer, Bovespa


AOC Fires Back After Laura Ingraham Makes Fun Of Her "Latina Thing"

Fox News host Laura Ingraham once called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a horsewoman of the apocalypse and she is now focusing on the story that really matters: how the New York congresswoman pronounces her own name.Ingraham, who once said she was learning Spanish for her Guatemalan daughter, asked conservative lawyer Joe diGenova during a segment on her show, Ingraham Angle, whether he had noticed that Ocasio-Cortez "put on" an accent when introducing herself."She does the Latina thing where sh...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, America, Hillary Clinton, United States, House, Brazil, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Puerto Rico, Cortez, Aoc, Carl, Laura Ingraham, Joe diGenova


New Zealand Just Banned Military-Style Weapons, Putting The U.S. To Shame

Less than a week after a white nationalist gunman opened fire at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 50 people, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the country had banned military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles and has set up a buyback program. Both the coalition government and the center-right opposition party supported the move."I strongly believe that the vast majority of legitimate gun owners in New Zealand will understand that these moves are in the ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Washington Post, Senate, America, New Zealand, Brazil, Sandy Hook, Christchurch, Daniel Webster, Laura Ingraham, National Rifle Association NRA, Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, Christchurch New Zealand, Shannon Watts, Jacinda Ardern


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 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....
Tags: News, World news, Ap, Brazil, Arrest, Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo, The Associated Press, Michel Temer, Summer Concepcion, AP story, Prosecutors Office, Marcelo Breitas, Breitas, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Temer


Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week - March 21, 2019

In the weekly Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week, the Montreal bookstore recommends several new works of fiction, art books, periodicals, and comics. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly is one of Montreal's premiere independent bookstores. The White Card by Claudia Rankine Poet and noted Genius (MacArthur Fellow) Claudia Rankine offers us her first published play - it delves into the ways in which white people discredit their whiteness. Originally performed in Boston, the piece features...
Tags: Music, Boston, US, David, Brazil, Salvador Dalí, Mars, Montreal, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Librairie Drawn Quarterly Books of the Week, Dali, Marx Brothers, Unger, Marge Piercy, Librairie Drawn Quarterly, Claudia Rankine


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"
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Brazil, Michel Temer, Brazilian Democratic Movement, Temer, Onetime


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 […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, The Associated Press, Michel Temer, Prosecutors Office, Marcelo Breitas


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...
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Brazil to Allow Entry With No Visa to Citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan

“Brazil has taken a step in the right direction, in my opinion, as I have long asserted that if a country wants to increase tourism, it needs to relax its reciprocity fees or visa requirements. Two examples of countries which did just that are Chile and Argentina.” What you just read was an opinion which I wrote in this article on Monday, January 29, 2018 — and my suggestion is coming true: effective as of Monday, June 17, 2019, the government of Brazil will permit citizens of the United States,...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Financial, Visas, Health And Environment, Taxes And Fees, UNITED STATES CANADA AUSTRALIA


Stephan Lichtsteiner drops hint over his Arsenal future

Stephan Lichtsteiner & Arsenal Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner is under contract at Arsenal until the end of the season. Lichtsteiner, 35, has mainly been used as a back-up player by Unai Emery this season. The experienced right-back has made 12 Premier League appearances, plus six more in the Europa League. Lichtsteiner also played two League Cup matches, scoring once for the Gunners. Lichtsteiner drops hint over his Arsenal future Lichtsteiner has sat down with Swiss paper Neue Zürcher ...
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