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News Brazil » History: Brazil’s Jewish history celebrated at Rio Carnival

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/02/13/news-opinion/world/brazilian-jewish-pioneers-to-new-york-celebrated-in-rio-carnival-parade
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — The saga of the European Jewish refugees who established the first synagogue in the New World and eventually also North America’s first congregation was celebrated in Rio’s Carnival parade. A group of 80 Jewish community ...

News Brazil » History: photographing brazil’s trans communities

News channel or source: https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/article/a34j78/photographing-brazils-trans-communities
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Brazil’s transgender communities have a rich history, dating back to Rio nightclubs of the 1950s and 60s, but they have also been targeted by alarming numbers of hate crimes. Brazil accounts for 40% of murders of transgender people in the world ...

News Brazil » History: Brazil's Military Takeover Of Security In Rio De Janeiro Is A Looming Disaster

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/brazil-military-intervention-rio-de-janeiro_us_5a8b47efe4b0117adf71037c
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

SÃO PAULO ― Brazilian President Michel Temer made the unprecedented ... they started an opposition campaign on social media that branded the intervention “a farce.” “In our history, we’ve had one soldier for every 55 inhabitants, but we never ...

News Brazil » History: Use of blackface in Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate

News channel or source: http://wcfcourier.com/news/world/use-of-blackface-in-brazil-carnival-parade-sparks-debate/article_929d5f27-3458-5f32-b82a-2165f4368705.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

While Brazil doesn't have the same history of minstrelsy, there is a legacy of denigrating caricatures of black people. "Shoot, Salgueiro! Blackface? In this day and age 2018?" tweeted Renan Wilbert, who is from Rio de Janeiro. Though Brazil was the world ...

News Brazil » History: World Cup Countdown: 17 Weeks to Go - Brazil's Prolific Nearly Man, Ademir

News channel or source: https://www.si.com/soccer/2018/02/20/world-cup-countdown-17-weeks-go-brazils-prolific-nearly-man-ademir
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Strangely, in what was the only case of this format ever happening in World Cup history, the champions would be decided by a four team final group in what was a mini-league structure if you will, as opposed to the standard one match final. Brazil and ...

News Brazil » History: Brazil Drops Pension Reform in Favor of Military Intervention

News channel or source: https://www.ai-cio.com/news/brazil-drops-pension-reform-favor-military-intervention/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

After nearly a year of assuring its citizens that a pension reform was imminent, Brazil has pulled the plug on its controversial ... that he is one of the most unpopular presidents in recent history, Temer pushed his pension reform package as the ...

News Brazil » History: Brazil's Lula mounts new appeal against prison sentence

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/brazil-s-lula-mounts-new-appeal-against-prison-sentence/article/515476
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Lula, who was Brazil's most popular president in history during 2003-2010, was convicted in July 2017 by the judge leading the giant Operation Car Wash anti-corruption crusade. Car Wash investigators have uncovered a web of kickbacks, bribes and slush ...

News Brazil » History: Goals galore from Brazil's lesser-known legend

News channel or source: http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/news/y=2018/m=2/news=goals-galore-from-brazil-s-lesser-known-legend.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

As Flavio Costa, Brazil’s then coach, said: “If we had won that match, Ademir would be recognised as one of the greatest players in history.” Did you know? Ademir’s boots from the 1950 FIFA World Cup number among the unique items proudly ...

News Brazil » History: Microsoft Pours Money Into Fast-Growing Brazil as Demand Booms

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/microsoft-pours-money-into-fast-growing-brazil-as-demand-booms/ar-BBJaolv
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"The appetite of companies of all sizes for cloud services in Brazil is giant." The optimism comes after tough years for the biggest economy in Latin America, with growth touching its lowest point in history. Business for Microsoft, when it came ...

News Brazil » History: Massive brawl breaks out in Brazilian soccer game

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Sports_News/Soccer/2018/02/19/Massive-brawl-breaks-out-in-Brazilian-soccer-game/9161519069800/?spt=rrs&or=8
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

19 (UPI) --A huge brawl broke out in a Brazilian soccer rivalry match between Bahia and ... and has never fought the fight in any competition in its centennial and victorious history." Washington man hit, killed by street sweeper 3 minutes ago ago Feb ...