by Michael Hone Stevie Wonder Wooes the Crowd and Gives Amazing Performance at the “Rock In Rio 2011″ Music Festival RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Stevie Wonder performed for just over two hours last night at the Rock in Rio … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2011
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by Michael Hone Government wants sexy ad taken off TV BRASILIA, Brazil – A Brazilian government agency says it wants a TV ad starring a lingerie-clad Gisele Bundchen (jih-ZEHL’ BUN’-chen) to be taken off the air because it is sexist.
by Michael Hone Police Also Seized About U.S. $10,000 MORRINHOS, Brazil – Late on Tuesday, police arrested a 60-year-old woman for drug trafficking. The woman, Aparecida Pareira, who dealers know as “Granny Smoke,” maintained two houses, according to police.
by Michael Hone > Drugs Hidden in False-Bottom Suitcase RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – On Tuesday, Federal Police arrested an elderly couple, over seventy-years-old, attempting to board an Air France flight to Europe with cocaine hidden in their suitcase.
by Michael Hone Victim’s Brazilian Boyfriend Considered Prime Suspect MARSHFIELD, Mass – First responders found the body of Brazilian Patricia Frois, 24, on Monday in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Police say that someone stabbed her to death.
by Michael Hone 34 New SuperVia Rail Coaches Arrived From China Tuesday RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – The first of 34 Chinese-made trains that the state government ordered for the SuperVia commuter rail arrived at the Port of Rio de … Continue reading
GOIANIA, Goias – Early Saturday morning, Military Police (PM) arrested two suspected drug traffickers in the Vila Nova area of the capital of Goias state in central Brazil. One of those arrested offered police a U.S. $5,200 bribe to let … Continue reading
Brazil News VITORIA, Brazil – A drunken driver crossed over the raised median on the busy Avenida Dante Micheline, on the edge of Camburi Beach, around 4 pm on Friday. A breathalyzer analysis revealed that the businesswoman, Valeria Regina Germano … Continue reading
by Michael Hone Would Allow Smoking in Bars and Restaurants in Some Cases BRASILIA, Brazil – The Ministry of Health is participating in negotiations that would end the total ban on smoking in bars and restaurants nationwide. The proposed amendment … Continue reading
by Michael Hone O Globo Reports Food and Beverage Helps Cariocas Earn Good Incomes RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Bars and restaurants in this world-famous city now offer some of the most lucrative opportunities for women seeking employment. Business owners … Continue reading
Killer-For-Hire and Intended Victim Were Long-Time Friends PINDOBACU, Bahia – A woman, and the hitman hired to kill her, may now face larceny charges for conspiring to fake her own death. According to a police investigation, Iranildes Aguilar de Araujo, … Continue reading
by Michael Hone Guard Became Suspicious Over the Fruit’s Weight MATINHOS, Brazil – Civil Police in this town, in the state of Parana, took a man into custody Tuesday afternoon after they caught him red-handed as he tried to enter … Continue reading
by Michael Hone Suspect Admits Breaking into Her Home but Denies Killing Her PONTA GROSSA, Brazil – The Civil Police on Monday afternoon took into custody a man accused of murdering a 21-year-old model found dead after leaving a bar. … Continue reading
Bus Caught Fire on Way to School GOIANIA, Brazil – A fire consumed a school bus carrying 15 children on Monday in Porangatu, northern Goias. The vehicle caught fire during the journey to school, apparently due to mechanical problems.