Brazil Celebrity News FORTALEZA, Brazil – Jennifer Lopez, boyfriend Casper Smart and kids Max and Emme attracted curious onlookers on a Brazilian beach Saturday, reported online media. The star and her family – accompanied by an entourage that included burly … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2012
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – A scuba divers paradise exists just a three-hour drive from Rio, in Arraial do Cabo, in the Lakes Region of Rio de Janeiro. Clear blue waters, with a rich variety of … Continue reading
Brazil Political News BRASILIA – A Brazilian congressional committee heard testimony accusing Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez of inciting military revolt in Paraguay, reported estadao.com.br. The Paraguayans appeared before the committee this week seeking to gain Brazilian support for the new Paraguayan … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News RIO DE JANEIRO – Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio will auction old furniture – some dating to the opening of the hotel in 1923 – on July 3rd, reported online media on Wednesday. Afterward, the … Continue reading
Brazil Celebrity News BRASILIA – Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice ruled in favor of Google in a legal battle brought by television personality Xuxa Meneghel, reported online media Wednesday. Xuxa sued Google in 2010 asking that the search giant stop … Continue reading
Brazil Human Interest News GOIANIA, Brazil – The sudden presence of two stray dogs is causing intrigue among officials at the municipal cemetery in Novo Gama, Goiás. Workers believe that they may have belonged to one of the people recently … Continue reading
Brazil Travel & Tourism News GRAMADO, Brazil – Gramado, a small tourist town in the Southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, is home to the only six-star hotel in Brazil. Resembling a European castle and operating since 2010, the … Continue reading
Brazil Celebrity News SAO PAULO – Jennifer Lopez arrived in Brazil on Friday to perform – for the first time in the country – at the Pop Music Festival 2012. The singer disembarked in Cumbica Airport in Guarulhos, São Paulo. … Continue reading
Brazil News BRASILIA – The government informed the Organization of American States (OAS) that it will not reopen the case of journalist Vladimir Herzog, because of the Amnesty Law, reported online media.
Brazil Celebrity News SAO PAULO – Socialite and businesswoman Paris Hilton, 31, announced on Twitter that she “loves” Brazil and “can’t wait” to arrive at the Pop Music Festival 2012.
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Drug traffickers banned the sale of crack cocaine in Jacarezinho slum, one of Rio’s most notorious cracklands, on Wednesday. The ban is the idea of the traffickers themselves and they posted hand-written signs around … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil gained 10,000 new millionaires in 2011, and is the country with the fastest growing population of ultra rich in the world. The data are from consultancy Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management, which published … Continue reading
Brazil News SAO PAULO – Fearing the worst, a police bomb squad detonated a suitcase found abandoned in front of a São Paulo Synagogue Tuesday. The bag had been left at the corner of São Vicente de Paula St. and … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – On Tuesday, the Brazilian airline Azul flew a passenger jet powered by a sugarcane-based aviation biofuel from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro. This is the company’s first flight using the experimental fuel, reported … Continue reading
Today in Brazilian History RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil won the 1962 FIFA World Cup 50 years ago today, June 17th, at the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile. The Brazilian team – which also won the 1958 World Cup in … Continue reading