Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Friday morning, somebody vandalized the building housing the Russian consulate in Brazil’s southernmost capital city, Porto Alegre. According to reports in online media, slogans painted on the facade of the building, in the capital … Continue reading
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Brazil Diplomacy News RIO DE JANEIRO – The City of Rio de Janeiro finally “unwrapped” the monument given it by the president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during Rio +20, reported Brazil’s largest circulation newspaper. The Middle East leader presented the … Continue reading
Brazil News ASUNCIÓN — Paraguay’s president, Frederico Franco, said on Wednesday (8) that the country no longer wishes to “give” energy away. President Franco spoke specifically to Brazil and Argentina, Paraguay’s partners in the Itaipu and Yacyreta hydroelectric plants, respectively.
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 News RIO DE JANEIRO – The Syrian regime arrests Brazilian journalist, later released, who remains under police surveillance, according to information confirmed by the Foreign Ministry on Friday, reported Folha de São Paulo.
Brazil News FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil – Police in southern Brazil are investigating the death of the Honorary Consul of France, who was found dead in Santa Catarina state. Workers at a deluxe hotel in Joinville, 190 km from the state capital, … Continue reading
Brazil News | BRASILIA – An official of the Iranian Embassy in Brasilia was shot at around 10:45 pm last night in the capital. The Iranian, identified by police as a driver for the Iranian diplomatic mission, was approached by … Continue reading
Brazil News | BRASILIA – The Brazilian government hopes that Iran officially recalls the diplomat accused of molesting girls in a country club swimming pool in the capital. If the Iranian embassy does not formalize his departure, the Foreign Ministry … Continue reading
Brazil News BRASILIA – The deputy prime minister of Libya, Omar Abdelkarim, spoke on Tuesday with President Rousseff and American Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. Abdelkarim told them that the goal of the provisional government of Libya is to reconnect … Continue reading
Brazil News TEHRAN – The Tehran Times reported today that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will visit Brazil during his tour of Latin American countries. The exact date of the visit was not released. Mahmoud Amadinejad (Photo: Tehran Times)
Brazil News BRASILIA – Iran’s ambassador to Brazil said Thursday, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans to visit Brazil this year and meet the Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Just last week, political commentators in Brazil were rejoicing that Brazil had been spared … Continue reading