Brazil Survival News RIO DE JANEIRO – A construction worker in Rio de Janeiro survived after a two-meter length of rebar pierced his skull Wednesday morning, reported online media. The metal bar, used in construction, fell from the fifth floor … Continue reading
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Brazil News BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil – A rare earthquake occurred on Saturday morning in the town of Montes Claros, in Minas Gerais state. The strong temblor frightened residents and caused cracks in at least one building, reported online media.
Brazil News | MANAUS, Brazil – Miner Roque Veigas, 45, who was lost in the Amazon jungle since early March, was found alive on Monday. He and another man were in the jungle researching gold mining areas near the municipality … Continue reading
Brazil News | RIO DE JANEIRO – A doctor escaped near certain death on Wednesday when a bullet hit him in the chest but was deflected by a cell phone he was carrying in his shirt pocket. The doc was … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – A nine-year-old girl was shot the head while playing with her father’s gun in the Piraquê favela, or slum, in the western section of Rio de Janeiro Tuesday morning. The girl had originally been … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Yahoo! is asking Americans how September 11 changed them. Below is an account from a reader. On Sept. 11, 2001, we were watching TV at home in Brazil. Antonio da Costa Santos, the mayor … Continue reading