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The Yankees Cap Goes Viral in Brazil: ‘Is It Basketball?’
The New York Yankees logo is everywhere in Brazil. What it means, however, is up for interpretation.

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 13:32:11 +0000

La gorra de los Yankees es viral en Brasil: ‘¿Es básquetbol?’
El logo del equipo de Nueva York reina en Brasil. Sin embargo, mucha gente no entiende ni le interesa ese deporte.

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 09:10:15 +0000

One of the Luckiest Lightning Strikes Ever Recorded
Brazilian researchers captured on camera the brief moment when lightning rods on buildings released an upward discharge to attract incoming lightning.

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 11:06:19 +0000

Illegal Mining Fuels Crisis for Indigenous Tribe in Brazil’s Amazon
Illegal mines have fueled a humanitarian crisis for the Yanomami Indigenous group. Brazil’s new president is trying to fight back.

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 18:50:17 +0000

La minería ilegal desata una crisis entre los yanomami de Brasil
Las minas ilegales han impulsado una crisis humanitaria para el grupo indígena yanomami. El nuevo presidente de Brasil intenta luchar contra esta situación.

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 13:15:44 +0000

George Santos Is Accused by Ex-Roommate of Involvement in Fraud Scheme
The former roommate, who pleaded guilty in 2017 and was deported, sent an affidavit to federal authorities accusing Mr. Santos of running a card-skimming operation.

Sat, 11 Mar 2023 00:59:39 +0000

Há uma ameaça pairando sobre o Brasil
E não é o Jair Bolsonaro.

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 19:59:09 +0000

Una amenaza se cierne sobre Brasil
Y no es Jair Bolsonaro. Los militares del país —privilegiados, dominantes y que no rinden cuentas— siguen siendo un peligro constante para la democracia brasileña.

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 11:00:03 +0000
Brazil. SJ Dodgson. MJoTA 2012 v7n1 p0609

Above, the Brazilian Ambassador to the United States of America addresses an audience gathered to talk about investment opportunities in Brazil on Jun 5, 2012. He is surrounded by well-wishers from the City of Philadelphia, second from the left is the Hon Stanley Straughter, click here; third from the left is my favorite Philadelphia Councilwoman, Hon Mrs Jannie Blackwell.

Exhausted, but cheerful and getting ready to head off to the center of South Philly for the annual Odunde festival. We have been gearing up for this all week: we are celebrating Brazil, which has the world's second largest population of Black Africans. So I was told. Gosh!

We piled into a large auditorium at Wharton on Tuesday to hear from the Ambassador from Brazil and the man in charge of the 2014 FIFA World Cup preparations. He spoke in Portuguese and was translated, all around me Brazilians were shaking their heads and saying that the translations were wrong! But I got the idea: Brazil is on the move from the desperately poor and badly governed country it was.

I am trying to figure out what happened; I remember when I was an assistant professor of Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania we had a Brazilian post-doc who was supposed to me a medical graduate who did not know how to make a solution of sodium hydroxide. This is so basic it got him fired. I was later told that his uncle has a senior academic position and he was pushed through medical school without achieving competency. This story has haunted me ever since. And the same thing happened with a Brazilian who had succeeded in getting a place in a residency program.

I certainly know Brazilians who have passed exams on merit, and who are extremely competent professionals. Brazil is a huge country, one-third of South America, with a population zooming towards 200 million. And has a lot of medical schools, a lot of well-trained physicians. However, the fact that any could get through medical school lacking basic competence really bothered me: this was deeply damaging to competent professionals.

In the 1990s, due partly I expect to the 24/7 7-day party that the FIFA 2014 speaker told us about, the high rate of HIV infection in Brazil was killing its future. The Brazilian Government broke the patents of HIV drugs, and Brazil has never looked back in its successful fight against HIV infection and treatment.

Brazil has clearly turned a corner, but I am hearing from other sources about prostitutes convincing rich Nigerians to fly them to Nigeria to marry them.

Ah! Endless stories about Brazil, but my favorite one is from the 2002 AIDS conference in Barcelona, which I attended as a medical writer for the drug manufacturer Pfizer. Brazil had just won the FIFA World Cup, and every Brazilian at the conference was dressed in a horrible yellow tee shirt that looks spectacular on a winning soccer player. They showed solidarity with their country in its fight against AIDS. HIV/AIDS news click here. HIV/AIDS resources click here.

Maybe that is my answer! Horrible yellow tee shirts. What can I say but congratulations Brazil! You are a winner!
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Brazi: Justice Lewandowski tells President Lula he should anticipate retirement
Supreme Court (STF) Justice Ricardo Lewandowski has personally advised President Lula of his decision to bring forward his retirement just after the Easter holiday. The information was published on Wednesday (29) by g1. By law, he can stay until May 11, when he turns 75, but he will send the letter formalizing the request for […]

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 13:39:03 +0000

The three fronts of the regulation of gambling and betting in Brazil
By Filipe Senna Goepfert* The scenario of regulation of games and bets in Brazil has never been so heated and prosperous as in 2023. The federal government, the National Congress, and initiatives from the industry are all participating in the work towards legalization and for better enjoyment of the benefits derived from this sector. They […]

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 13:24:11 +0000

Steve Bannon sees a strengthened right wing and defends Eduardo Bolsonaro as his father’s successor
Former chief strategist for Donald Trump's government in the United States, ideologue Steve Bannon sees that Jair Bolsonaro's return to Brazil, scheduled for this Thursday (30), will be the beginning of a path to be "reelected president" and that his son, federal congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro (PL-SP), "will be the president" one day. The statements were […]

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 13:12:36 +0000

Brazil: the concession contract for Congonhas Airport has been signed
Spanish company Aena, responsible for winning the concession of Congonhas Airport in São Paulo and ten other Brazilian airports, signed the contract on Tuesday, 28, to start its activities. The company had to offer R$2.4 billion (US$460 million) to win the auction of the terminals and will manage the airports for 30 years. R$5.8 billion […]

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 12:59:18 +0000

Intelligence agencies warn protests in France today could be three times bigger than last week
The protests in France against the pension reform approved by the president, Emmanuel Macron, ended this Tuesday (28) with 201 arrests throughout the country and 175 police officers injured, as confirmed by the country’s Interior Minister, Gérald Darmanin. Through a message on his Twitter account, Darmanin thanked the 13,000 agents mobilized to control this tenth […]

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 12:49:38 +0000
World Cup 2014: Brazil! SJ Dodgson MJoTA 2014 v8n1 p0305

Brazil has not won the last 2 World Cups, not in 2010, not in 2006 after their 5th win in 2002. So they are ready, and with World Cup 2014 on their own turf, they are out to annihilate everyone.

I love statistics, and World Cup statistics show that when Brazil gets into the finals, they are more likely to win than other teams getting into the finals. Brazil has won more than any other country.

Brazil is a huge country, a plucky country, the only Portuguese-speaking country in the Americas, where more people speak Portuguese than in Portugal, or in all the Portuguese-speaking African countries combined. Get ready for the World Cup, learn some Portuguese on this page.

I was thinking about going to Brazil for the World Cup, but a price per ticket of around $1000 makes the idea absurd. Watching the World Cup live is for rich folks. The rest of us fall into a pub and scream along with the locals. Yeah!! Getting my screaming voice ready!