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  • 18 hours ago

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a new twist, Eduardo Bolsonaro loses the leadership of the PSL party.  Just minutes after the public announcement that the party's most Bolsonarist wing had issued 27 signatures to remove Deputy Waldir from his position as leader, the The post Eduardo Bolsonaro Loses Party Leadership Minutes After Informal Takeover appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Members of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development will come to the country in November for talks with officials. Brazil is a signatory to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, which establishes punishments for individuals and companies bribing public officials from other countries in order to gain […] The post OECD Says Fight Against Corruption in Brazil is “Seriously Endangered” appeared first on The Rio Times.

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  • 19 hours ago

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The poorest half of the population, nearly 104 million Brazilians, lived on only R$413 (US$103,25) per month, considering all sources of income. At the other end, the wealthiest one percent - only 2.1 million people - had an average monthly income of R$ 16,297 per person. In other words, this […] The post Half of Brazilians Live on R$413 per Month appeared first on The Rio Times.

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  • 23 hours ago

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - From next Saturday, October 19th, Rio de Janeiro residents and tourists will have the opportunity to get to know the different historical and cultural circuits of the Praça XV region, in downtown Rio, through the project 'Caminhos do Brasil-Memória' ("Brazil Memories' Pathways"). The initiative is a partnership . . . […] The post Project Promotes Free Trips to Rio Downtown’s Historic Museums appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - From this Friday, October 18th, South America's largest aquarium in Rio de Janeiro, AquaRio, will host the exhibition “Ilhas Brasileiras” ("Brazilian Islands"). The show is an interactive journey through the main Brazilian islands and archipelagos. During the tour, visitors are introduced to the ecosystems . . . To read the […] The post AquaRio Aquarium Opens “Brazilian Islands” Exhibition in Downtown Rio de Janeiro appeared first on The Rio Times.

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  • 23 hours ago

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Judge Marcus Vinícius Reis Bastos, of the 12th Federal District Court in Brasília, on Wednesday, October 16th, dismissed charges against former President Michel Temer in a suit alleging he tried to obstruct investigations by the Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF). In his decision, the judge sustains that the Office of the […] The post Judge Clears ex-President Temer in Case Linked to Joesley Batista Recording appeared first on The Rio Times.

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  • 24 hours ago

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The largest commercial airplane manufactured in Brazil made, on Wednesday, October 16th, its inaugural flight by Azul, departing from Viracopos, in Campinas (São Paulo State), to Brasília. Manufactured by The post Embraer’s Largest Commercial Aircraft Begins to Fly from Campinas to Brasília appeared first on The Rio Times.

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  • 1 day ago

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Surrounded by pressure and under alarm from Bolsonarists, the Federal Supreme Court (STF) trial begins today and is expected to last up to three sessions. On the first day, only the court rapporteur and lawyers are expected to speak. The Supreme Court begins to decide on Thursday, whether or not […] The post Supreme Court Justice Rosa Weber’s Vote may Determine Lula’s Fate appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Spanish justice system has definitively quantified the value of the cocaine seized on June 25th at the Seville airport with Sergeant Manoel Silva Rodrigues, a member of the crew of one of the delegation's aircraft on which Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro . . . To read the full NEWS […] The post Spain Calls for Eight Years Imprisonment for Brazilian Military Officer That Carried Cocaine appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The ten federal deputies from the Socialism and Liberty Party (PSOL) in the Chamber signed on Tuesday, October 15th, a letter denouncing the Government of Jair Bolsonaro at the United Nations for the torture scandal in prisons in Pará. The document was addressed to the UN special rapporteurs for torture, […] The post Opposition Deputies Denounce Brazil at UN for Torture in Pará State Prisons appeared first on The Rio Times.