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The chief economist of the International Energy Agency, Fatih Birol, is confident that the global energy market undergoes a transition that will make the United States and Brazil emerge as major powers. With the U.S. poised to become an exporter of energy surplus and Brazil increasing production on the oil fields in deep waters, Fatih, [...]
The auctioning of the Libra Oil Field in Brazil received wide coverage in the international press, with glowing visions and other critical to the outcome of the event. The German magazine Der Spiegel says Brazil auctioned a “treasure for a bargain.” On the other hand, the Wall Stret Journal says that the country has taken [...]
All the bad publicity we can get: motorcycle thief shot in SP, two thieves killed trying to rob a pizzeria and two fancy ladies kidnapping another on broad dayligh
It seems that we are getting all the bad publicity we can get in one week! First was the motorcycle thief that got shot in Sao Paulo. Now the two thief that got killed trying to rob a pizzeria. And the last one, the two fancy ladies kidnapping another on broad daylight in Brazil! It [...]
We are still eight months for the World Cup to start, but try to buy airline tickets during the tournament and you will see: the price is ten times higher than on a normal day. The airlines say the high prices to reflect the demand for the World Cup event, but the amount charged to [...]
President Dilma Rousseff said this Sunday, 13, that the government will create a national encrypted e- mail to prevent national authorities to be the target of espionage. The determination was given to the Federal Data Processing (Serpro) company, a public company under the Ministry of Finance. “This is the first step to extend the privacy [...]
Balanced meals, lots of exercise and aesthetic treatments: this is the formula for the perfect butt. And for the third time, the Miss Butt Brazil (Miss Bumbum Brasil) aims to choose the most beautiful derrière in the country and from 27 candidates who initially compete online votes, 15 most voted will participate in the grand [...]
President Dilma in her speech said nothing by talking a lot. Get the brazilian guide to writing your “empty speech”.
From the 10 minutes long speech there was not one single phrase that people will remember later. And not one proposal which people could say: “Thats a good idea right there!” President Dilma in her public statement about the protests taking place across the country spoke on political reform – her predecessors also spoke about [...]
The definite reason not to go to the World Cup and to Brazil for the next five years. #dontgototheworldcup
A group of protesters who participated in the protest in Brasilia this thursday (20) set fire to the Palace of the Foreign Affairs to try to enter the building. The fire was contained but still the protesters tried to enter the site. The police managed to control the situation using gas, but several windows were [...]
Watch as the protesters try to invade Alerj, Rio de Janeiro’s legislative assembly. Also watch this one to understand why this is all happening now in Brazil: Meanwhile, FIFA does not seem to give a damn about the country and the successive protests against increases in bus fares and expenditures for the World Cup. Jerome [...]
Official FIFA website hacked. Now shows images of the police violence in Brazil. Don’t come to the World Cup!
Apparently, this was an official FIFA website that got hacked and is exposing the police violence over the protests in Brazil: http://copaemcuiaba.com.br/. They back our campaign Don’t Come For the World Cup!
These people in Sao Paulo, were targeted with tear gas on the seventh floor of their apartment as they watched the protesters in a demonstration that was supposed to be peaceful. It has been very clear that the it was the police that started the violence! If you are in Brazil for the World Cup, [...]
Brazil is not safe. We all know it’s not safe. Still we go there because we enjoy the place, the people and the culture. But be aware that if something happens to you, you will probably be on your own. Don’t count on the police to protect you. You will get robbed, you could get [...]
The opening party was very bad, but this has no importance because who wants to watch soccer is there to watch soccer. The phones did not work in the official press room, the 3G network(and its not even 4G yet) dropped even before the game started while outside protester were being attacked by the police [...]
Police in Sao Paulo breaks their own car windows to show that peaceful protesters in Sao Paulo were getting violent
Watch as this cop in Sao Paulo breaks their own car windows to show that peaceful protesters were getting violent. This is an example of how the police acts in Brazil. It’s common for foreigners to be “planted” with fake accusations of carrying drugs in Brazil. If they think that you are an easy target [...]