The soccer and commercials star David Beckham, just bought a house in Rio de Janeiro for R$ 1 million. According to the newspaper Extra, the mansion is in Vidigal, one of the most gentrified slums(favela) in Rio de Janeiro.
The president of the Municipal Olympic Company, Maria Silvia Bastos announced on Tuesday her resignation from the company created to organize the Olympic Games in Brazil. She no longer will lead the company responsible for municipal works of the competitions.
The choice of the name of the mascot of the World Cup in Brazil, the three-banded armadillo Fuleco was well commented and that is a fact. But after the German newspaper “Die Welt” published that one of the synonyms of the character would be “anus”, brazilian media started posting that that was a mistake as if there was never such an association.
Forró is a kind of Brazilian music from the Northeast of the country. It is very distinguishable even though it can have different musical beats. This music genre has gained widespread popularity in all regions of Brazil and recently, in 2012, there was a peak of popularity outside of Brazil.
Looks just like the pastors of the Brazilian evangelical churches are increasingly more powerful (and beyond belief), not only can multiply their own money, but now they can remove diseases from the heart of people, give people a new heart and heal them of any heart problems!
A tv report aired some time ago in Brazil, shows videos of truck drivers performing dangerous tricks on brazilian roads. The filming is done purposely by other drivers who know the offenders.
On account of the elections at the end of the year, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff decided now to explain publicly why they voted to purchase the Pasadena refinery in 2006 by Petrobras, in an attempt to anticipate the debate to avoid electoral losses in October. The President evaluated that it would be best to address the debate now, than in the second half of the year, with the campaign already advanced. The purchase of the refinery was done with the approval of the entire Board of Petrobras, which at the time was headed by Dilma.
These are not five star hotels or luxury spas, not even resorts, but the amount the residents willing to leave their homes in the 12 World Cup host cities in exchange for extra money is a high standard. The World Cup, which will be held between June 12 and July 13 , warmed up the brazilian real estate rental market with exorbitant and even prohibitive prices. In São Paulo, where the opening will be in Corinthians Arena, the monthly rent of a house in the Itaquera neighborhood goes from R$20 thousand to R$ 390 thousand. You read that right, it starts at ten thousand dollars! Around the country, the examples are the same!