brazil

  1. Tedminator

    Norway issues threat to Brazil...

    https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/22/norway-issues-1bn-threat-brazil-rising-amazon-destruction Daaang, dats news to me...Norway has given over a billion dollars to Brazil in financial aid. Maybe the creepy old pervert potus can ask the norges to pay for his solarwall.
  2. Madeline

    Anarchy In Brazil

    I have almost no South American geopolitical chops, but here's what I think happened: Brazil was rocked by corruption scandals that involved its then-President and so, that party's opponent candidate was elected as a reformer. However, President Michael Temer is now himself facing...
  3. The Man

    ISIS in Brazil???

    Brazilian Jihadist group becomes first in South America to pledge allegiance to Isis | Americas | News | The Independent Brazilian extremists Ansar al-Khilafah have pledge allegiance to ISIS* Brazilian extremist group uses Telegram to pledge allegiance to ISIS ahead of Olympics Brazil...
  4. excalibur

    Brazil moves to shrink the state

    Needed someplace else too. Brazil moves to shrink the state - FT.com
  5. A

    Brazil's President Rouseff Impeached

    The coverage has been that Rouseff is a corrupt politician who got caught lying about budget numbers in her 2014 reelection campaign and has presided over a corrupt state. Rouseff was impeached by a Brazilian congress that has 352 out of 594 members under corruption investigations. The...
  6. excalibur

    Brazil's Rousseff Moves Close to Impeachment

    Another leftist / progressive going down in flames. https://ca.news.yahoo.com/brazils-rousseff-loses-crucial-impeachment-vote-congress-015138598--business.html
  7. bajisima

    Brazil warns women not to get pregnant

    Yikes.. Brazilian health officials are dishing out some unusual advice these days: Don't get pregnant. "That's the message for would-be parents, especially in the country's northeast, after officials linked a mosquito-borne virus called Zika to a surge in newborn microcephaly, a...
  8. Detective Mike Logan

    Could India or Brazil potentially become superpowers in the future??

    Can india and brazil develop into superpowers? they have the demographic and geographic base. India has an active space programme? but are their rudimentary factors which prevent them? also is it possible the EU could effectively become a superpower. the Wikipedia article below mentions the...
  9. W

    Brazil handles a runner...

    America's fleeing felons should be rather thankful for our system of justice. ;) This Truck Thief Tries To Outrun The Brazilian Police And Gets A Rude Awakening - NewsLinQ
  10. Amelia

    The president of Brazil is racist

    She pointed her fingers at a member of the Obama administration. tsk tsk US Vice President Biden, Rousseff meet in Brazil - San Francisco Chronicle
  11. bajisima

    Brazil falls into recession

    Brazil has fallen into recession just 2 months after the World Cup and a month away from national elections. BBC News - Brazil's economy falls into recession, latest figures show
  12. Stefan Bandera

    Player stabbed, referee dismembered over soccer quarrel in Brazil

    Player stabbed, referee dismembered over soccer quarrel in Brazil - CNN.com Player stabbed, referee dismembered over soccer quarrel in Brazil Argument started over a red card. Ref fatally stabbed the player. The player's enraged family members stoned the referee to death and...
  13. jackalope

    'Complete panic' as 232 killed in Brazil nightclub fire

    omg .... horrible tragedy
  14. Singularity

    Brazil way behind on preparation for 2014 World Cup

    Yeah I'm still bitter over the fact that the U.S. lost out on competing for the Olympics for 2016, and the World Cup for 2022. But it just goes to show that while awarding these events to countries that have not hosted them before is progressive and properly promoting the spirit of...
  15. G

    How Brazil Could Help Our Economy

    Let Them In: How Brazilians Could Help the U.S. Economy Everyone should love Brazilian tourists. They spend more per capita than any other nationality. Worldwide, Brazilian tourists shell out an average of $43.3 million a day, dropping a gigantesco $1.4 billion last April alone, up 83% from the...
  16. M

    Brazil Becomes Largest Nation To Legalize Civil-Unions.....

    Rio de Janeiro – Rebuffing Latin America's machista stereotype, Brazil on Thursday legalized same-sex unions nationwide. The decision makes it the largest among a league of about 25 nations that recognizes civil unions for gay couples. Civil unions are also legal in Colombia and Uruguay. Costa...
  17. S

    The value of the U.S. dollar’s a matter of opinion.

    The reputation of any currency is a matter of opinion. The value of a currency, (similar to many goods) is somewhat dependent upon buyers’ opinions; we’re uncomfortable considering the extent of subjectivity that’s factored into the value of any currency. If those who pretend to manage...
  18. M

    Brazil in Comparison to the Western World

    Brazil.....what do we know? Friend or foe? How does Brazil compare with the rest of the Western World? A country who's economy which does not totally rely on oil. Growing and becoming more prosperous.....untapped resources.....infrastructure being created. How do they view Americans, their...
  19. Stefan Bandera

    Brazil air force to record UFO sightings

    Brazil air force to record UFO sightings -Brazil air force to record UFO sightings BBC News - Brazil air force to record UFO sightings I saw this story on BBC about the Brazil's government having ordered its air force to officially record any sighting of unidentified flying objects and it...
  20. H

    US imperialism in Brazil

    One strategy of the 1960's was the installation of neo-Nazi National Security States, which had as their goal "to destroy permanently a perceived threat to the existing structure of socioeconomic privilege by eliminating the political participation of the numerical majority," that is, "the...