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News Brazil: At least 26 escape from prison in northern Brazil

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
At least 26 escape from prison in northern Brazil
News source: https://apnews.com/7d04d34fb0b486a678cd0035a086301d

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — At least 26 inmates escaped from a prison in northern Brazil on Monday, according to authorities, a day after 75 men broke out of a prison in neighboring Paraguay. The prisoners ...

News Brazil: Netflix show that insinuates Jesus is gay sparks controversy, attack investigation in Brazil

Published on: Friday 27 December 2019
Netflix show that insinuates Jesus is gay sparks controversy, attack investigation in Brazil
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/movies/2019/12/27/netflix-brazilian-christmas-show-sparks-controversy-attack-video/2755329001/

On Thursday, Brazil’s police were investigating a video on social media that shows a gasoline bomb attack targeting the comedy group Porta dos Fundos, the makers of a Christmas program on Netflix.

News Brazil: Firebomb Attack Ramps Up Controversy Over Brazil Film Portraying Jesus as Gay

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Firebomb Attack Ramps Up Controversy Over Brazil Film Portraying Jesus as Gay
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/26/world/americas/brazil-gay-jesus-netflix-movie.html

“But this is the first time we’ve faced violence of this nature, an attack that could have killed people.” As President Jair Bolsonaro campaigned for his office in 2018, he warned that Brazil ...

News Brazil: Brazil investigates attack over Netflix show ‘The First Temptation of Christ’

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Brazil investigates attack over Netflix show ‘The First Temptation of Christ’
News source: https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2019-12-26/brazil-attack-netflix-first-temptation-of-christ

Brazil’s police on Thursday were investigating a video on social media that shows a gasoline bomb attack targeting the makers of a Christmas program on Netflix that some critics have described as ...

News Brazil: Brazil’s Shrinking Rainforest Prompts Nestlé, H&M, Others to Shake Up Supply Chains

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Brazil’s Shrinking Rainforest Prompts Nestlé, H&M, Others to Shake Up Supply Chains
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/brazils-shrinking-rainforest-prompts-nestle-h-m-others-to-shake-up-supply-chains-11577307707

Brazil’s accelerating deforestation is pressuring food makers, retailers, investors and commodity traders to shake up supply chains in an effort to push back on land-clearing and achieve environmental goals.

News Brazil: Brazil committed to Jerusalem embassy move in 2020, says Netanyahu

Published on: Sunday 15 December 2019
Brazil committed to Jerusalem embassy move in 2020, says Netanyahu
News source: https://www.smh.com.au/world/middle-east/brazil-committed-to-jerusalem-embassy-move-in-2020-says-netanyahu-20191216-p53k7x.html

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has signalled before he intends to move his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, but senior officials later backtracked for fear of damaging trade ties with Arab countries.

News Brazil: Brazil opens Israeli trade office, pledges to move embassy to Jerusalem

Published on: Sunday 15 December 2019
Brazil opens Israeli trade office, pledges to move embassy to Jerusalem
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/12/15/Brazil-opens-Israeli-trade-office-pledges-to-move-embassy-to-Jerusalem/8711576431736/

Dec. 15 (UPI) --Brazil will move its embassy to Jerusalem in 2020, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son, Eduardo Bolsonaro, said Sunday that during the opening of a Brazilian trade office in the ...

News Brazil: 46 spam calls per month: In Brazil, people are fighting back — and winning

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
46 spam calls per month: In Brazil, people are fighting back — and winning
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/from-cheap-loan-offers-to-fake-kidnapping-brazil-leads-the-world-in-telephone-harassment/2019/12/02/b4234e7a-0fb4-11ea-bf62-eadd5d11f559_story.html

The most extraordinary aspect of Pusti’s story isn’t that it is extreme, but that it’s so common. While other countries complain and pass laws to limit spam and scams and robocalls, Brazil has quietly ...

News Brazil: White House opens new fronts in trade war, targeting Brazil, Argentina and France

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
White House opens new fronts in trade war, targeting Brazil, Argentina and France
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2019/12/02/trump-announces-tariffs-steel-aluminum-brazil-argentina/

President Trump revved up his global trade war on two fronts Monday, announcing tariffs on industrial metals from Brazil and Argentina while threatening even harsher penalties on dozens of popular ...

News Brazil: Leonardo DiCaprio Responds to Brazil’s President About Amazon Fires

Published on: Saturday 30 November 2019
Leonardo DiCaprio Responds to Brazil’s President About Amazon Fires
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/30/world/americas/Jair-bolsonaro-amazon-fires-Leonardo-DiCaprio.html

“At this time of crisis for the Amazon, I support the people of Brazil working to save their natural and cultural heritage,” Leonardo DiCaprio posted on Instagram on Saturday.Credit...Theo Wargo/Getty ...

News Brazil: Brazil’s HIV/AIDS policies proved a success. But here are the new challenges.

Published on: Saturday 30 November 2019
Brazil’s HIV/AIDS policies proved a success. But here are the new challenges.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/12/01/brazils-hivaids-policies-proved-success-here-are-new-challenges/

With AIDS programs in many countries under attack, community advocacy plays a critical role in tackling the AIDS epidemic. How Brazil became a success story In the global fight against AIDS, Brazil ...

News Brazil: Shawn Mendes cancels Brazil show due to laryngitis, apologizes to fans

Published on: Sunday 01 December 2019
Shawn Mendes cancels Brazil show due to laryngitis, apologizes to fans
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/shawn-mendes-laryngitis

Shawn Mendes is "so sorry" for canceling a show in Brazil. The 21-year-old singer tweeted a message to fans on November 30, announcing the cancelation of his Sao Paulo show due to laryngitis. "Sao ...

News Brazil: Brazil's Bolsonaro says DiCaprio gave cash 'to set Amazon on fire'

Published on: Friday 29 November 2019
Brazil's Bolsonaro says DiCaprio gave cash 'to set Amazon on fire'
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-50613054

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has accused Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio of "giving money to set the Amazon on fire". The president gave no evidence but in the past has accused NGOs critical of ...

News Brazil: Brazil's president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence

Published on: Friday 29 November 2019
Brazil's president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/30/brazils-president-accuses-actor-dicaprio-of-financing-amazon-fires.html

DiCaprio denied having donated to the WWF. In a statement, the actor lauded "the people of Brazil working to save their natural and cultural heritage." But, he said, "While worthy of support, we did ...

News Brazil: Brazil’s Leader Falsely Blames Leonardo DiCaprio for Amazon Fires

Published on: Saturday 30 November 2019
Brazil’s Leader Falsely Blames Leonardo DiCaprio for Amazon Fires
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/30/world/americas/amazon-fires-dicaprio-bolsonaro.html

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil has falsely claimed that the Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed the fires recently set in the Amazon rainforest. It was the latest attempt ...

News Brazil: 'Insurrection In The Blood:' Brazil's Theater Legend Ze Celso At 82

Published on: Wednesday 27 November 2019
'Insurrection In The Blood:' Brazil's Theater Legend Ze Celso At 82
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/insurrection-blood-brazils-theater-legend-ze-celso-82-2875053

He founded his theater company Teatro Oficina 61 years ago and it became an icon in the years of Brazil's military dictatorship between 1964 and 1985. Despite the years, both Ze Celso and the company ...

News Brazil: Brazil Needs To Drive Social Change With Innovation, Says INSEAD

Published on: Thursday 28 November 2019
Brazil Needs To Drive Social Change With Innovation, Says INSEAD
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/angelicamarideoliveira/2019/11/28/brazil-needs-to-drive-social-change-with-innovation-says-insead/

After a visit to Brazil and talks with top executives about innovation challenges facing local businesses, Ilian Mihov, dean of traditional business school INSEAD, said a new corporate model needs to be created in order to drive positive social change.

News Brazil: Australia draw Brazil in 2020 Davis Cup qualifiers

Published on: Sunday 24 November 2019
Australia draw Brazil in 2020 Davis Cup qualifiers
News source: https://www.smh.com.au/sport/tennis/australia-draw-brazil-in-2020-davis-cup-qualifiers-20191125-p53dnz.html

Madrid: Australia have been matched against Brazil in the draw for the 2020 Davis Cup qualifiers. Lleyton Hewitt's side will host the South Americans on March 6-7, with the winners earning a place in ...