Posts Tagged ‘Brazil’

On This Day: Passenger jet crashes in Brazil, killing 200

On This Day: Passenger jet crashes in Brazil, killing 200

On July 17, 2007, a Brazilian Airbus airliner skidded off a runway as it landed at Sao Paulo’s Congonhas Airport. Authorities placed the death toll at 200. Latest News – UPI.com

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Facebook’s Latin American boss arrested in Brazil

Facebook’s Latin American boss arrested in Brazil

Police in Sao Paulo have arrested Facebook’s most senior executive in Latin America in the latest clash between Brazilian authorities and the social media company over its refusal to provide private information about its users to law enforcement. A Tuesday news release says that Facebook’s vice president for Latin America, Diego Dzodan, was arrested...

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Injured macaw gets 3D-printed titanium beak in Brazil

Injured macaw gets 3D-printed titanium beak in Brazil

Ben HooperSAO PAULO, Feb. 25 (UPI) — A team of veterinarians and 3D printing specialists in Brazil successfully fitted an injured macaw parrot with a titanium beak. Latest News – UPI.com

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Brazil chemical fire containing chloric acid extinguished after two days

Brazil chemical fire containing chloric acid extinguished after two days

Andrew V. PestanoSANTOS, Brazil, Jan. 17 (UPI) — A chemical fire in Brazil’s largest port was extinguished after two days as nearly 200 people were hospitalized with difficulty breathing. Latest News – UPI.com

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Chris Brown Accuser — Chris Might Hate Me … But I’m a Queen In Brazil

Chris Brown Accuser — Chris Might Hate Me … But I’m a Queen In Brazil

EXCLUSIVE The woman accusing Chris Brown of hitting her in the face doesn’t have many fans in the hip-hop world, but her native Brazil loves her so much, they’ve asked her to reign as queen.  Liziane Gutierrez tells TMZ she was approached by organizers from the Carnaval celebration in Rio de Janeiro to be...

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Over a dozen people feared dead after dam burst in Brazil

Over a dozen people feared dead after dam burst in Brazil

Shawn PriceMARIANA, Brazil, Nov. 6 (UPI) — More than a dozen people might be dead after a dam burst in Brazil, flooding nearby homes. Top News – UPI.com

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Brazil announces tax increase and spending cuts for 2016 budget

Brazil announces tax increase and spending cuts for 2016 budget

Andrew V. PestanoBRASILIA, Brazil, Sept. 15 (UPI) — Brazil announced plans to close a hole in its 2016 budget by raising $ 8 billion through a financial transactions tax and by cutting $ 6.8 billion in spending. Top News – UPI.com

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Brazil enters recession, recovery expected to be slow

Brazil enters recession, recovery expected to be slow

Marilyn MalaraRIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 29 (UPI) — Brazil’s economy has entered a recession, according to the country’s most recent gross domestic product report. Latest News – UPI.com

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Weekend violence in Manaus, Brazil, leaves 35 people dead

Weekend violence in Manaus, Brazil, leaves 35 people dead

Fred LambertMANAUS, Brazil, July 21 (UPI) — At least 35 people were killed in a wave of violence in the city of Manaus, Brazil, over the weekend. Top News – UPI.com

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Brazil vs. Australia, 2015 World Cup: Time, TV schedule and live stream

Brazil vs. Australia, 2015 World Cup: Time, TV schedule and live stream

It looked like Brazil got a few gifts from FIFA during the draw, but this is no reward. While they managed to avoid the brutal top half of the World Cup bracket and got a top seed despite not being ranked in the world’s top five, Brazil aren’t exactly getting preferential treatment. They have...

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