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“Impeachment protests: Clashes in Brazil…”

“Protests have erupted in Brazil’s major cities over President Michel Temer’s decision not to step down, despite allegations of direct involvement in the unfolding bribery scandal. Around 5,000 people marched in Rio de Janeiro, chanting “direct elections, now” and carrying … Continue reading

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“Brazil’s political class is in crisis as over 100 are investigated for corruption”

“Brazil’s Supreme Court has authorized an investigation of over 100 top politicians, implicating an entire swath of the country’s governing elite in a corruption probe that has tarnished the political system and threatened to derail the nation’s economic recovery. Nearly … Continue reading

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“Brazil police question officer about missing Greek ambassador: report”

” Brazilian authorities questioned a police officer overnight in connection with the apparent murder of Greece’s ambassador to Brazil, and investigated if the diplomat’s Brazilian wife was involved, local media reported on Friday.” https://ca.news.yahoo.com/brazil-police-officer-missing-greek-ambassador-report-140533760.html

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“Brazil’s Senate indicts Rousseff, opens impeachment trial”

“Brazil’s Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to indict President Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws and to begin an impeachment trial that is expected to oust her from office and end 13 years of rule by the Workers … Continue reading

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“UN atomic agency helping guard Rio Olympics from ISIS terror attack”

“EXPERTS from the United Nations have sent state-of-the art detection equipment to Brazil over fears suicidal terror nuts will target the Olympics with a devastating ‘dirty bomb’.” UN atomic agency helping guard Rio Olympics from ISIS terror attack This is ridiculous. If … Continue reading

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“Rio mayor: State doing a ‘terrible, horrible job’ before Olympics”

“A month before Rio welcomes thousands of visitors for the 2016 Olympic Games, the city’s mayor has lashed out at state officials over the policing of violent crime.… …The state’s police officers vented their anger last week with a sign … Continue reading

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“Brazil’s Rio state declares financial disaster before [Olympic] Games”

“The acting governor of Rio de Janeiro state has declared a state of financial disaster so he has more leeway to manage the state’s scarce resources [and in] less than two months Brazil hosts the Olympic Games… “The financial crisis … Continue reading

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