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Brazilian state asks Supreme Tribunal to “temporarily” close border with Venezuela

Saturday, April 14th 2018 - 11:22 UTC
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The governor of Brazil’s northern state of Roraima on Friday asked the Supreme Federal Tribunal for permission to temporarily close the only land border crossing with neighboring Venezuela to halt the massive and disorderly arrival of refugees. But Brazil’s President Michel Temer, attending the Summit of the Americas in Lima, said closing the border was “unthinkable.” Read full article

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  • Brasileiro

    I hope Brazil is on the right side of the coming war.

    Brazil is the people, not the governments!

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 11:34 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • :o))

    It's time; the Brazilians go to Venezuela - as REFUGEES!

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 01:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    There is no man in that piece of Brazil. Venezuelans are welcome.

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 02:27 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • :o))

    The Brazilians too are equally WELCOME to Venezuela!

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 02:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    I'm a nationalist. An ant builds more nationalism than a wealthy mansion.

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 02:45 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Jack Bauer

    @Brasileiro Lulla Idiota
    The name suits you.

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 05:13 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • :o))

    @JB:

    :o))))

    Apr 15th, 2018 - 11:27 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Jack Bauer

    @:o))
    The Brasileiro Lulla Idiota says “An ant builds more nationalism than a wealthy mansion”...

    Perhaps he was referring to our ex-PresidANTA.....don't know what she built, but sure know what she destroyed.

    Apr 15th, 2018 - 07:36 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Enrique Massot

    Meanwhile, thousands marched in Rio streets demanding justice for Marielle Franco, one month after her assassination.

    Marielle, who was born and raised in Maré, one of the poorest favelas in Rio, was well known for her denunciations of Police brutality and a vocal critic of the federal intervention in relation to security decreed by the government, which gave the control of the area in the hands of the military one month before her slaying.

    April 13, Amnesty International renewed its calls to Brazilian authorities to give priority to the resolution of Marielle's case.

    Unfortunately, we know this sort of crimes rarely get solved. Why? Think the worst of hypothesis and you'll be right.

    Apr 16th, 2018 - 06:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    @Enrique Lulla Massot
    “Unfortunately, we know this sort of crimes rarely get solved.”

    Wouldn't be so sure.

    Apr 16th, 2018 - 08:31 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • :o))

    @JB

    Brasileiro Lulla forms the same Ignorant & Brainwashed Majority [unfortunately] which I ALWAYS refer to.

    Apr 17th, 2018 - 12:06 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Jack Bauer

    @:o))
    Brasshole Lulla Idiota is not alone...he has two faithful followers, abroad.

    Apr 17th, 2018 - 03:28 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • :o))

    @JB


    REF: “he has two faithful followers, abroad”:

    Abroad - must be basking in luxury in Venezuela! :o))))

    Apr 18th, 2018 - 12:10 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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