The acting governor of Brazil's federal district resigned this week in connection with a corruption scandal that has tarnished one of the main opposition parties and could affect the campaign of front-runner Jose Serra in this October's presidential race.
Brazilian president Lula da Silva condemned on Tuesday the United Nations Organization (UN) and its Security Council for not recognizing Argentina's sovereignty over the Malvinas/Falkland Islands.
An iron lady in Brazil’s future? Could be, if economist Dilma Rousseff, former guerrilla and known for her strong character and work capacity, nominated by the ruling Workers Party, PT, to succeed the charismatic Lula da Silva is victorious in Brazil’s 3 October presidential election.
Brazil’s ruling Workers Party (PT) as was anticipated, proclaimed on Saturday cabinet chief Dilma Rousseff as presidential candidate for the coming October 3 election. Party delegates nominated Ms Rousseff who had been hand picked by president Lula da Silva.
Brazil that is still holding back on its recognition of Honduras president Porfirio Lobo government is inching closer and said it would be “important” for the Central American country to return to the Organization of American States, OAS, once reconciliation measures become effective, according to a spokesperson from the Planalto Palace.
“The Great Transformation” project takes off this weekend when the Brazilian ruling party of President Lula da Silva will be nominating his hand-picked candidate for the October presidential election, none else than cabinet chief Dilma Rousseff, 62.
Brazilian presidential hopefuls took to the streets to join the country’s Carnival celebrations considered an excellent opportunity to have their names and faces known.
The world’s largest cargo aircraft and the largest fixed-wing, Russia’s Antonov AN 225 landed over the weekend in one of Sao Paulo’s airports, Guarulhos loaded with equipment for Brazil’s oil and gas government managed corporation Petrobras.
Rio do Janeiro's four-day Carnival officially kicks off Saturday with a long list of celebrities in town to watch the main event, which this year is dominated by a row over a seven-year-old girl joining the ranks of the sexy adult samba queens.
Brazilian government managed energy giant Petrobras announced this week that it has found oil at a well located in shallow waters of the Campos Basin. The find was made in waters just 200 meters deep and is near massive deposits in deeper areas of Campos, which is located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state and is the basin where 80% of Brazil’s oil is extracted.