Brazil’s Federal Police (PF) Wednesday arrested two suspects in Sao Paulo in connection with plans to stage “terrorist acts” against the Jewish community in the South American country. Behind the plot was reported to be the terrorist group Hezbollah, according to Israeli secret service Mossad sources quoted by local media.
Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva appointed Antonio Paulo Vogel de Medeiros as Deputy Sports Minister, it was reported Tuesday. The news became relevant since Medeiros worked as the executive secretary (second-in-command) at the Education Ministry under former President Jair Bolsonaro and even served as acting Minister between 2019 and 2020 following the departure of staunch Bolsonarist Abraham Wintraub.
Brazilian authorities Wednesday extended for 180 days a declaration of animal health emergency nationwide due to avian influenza, Agencia Brasil reported. The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock adopted the measure due to the identification of outbreaks of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus, mainly in wild birds.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), global chicken meat exports are expected to reach at least 14 million tons next year, marking a 2.91% growth compared to this year’s exports.
A nationwide survey carried out between Oct. 20 and 23 showed 57% of Brazilians believed that the indictment of former President Jair Bolsonaro was the correct decision by the Joint Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPMI) delving into the case of the Jan. 8 riots in Brasilia where the headquarters of ll three branches of government were attacked.
According to a study released Monday, small businesses account for 71% of the jobs created in Brazil until September this year, Agencia Brasil reported. The document showed some 1.5 million work opportunities had been opened nationwide, 211,764 of them formal.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s Workers’ Party (PT) announced it would support Argentina’s Economy Minister Sergio Massa against Libertarian Congressman Javier Milei in the Nov. 19 runoff.
Substitute John Kennedy gave Fluminense a crucial 2-1 win over Argentina's Boca Juniors on Saturday to secure the Rio de Janeiro club's first Libertadores Cup title in a cliffhanger final at the legendary Maracana stadium.
After extraction in September this year reached 4.666 million barrels of oil equivalent per day, authorities in South America's largest country spoke of record oil and gas production, Agencia Brasil reported citing oil authority ANP sources.
Directors of football clubs Fluminense of Brazil and Boca Juniors of Argentina launched an appeal against violence after brawls between fans in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the Libertadores Cup final to be played Saturday at the legendary Maracana Stadium, Agencia Brasil reported.