The decommissioned Brazilian navy air carrier Sao Paulo, originally the Foch, a French Clemenceau-class carrier, built in the late 1950s and commissioned in 1963 is being towed back to Rio do Janeiro, unable to reach Turkey to be scrapped.
An Airbus A330-200 from AirTanker, on contract with the Royal Air Force (RAF), has reportedly made an unscheduled landing at the Galeao airport in Rio do Janeiro. The aircraft took off from the Falkland Islands on Friday (09/09) afternoon, on a regular flight to Brize Norton, with a stopover in Cape Verde, but ended in Rio.
The Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul has signed a three-year memorandum of understanding with Neoenergia, a subsidiary of the Spanish giant electricity energy corporation Iberdrola, for the development of offshore wind power, plus a project for the production of green hydrogen.
The public hearing for the privatization of Brazil's largest and most dynamic port terminal has been again postponed, for a third time, following on an announcement from the Brazilian National Social Development Bank (BNDES). The purpose of such an action, referred to the Port of Santos, is to give time to more recommendations from the private sector to improve tender conditions.
Brazilian authorities Sunday confirmed two more bodies had been retrieved after a boat sank Thursday morning near Cotijuba Island, in Belém, but it was not until this weekend that the accident has been reported.
Brazilian scientists have expressed their concern over a recurrent attitude among parents who have ceased to vaccinate their children against diseases that have been eradicated but which might return without proper care.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva likened the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro's Independence Day parade (Sept. 7) to a Ku Klux Klan show in which the current head of state just lacked the hood.
Former US President Donald Trump expressed his full support for the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil's elections to be held next month, because he “is a wonderful man and has my complete and total endorsement.”
Empresa Brasil de Comunicação (EBC) and the Post Office launched a stamp on Sept. 7 in Rio de Janeiro marking the 100th anniversary of the first radio broadcast in the country, exactly one century after the Declaration of Independence.
Jair Bolsonaro Wednesday presided over the festivities marking the 200th Anniversary of Brazil's Independence from Portugal and seized the opportunity to fire a verbal diatribe against Workers' Party (PT) leader Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva. whom he shall face in next month's elections.