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Tag: Brasilia

  • Tuesday, March 26th 2024 - 11:00 UTC

    Why did Bolsonaro spend two nights at Hungary's Embassy in Brasilia?

    Bolsonaro claimed he visits embassies regularly because he is unable to travel abroad since his passport was seized by the police

    Brazil's Federal Police (PF) are investigating why former President Jair Bolsonaro spent two nights at Hungary's Embassy last month, a fact that was disclosed by The New York Times, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Tuesday, January 9th 2024 - 11:45 UTC

    Lula wants exemplary punishments for those involved in Jan. 8 riots

    Monday was a day to “celebrate the victory of democracy over authoritarianism,” Lula said

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Monday that pardoning the coup plotters who staged the Jan. 8, 2023, uprising against the headquarters of all three branches of government in Brasilia would sound like impunity, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 10:21 UTC

    Brasilia rioters wanted to kill De Moraes, judge says

    De Moraes was to be assassinated in the most barbaric ways possible

    Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre de Moraes said the Jan. 8 rioters who seized the buildings of all three branches of government, wanted to hang him in the process. Those financing the uprising planned to convince the army to join a coup after the invasion of Congress, case rapporteur De Moraes explained in an interview with O Globo.

  • Tuesday, June 27th 2023 - 10:36 UTC

    Fernández thankful to his Brazilian friend Lula

    “Brazil and Bolivia criticized the British interference in our Malvinas Islands,” Fernández highlighted

    Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday told his Brazilian colleague Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva that “when you are in trouble you ask your friends for help and friends are always there,” it was reported. Both leaders met Monday in Brasilia to celebrate 200 years of bilateral relations.

  • Tuesday, May 30th 2023 - 23:49 UTC

    Amid controversy in Brasilia regarding Venezuela, Fernández holds bilateral talks with Maduro

    Nevertheless, other leaders at the Presidents’ meeting were critical with the presence of Maduro and the gesture Lula da Silva made on Monday

    The South American Presidents' Meeting held in Brasilia witnessed a series of controversial exchanges among regional leaders, highlighting the complexities surrounding the situation in Venezuela. In that context, Argentine President Alberto Fernández engaged in a bilateral meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, aiming to foster consensus and reinforce mechanisms for regional integration in Latin America.

  • Saturday, May 27th 2023 - 10:31 UTC

    Lula's Summit to gather 11 South American leaders in Brasilia

    In addition to the meeting, Lula is expected to have one-on-one encounters with some of his guests

    President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's “retreat” Summit scheduled for May 30 will gather 11 South American leaders, it was confirmed Friday in Brasilia. The presidents of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela have confirmed their presence. The only absence will be that of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte, who has internal legal impediments, it was reported. Instead, Prime Minister Alberto Otárola will be attending.

  • Wednesday, April 5th 2023 - 09:45 UTC

    New rules for demonstrations in Brasilia following Jan. 8 riots

    Demonstrations are guaranteed by the Federal Constitution, Secretary Sandro Avelar explained

    Authorities in the Brazilian capital (Federal District) announced the creation of a special security area in downtown Brasília, Agencia Brasil reported Tuesday. The measure provides rules for demonstrations in the federal capital and comes after the Jan. 8 riots for which hundreds of protesters are under investigation for allegedly seeking a military coup d'état to overthrow President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva.

  • Friday, March 17th 2023 - 08:02 UTC

    De Moraes releases another 129 Jan. 8 suspects

    Most suspects have been charged with lesser offenses but some of them are to be tried for attempted coup d'état

    Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes has Thursday ordered the release of another 129 people who were in custody for allegedly participating in the Jan. 8 riots in Brasilia. With this new ruling, 294 remain in prison (86 women and 208 men), while over 1,100 have been released, although they will remain under surveillance.

  • Thursday, March 9th 2023 - 10:13 UTC

    Brazilian women march against increase in femicides

    Eight women have been murdered so far in 2023 in Brasilia

    Brazilian women focused Wednesday during their annual March 8 march across the Federal District of Brasilia (DF) on the eight femicides already recorded so far this year in the country's capital, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Tuesday, January 17th 2023 - 10:57 UTC

    Bolsonaro regrets the riots in Brasília

    Some of his followers suggested Bolsonaro not to return to Brazil

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that he regretted the assault on the headquarters of the three branches of government staged in Brasilia by a group of his followers on Jan. 8.