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Montevideo, March 22nd 2023 - 04:13 UTC

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  • Friday, March 17th 2023 - 10:18 UTC

    Lula and Abdo discuss Itaipú, Unasur, and UE deal

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva Thursday told his Paraguayan colleague Mario Abdo Benítez about his intentions to reorganize Unasur and reinforce Mercosur's unity. Lula and Abdo met at the Itaipu hydroelectric power plant in Foz do Iguazú.

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  • 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.

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  • Wednesday, March 15th 2023 - 09:58 UTC

    Lula insists on demarcating indigenous lands in Amazon rainforest

    If there is gold in the indigenous land of Roraima, no one has the right to take it out without the authorization of the indigenous people of Brazil, Lula said.

    President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva Tuesday pledged to expand the indigenous territories in northeast Brazil in a move to expel organized crime groups extracting natural resources from those areas.

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  • Friday, March 10th 2023 - 10:41 UTC

    Scioli asks Brazil to bring down barriers and even up the trade balance

    Argentina has had a trade deficit with Brazil for the past two decades and Scioli sought too reverse that trend

    Buenos Aires' Ambassador to Brazil Daniel Scioli Thursday asked the local administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva to even up the trade balance between the two countries because it has been negative from Argentina's side for the past two decades.

  • Tuesday, March 7th 2023 - 09:23 UTC

    Lula gets call from King Charles III

    Lula and Charles had met in 2009 when the then-Prince of Wales visited the Planalto Palace

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva Monday held a telephone conversation with King Charles III to discuss environmental issues and bilateral ties, Agencia Brasil reported. The call took place around 3:30 pm Brazilian time and was included in the agenda released by the Planalto Palace.

  • Saturday, March 4th 2023 - 09:09 UTC

    Lula tells Zelenski once again that Brazil wants to mediate with Russia

    Lula insisted on his idea of a “peace club” while Zelenski believes his stance is not fully understood

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva Friday told his Ukrainian colleague Volodymyr Zelenski once again through a video conference that the South American country was willing to broker a peaceful solution with Russia.

  • Saturday, March 4th 2023 - 08:38 UTC

    Mujica wants the region to stand together and break medical patents

    “It is not about being right or left, it is about not being stupid,” Mujica told attendees of a conference in Brasilia

    Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica called all South American countries this week to stand together and break patents on vaccines and medicines. He made those remarks from the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, where he attended a gathering with President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and other local authorities.

  • Wednesday, March 1st 2023 - 08:11 UTC

    Iranian warships dock in Rio de Janeiro until March 4

    The naval units are in South America at the same time Iran was reported to have enriched uranium barely below the levels needed to build an atomic bomb

    Two Iranian warships have been cleared to dock at Rio de Janeiro during the weekend despite pressure from the United States, it was reported. The warships IRIS Makran and IRIS Dena arrived Sunday morning, Rio's port authority said in a statement.

  • Saturday, February 25th 2023 - 10:58 UTC

    Lula determined to form Peace Club to end Ukraine conflict

    Lula is to discuss his initiative with Zelensky shortly, it was reported

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva launched Friday through social media a negotiated peace proposal for the one-tear-old war in Ukraine which has consequences the world over.

  • Saturday, February 25th 2023 - 10:22 UTC

    Being President only gave Bolsonaro “problems”

    Bolsonaro will not be returning to Brazil before CPAC alongside his friend Trump

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said the mission God entrusted him with was not over and he was therefore calculating his next steps. Regarding his term as head of state, the retired Army captain said “it was an experience that I understand as a mission and if He understands it that way, I believe that mission is not over yet.” Bolsonaroo made those remarks during a speech at an evangelical church in Orlando. “He knows the right time for everything,” he said, receiving an “amen” from the audience.