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Montevideo, May 24th 2024 - 02:01 UTC

Tag: Lula da Silva

  • Wednesday, May 22nd 2024 - 09:52 UTC

    World hunger discussed in Brazil ahead of G20 Summit in Rio

    Tackling world hunger was added to the G20 agenda at the initiative of Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

    Specialists from the entire planet are discussing this week in the Brazilian city of Teresina a series of suggestions to tackle world hunger to be put forward during the Group's Summit later this year in Rio de Janeiro, Agencia Brasil reported.

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  • Monday, May 20th 2024 - 10:52 UTC

    Lula urges UK authorities not to extradite Assange

    Assange's possible extradition to the United States is to be decided upon Monday in London

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva called on British magistrates not to grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to the United States, which is to be decided upon in London on Monday, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Monday, May 6th 2024 - 10:20 UTC

    Federal gov't to rebuild Rio Grande do Sul's roads, says Lula

    “Bureaucracy will not stand in the way of us recovering the greatness of this state,” said Lula

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced Sunday that the Federal government would provide the funding for the reconstruction of every road in the State of Rio Grande do Sul destroyed by the storms, be them national or local, Agência Brasil reported. The head of state also pledged to reduce the bureaucracy involved in the work.

  • Wednesday, May 1st 2024 - 14:27 UTC

    Brazil: Heavy storms kill at least 5 in Rio Grande do Sul

    Lula told Leite that the Federal Government would help the State of Rio Grande do Sul through the crisis

    At least five people were killed and 18 others went missing on Tuesday as heavy rains hit some 77 municipalities in the Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul bordering Uruguay and Argentina. A total of 3,742 people were reported to have been affected, while 95 lost their homes and 6 were injured. Almost 300 people needed to be evacuated and taken to shelters.

  • Tuesday, April 30th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    President Lacalle Pou and other leaders send Pepe Mujica their support

    Pepe Mujica and Lacalle Pou have shared a close bond lately despite standing on opposing ends of the political arch

    Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Monday got in touch with his predecessor José 'Pepe' Mujica to offer all the help he might need after announcing earlier in the day that he had esophagus cancer. Lacalle telephoned Mujica at around 5 pm, it was reported in Montevideo.

  • Tuesday, April 30th 2024 - 10:22 UTC

    Brazil's TSE fines Lula's team for speaking evil of Bolsonaro in 2022

    Lula's campaign team had released a video on YouTube that was “certainly not beneficial to the candidate for re-election [Bolsonaro],” Justice Lucia wrote

    Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Monday imposed a R$ 250,000 (US$ 48,843.4) fine on President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and his team for boosting propaganda against his rival Jair Bolsonaro during the 2022 campaign.

  • Monday, April 29th 2024 - 10:27 UTC

    Embraer announces investment for new plant

    Embraer “has always been a source of pride for this country,” Lula stressed

    Brazilian Aircraft manufacturer Embraer, arguably the world's third-largest, plans to invest R$ 2 billion (about US$ 390 million) in a new plant this year, it was announced last week before President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. The manufacturer hired 1,500 new workers last year for a 19,000 labor force it had before the pandemic.

  • Monday, April 22nd 2024 - 12:38 UTC

    Copacabana packed with Bolsonarist demonstrators defending free speech from De Moraes

    Bolsonaro keeps drafting popular support as his situation before the courts worsens by the hour with every new testimony or finding

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took center stage Sunday during a major demonstration in Rio de Janeiro to defend the country from the attacks on freedom of expression by Supreme Federal Court Justice Alexandre De Moraes and many officials from the Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva administration. In addition to those of Brazil, many Israeli flags were displayed.

  • Thursday, April 18th 2024 - 10:31 UTC

    Petro suggests “life guarantees” for losers of Venezuela's elections

    It was the third one-on-one gathering between Lula and Petro

    During a meeting in Bogotá with his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Colombian President Gustavo Petro Wednesday suggested that a so-called “life guarantee” be created in Venezuela for those losing the July 28 elections under world scrutiny over transparency concerns, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Saturday, March 30th 2024 - 09:58 UTC

    Unusual criticism from Lula da Silva and Petro on Venezuela's presidential race controversy

    There have been several countries that have censured what happened with the exclusion of the two opposition leaders. But this time it has drawn attention that the governments of Colombia and Brazil

    Renowned South American political figures Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil, and Gustavo Petro, head of state of Colombia, have taken an unusual stance against Venezuela's government, criticizing its refusal to allow opposition candidate Corina Yoris to register for the upcoming presidential elections.