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Montevideo, September 26th 2022 - 22:57 UTC

Tag: Pernambuco

  • Wednesday, June 1st 2022 - 10:51 UTC

    Six new bodies rise Pernambuco death toll to 106

    There are still 10 people missing and bad weather is forecast to continue

    Brazilian rescue agents have retrieved six more bodies of people who lost their lives during last week's severe rainstorms in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, thus rising to death toll to 106, Agencia Brasil reported Tuesday. Ten others remain listed as “missing.”

  • Monday, May 30th 2022 - 09:41 UTC

    Bolsonaro going to Pernambuco as death toll from storms keeps rising

    The Recife tragedy comes two and a half months after rainfall killed more than 230 people in Petrópolis

    Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Sunday announced he would be traveling first thing Monday to Recife to see for himself the devastation caused by yet another rainstorm in the country's northeast, which has left at least 84 dead, and over 50 missing as figures are updated constantly.

  • Thursday, September 19th 2013 - 21:23 UTC

    Brazilian presidential hopeful steps down from Rousseff’s coalition

    Pernambuco governor Eduardo Campos was the most highly rated in a recent poll

    Eduardo Campos, one of Brazil's most popular state governors, came one step closer to a presidential bid this week when his party withdrew from President Dilma Rousseff's seventeen parties’ coalition government. The Brazilian Socialist Party decided to pull its two ministers from Rousseff's cabinet to give Campos freedom to run in elections in October 2014.