Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro must pay some US$ 10,000 in compensation for collective moral damage after having offended journalists while in office, a court of appeals ruled last week on a case filed in 2021 by the Union of Journalists of São Paulo.
Christine Lagarde from the European Central Bank, Agustín Carstens, General Manager of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), and Mark Carney, former Governor of the Bank of England (BoE), among other recognized world central bankers will be attending a Brazilian Central Bank seminar on central banks past and present challenges to take place in Sao Paulo on May 19th.
Authorities in the Brazilian state of São Paulo Wednesday said that the death toll from last weekend's heavy rains and subsequent mudslides had reached 48 as relief teams are still looking for the 40 people still missing, particularly in the mountain of mud formed by the mudslides in the beach resort of Barra do Sahy.
Brazil's National Secretariat for Protection and Civil Defense Friday recognized Friday in documents published in the Diário Oficial da União (Official Gazette) that a situation of emergency existed in storm-hit Araraquara, in the state of São Paulo, Agencia Brasil reported.
At least seven people have been killed in one week in the Brazilian state of São Paulo due to heavy rains, Agencia Brasil reported Friday. Five of the victims belonged to the same family in the city of Araraquara.
Governor-elect of São Paulo state, Tarcísio de Freitas, is hoping to have a direct conversation with president-elect Lula da Silva and the future Minister of Ports, Márcio França, to try to convince the new federal administration to move forward with the auction of the Port of Santos, the largest and busiest in Latin America.
São Paulo's Congonhas Airport saw thousands of travelers cramming through the halls as operations were delayed for an average of 9 hours Sunday after a small-size aircraft suffered an accident that prevented the main runway from being used.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva has warned that even if he beats the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in next Sunday's elections or in the Oct. 30 runoff, the far-right movement sparked by the retired Army captain (Bolsonarismo) “will continue to exist.”
The Spanish company Aena has been granted the management of São Paulo's old airport of Congonhas for the next 30 years after being the only company to submit a bid, it was reported Thursday.
Brazil Tuesday started using the facial biometric passenger boarding system for air shuttle (Ponte Aereo) passengers between Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo and the Santos Dumont terminal in downtown Rio de Janeiro.