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Tag: Sao Paulo

  • Friday, August 4th 2023 - 10:20 UTC

    Brazil's black movement calls for end to Operation Shield

    “The residents are absolutely frightened, terrified,” said Elaine Mineiro

    After police action resulted in the killing of at least 16 people in Guarujá, where extra-judiciary executions are also said to have taken place, members of the South American country's black movement staged a demonstration Thursday in front of the Public Security Secretariat (SSP) in downtown São Paulo, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Thursday, August 3rd 2023 - 10:07 UTC

    Random executions reported in Brazilian State of São Paulo

    The Public Security Secretariat has maintained there is no evidence of these allegations

    Brazilian Military Police (PM) forces have allegedly committed extra-judiciary executions during Operation Shield in the past few days in the city of Guarujá, on the coast of São Paulo, Agencia Brasil reported Wednesday. The officers randomly killed people identified as former prison inmates or with a police record, according to residents of the neighborhoods where the deaths occurred.

  • Wednesday, August 2nd 2023 - 10:35 UTC

    Ten killed in controversial police raid in Brazilian State of São Paulo

    “I am extremely satisfied with the police action,” said Governor De Freitas.

    Brazilian authorities in the State of São Paulo confirmed ten people had died in a law enforcement operation following the murder of 30-year-old Military Police officer Patrick Bastos Reis. Commissioner Antônio Sucupira of Guarujá's Civil Police said two other people died Monday after Governor Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas had spoken of eight casualties. Ten others were arrested, including the suspected shooter, it was reported.

  • Monday, May 29th 2023 - 10:19 UTC

    Bolsonaro has offended all journalists, São Paulo court rules

    According to the plaintiffs, the former president's statements were given “in a hostile, disrespectful, and humiliating manner”

    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.

  • Wednesday, May 17th 2023 - 11:09 UTC

    Leading world central bankers to meet in Sao Paulo to address “past and present challenges”

    The event will address the obstacles central banks are confronting concerning their mandates, monetary policy frameworks, autonomy, and price and financial stability. R

    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.

  • Thursday, February 23rd 2023 - 10:07 UTC

    São Paulo mudslides: death toll reaches 48

    Residents of Barra do Sahy said they did not receive any warning about the risk of landslides

    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.

  • Friday, January 6th 2023 - 19:15 UTC

    Brazil's Federal Gov't recognizes emergency in inner São Paulo state

    The emergency declaration helps avoid red tape in the allocation of relief funds

    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.

  • Friday, December 30th 2022 - 19:34 UTC

    Heavy rains kill seven people in São Paulo state, one still missing

    So far in December, 13 deaths were recorded statewide as a result of the rains while three people are still missing

    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.

  • Tuesday, December 27th 2022 - 09:45 UTC

    State of Sao Paulo insists in privatization of the Port of Santos

    Under the Tarciso de Freitas plan, the state-owned Santos Port Authority (SPA),  would be fully privatized. This is what the PT administration does not want.

    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.

  • Tuesday, October 11th 2022 - 10:00 UTC

    Minor accident disrupts operations at a Sao Paulo airport for a day

    A dozen other flights were canceled Monday or had long delays

    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.