Crusader judge tests the limits of freedom of speech in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — With his Batman-like dress, athletic build and bald head, Brazil’s Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes is an imposing figure. For some, his actions from the couch are more intimidating. Whether investigating former President Jair Bolsonaro, arresting protesters on scant evidence or banning his far-right supporters from social media, de Moraes … Read more

Argentina and Brazil are discussing a common currency. Don’t hold your breath

London CNN — South America’s two largest economies are starting talks to create a common currency. Analysts are sceptical. Brazilian President Luiz Inacio “Lula” da Silva and Argentine President Alberto Fernández wrote in a joint piece published in Argentina’s newspaper Perfil Sunday that they wanted to promote greater integration between the two neighbors. The pair … Read more

Brazil-Argentina Summit Focuses on Trade, Economic Integration | Business and economics news

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has arrived in Argentina for a summit where the two countries will work towards stronger trade ties. Lula’s arrival on Monday came after he and Argentine leader Alberto Fernandez published a joint article saying their push for greater economic integration included studies of a common South American currency. … Read more

Brazil declares a state of emergency over the death of Yanomami children from malnutrition

BRASILIA: Brazil’s health ministry has declared a medical emergency in the Yanomami area, the country’s largest indigenous reservation bordering Venezuela, following reports of children dying from malnutrition and other illnesses caused by illegal gold mining. A decree published on Friday (January 20) by the incoming government of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said the … Read more

Brazil’s Lula is working to reverse deforestation in the Amazon region

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Shaking a traditional rattle, Brazil’s new head of Indigenous Affairs recently walked all corners of the agency’s headquarters — even the coffee room — enlisting the help of ancestors in a ritual cleansing. The ritual held additional significance for Joenia Wapichana, Brazil’s first indigenous woman to command the agency charged … Read more

Brazil’s Lula fires army chief after capital uprising by far-right protesters – National

By Carla Bridi The associated press Posted January 21, 2023 3:51 PM Reduce the font size of the article Increase the font size of the article President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fired Brazil’s army chief on Saturday over concerns over threats to the country’s democracy following the Jan. 8 uprising by far-right protesters in … Read more

George Santos admits to dressing up as a woman, but denies being a drag queen

Lying Rep. Long Island’s George Santos eventually admitted to dressing as a woman in the past, though he denied being a “drag queen” on Saturday when he spoke to reporters at LaGuardia Airport. “No, I wasn’t a drag queen in Brazil, guys. I was young and I was having fun at a festival. Sue me … Read more

‘Hottest Grandma’ Reveals Downside To Attention From Younger Men

Andrea Sunshine posted a racy photo to Instagram in a barely-there bikini and knows she’s about to receive a deluge of messages. The 53-year-old grandmother has become used to men half her age trying to initiate conversations with her. Whether they’re at the gym or following her on Instagram – where she has 200,000 followers … Read more

‘Hottest Grandma’ Reveals Downside To Attention From Younger Men

Andrea Sunshine posted a racy photo to Instagram in a barely-there bikini and knows she’s about to receive a deluge of messages. The 53-year-old grandmother has become used to men half her age trying to initiate conversations with her. Whether they’re at the gym or following her on Instagram – where she has 200,000 followers … Read more

Brazil president fires army chief after January 8 riots: report

The move comes days after Lula removed several dozen soldiers from his security detail. (File) Brazil: Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has sacked the country’s army chief Julio Cesar de Arruda in the wake of riots earlier this month by supporters of former leader Jair Bolsonaro, military sources told AFP on Saturday. Arruda … Read more