Saturday, April 4, 2020

Tag: President Dilma Rousseff

Brazil, Jamaica Ramp Up Efforts to Raise...

If you visit the official Brazilian government website of www.brasil.gov.br, you will probably wonder if it has been hacked. The site, it seems, has...

Afro-Brazilian Models Slam Racism in Brazil’s Fashion...

Some 40 models of African descent, most of them women, staged a topless protest in Rio de Janeiro against the low presence of Afro-Brazilians...

Brazilian President Wants 20% of Government Jobs...

BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil's president says she'll ask congress to pass legislation to reserve 20 percent of the nation's government jobs for  its Black...

Brazil’s President Snubs Obama Over NSA Spying

 Brazil's President, Dilma Rousseff, has postponed a state visit to Washington after allegations that the National Security Agency had targeted her emails and phone calls. BBC reports...

Over a Million Brazilians Protest Government Spending...

A huge, amorphous, leaderless protest movement of more than one million people has spread across Brazil, hitting more than 100 cities to oppose rising...