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Brazil's Former President Bolsonaro Indicted For Money Laundering And Diamond Scandal 1

Brazil’s Former President Bolsonaro Indicted For Money Laundering And Diamond Scandal

Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been indicted by the Federal Police for allegedly receiving undeclared diamonds from Saudi Arabia during his presidency, alongside charges of money laundering and criminal association. This marks his second indictment since leaving office, following accusations of falsifying his COVID-19 vaccination record. Bolsonaro denies any

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Israeli Intelligence Foils Hezbollah’s Plan To Attack Brazil

According to a tweet by PM Netanyahu’s office, Israeli Intelligence Mossad, along with Brazil’s Federal Police, foiled Hezbollah’s plan to attack Brazil. Israel’s secret agency, the Mossad, worked with Brazil’s Federal Police to stop Hezbollah-planned terrorist strikes. Two people who were connected to the terrorist organization were taken into custody

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‘Why Can’t We Trade In Our Own Currencies?’: Brazil’s Lula Ask

Brazil’s president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, asked, “Why can’t we trade in our own currencies?” The US dollar’s role as world’s primary reserve currency for global trade was challenged at a finance summit in Paris by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

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With Bows And Spears, Indigenous ‘warriors’ Defend The Amazon

Indigenous “warriors,” consisting of young men from the Amazon village of Sao Luis, patrol the Javari River while defending their territory using bows and spears. In a remote pocket of the Brazilian Amazon under siege from illegal fishermen, poachers, loggers and drug traffickers, Indigenous people have taken it upon themselves

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Outrage At Google ‘Slavery Simulation’ Game

A game named “Simulador de Escravidão,” or “Slavery Simulator,” was taken down by Google Play on Wednesday following outrage in Brazil. For about a month, Google Play users in Brazil could download a game that simulated what the South American nation looked like in the 1600s — a Portuguese colony

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As Lula Becomes Brazil’s President Bolsonaro Flees to Florida

As Lula Becomes Brazil’s President, Bolsonaro Flees to Florida

Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right former president of Brazil, has fled to Florida for at least a month following his defeat in the presidential election in October. He faces several investigations related to his time in office and has suggested that he is the victim of political persecution by Brazil’s left

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Ultra Processed Food Linked To Cognitive Decline

A new study published in JAMA Neurology by a research team led by Natalia Gomes Gonçalves of the Department of Pathology at the University of Sao Paulo Medical School in Sao Paulo, Brazil, said that ultra-processed foods can be linked to cognitive decline.

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