Home » Posts Tagged "Brazil"

Tag Archives: Brazil

Brazilian tribes back manifesto to save Amazon habitat from Bolsonaro

19 January 2020, 10:22 AM

Leaders of native tribes in Brazil issued a rallying call to protect the Amazon rain forest and its indigenous people from what they called the “genocide, ethnocide and ecocide” planned by the country’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro.

Brazil removes culture secretary after video echoes Goebbels

18 January 2020, 8:56 AM

Brazil’s Culture Secretary Roberto Alvim was sacked on Friday after posting a video in which he appeared to copy a speech by Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels.


Brazil’s Supreme Court overturns censorship of Netflix show

10 January 2020, 3:00 PM

Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an injunction against Netflix Inc that had prevented the video streaming service from showing a domestically-made controversial Christmas special that depicts Jesus as gay.


Nine people trampled to death at a party in Brazil

1 December 2019, 8:01 PM

Nine people were trampled to death early on Sunday after two suspects being chased by Brazilian police entered a party with roughly 5 000 people, according to a police statement.

Brazil’s president accuses actor DiCaprio of financing Amazon fires, offers no evidence

30 November 2019, 4:06 PM

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed on Friday that Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio financed fires being set in the Amazon rainforest, without presenting any evidence.



SABC © 2020