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Tehran Summons Brazilian Envoy after Bolsonaro’s Remarks on Soleimani

TEHRAN/BRASILIA – The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Brazil’s chargé d’affaires in Tehran after President Jair Bolsonaro expressed support for the US assassination of Lieutenant-General Qassem Soleimani. “We inform you that Brazil’s chargé d’affaires in Tehran, and representatives of other countries that spoke about the events in Baghdad, were summoned by the Iranian Foreign Ministry, within […]

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Rival in 2022? Moro is more popular than Bolsonaro, research reveals

Justice and Public Safety Minister Sergio Moro is more popular than President Jair Bolsonaro, according to a poll published Monday by Datafolha. According to the survey, “53% rate their [ministry] administration as good, another 23% rate it as fair and 21% rate it as poor,” while the president has more modest rates: 30% rate his […]

Brazil’s honeymoon with the US is over too soon

After a year of seeking a stronger rapprochement with the US, Brazil continues to be the target of President Donald Trump’s few friends’ policy, raising questions about the real advantages of this partnership. On Monday, US President Donald Trump announced the restoration of tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Brazil and Argentina, countries that […]

HILARIOUS: Bolsonaro Claims DiCaprio Paid for Amazon Forest Fires

BRASILIA – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused, without providing evidence, Hollywood actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio of financing nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon rainforest this year. The far-right leader appeared to be commenting on social media postings claiming that the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) environmental organization […]

The 21st century is the century of Africa

Just as Latin America was a major center of opportunity in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, it is possible to say that the 21st century is the century of Africa, claims economist Igor de Lucena of the Brazil Africa Institute. In an interview with Sputnik Brasil on Wednesday, the second and last day […]

Russian arms exporter proposes security technologies to Brazil

BRASILIA – Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport has offered its potential customers in Brazil an integrated urban security technology and critical facilities. The head of the corporation’s marketing department, Sergei Larkin, presented at the meeting of the Russian and Brazilian investment forum held in Brasilia the project of a safe and smart city. This project […]