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Brasilia

Brazil’s Bolsonaro appoints active-duty general as chief of staff

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had picked Army General Walter Braga for his chief of staff, cutting links to political parties in his closest circle of advisors that are now all military men. FILE PHOTO: Brazilian Army General Walter Souza Braga Netto (R)…
bubmag
February 13, 2020
Brasilia

Brazil prosecutors seek to remove ex-missionary from indigenous post

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors sought on Tuesday to reverse a controversial decision by Brazil’s right-wing government to appoint a former evangelical missionary to protect isolated and recently contacted indigenous tribes in the Amazon. The prosecutors cited a conflict of interest in the appointment of Ricardo Lopes Dias as head…
bubmag
February 11, 2020
Brasilia

Brazilian judge holds off indicting U.S. journalist Greenwald

BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge indicted six people accused of hacking the phones of prosecutors in the country’s biggest corruption case on Thursday, but held off “for now” on accepting cybercrimes charges against U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald. FILE PHOTO: Author and journalist Glenn Greenwald speaks to the audience at…
bubmag
February 6, 2020
Brasilia

UFC Brasilia Poster Released For ‘Lee Vs Oliveira’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently released the official fight poster for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 170 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on ESPN+, which takes place Sat., March 14, 2020 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil. Headliners Kevin Lee and Charles Oliveira are front and center, as expected.…
bubmag
February 5, 2020
Brasilia

UFC Brasilia fight poster released

Lightweight headliners Kevin Lee and Charles Oliveira are featured in the poster for the UFC’s first event in Brazil this year. Welterweight veterans and submission experts Demian Maia and Gilbert Burns are second-billed on the poster, released on Monday by t…
bubmag
February 4, 2020