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Pilot survives 38 days in Amazon jungle after crash

Brazilian pilot Antonio Sena speaks to AFP at his home in Brasilia, Brazil, on April 7. BRASíLIA: Antonio Sena was flying a single-prop Cessna 210 over the Brazilian Amazon when the engine suddenly stopped, leaving him minutes to find a spot in the jungle to crash-land. He survived with no…
bubmag
April 9, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil names new military chiefs amid tensions with Bolsonaro

Author of the article: BRASILIA — Brazil’s Defense Ministry on Wednesday named three new commanders of its armed forces, a day after the previous chiefs were sacked amid rising tensions over President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempts to meddle in the military. Paulo Sergio Nogueira de Oliveira will take over the army,…
bubmag
March 31, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil officials warn clash looms between Indigenous, miners

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - A potential clash is looming in northern Brazil between the Munduruku people and mining prospectors armed with rifles and handguns who have intruded into Indigenous lands in the Tapajós River basin of Para state, federal prosecutors warned Saturday. Officials in the Federal Prosecutor’s Office in Para…
bubmag
March 20, 2021
Brasilia

Novas Frequências x Fact: Drendiela – Tempo Circular

An audiovisual collage reflecting the nature of time from Brazilian experimental musician Drendiela. In the third of a series of works from Brazilian festival Novas Frequências’s 2020 programme, Fact presents Tempo Circular, an audiovisual work by Drendiela, an electronic artist based in Brasília. Although Drendiela has been making experimental sound collages…
bubmag
March 12, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil stocks to stay skittish in coming weeks over budget wrangling

BUENOS AIRES/BRASILIA/MEXICO CITY — B razil’s stock market will remain nervous in coming weeks as officials wrangle over budget measures to support the country’s poorest amid a local coronavirus pandemic that has surpassed 10 million cases, a Reuters poll found. Brazilian equities were broadly predicted to soar almost 17% from…
bubmag
February 25, 2021