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Military display rolls into Brazil capital before tense vote

1of15An armored vehicle drives past Congressional buildings as part of a convoy after it passed by Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. The convoy paraded by the palace on Tuesday, the day of a key congressional vote on a constitutional reform proposal supported by Bolsonaro that…
bubmag
August 11, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil's Bolsonaro says oil company Petrobras will pay for free LPG

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday evening that state-controlled company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, known as Petrobras, has 3 billion reais ($575.5 million) to fund free LPG bottles to low-income people that cannot afford them. Liquified petroleum gas (LPG) bottles are used for cooking mainly by low-income…
bubmag
July 31, 2021
Brasilia

Fire erupts at warehouse of Brazil’s national film institute

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A government warehouse storing movies, documents and antique projectors from Brazil's film industry caught fire Thursday night in Sao Paulo. BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A government warehouse storing movies, documents and antique projectors from Brazil's film industry caught fire Thursday night in Sao Paulo. The fire…
bubmag
July 30, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil’s public debt jumps in June, cash buffer at record high

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Author of the article: Article content BRASILIA — Brazil’s federal public debt rose 3% in June from the month before to 5.33 trillion reais ($1.03 trillion), the Treasury said on Wednesday, adding that its emergency cash buffer surged to…
bubmag
July 28, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil’s Bolsonaro given all-clear to leave hospital

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Author of the article: Article content BRASILIA — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro received the all-clear on Sunday to leave the Sao Paulo hospital where he has been since Wednesday undergoing treatment for complications following a near-fatal 2018 stabbing. The…
bubmag
July 18, 2021
Brasilia

Brazil leader with hiccups visits hospital

After 10 straight days of hiccups, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been admitted to a hospital with what doctors say is an intestinal obstruction that could require emergency surgery. Bolsonaro, 66, was admitted to the Armed Forces Hospital in the capital of Brasilia early on Wednesday and was "feeling well,"…
bubmag
July 14, 2021
Brasilia

Paddy Pimblett gets UFC debut in September

Anyone who has followed the UK MMA scene for longer than a minute has almost certainly heard of Paddy Pimblett. The ‘Baddy’ first appeared on the UK MMA scene back in 2012, at the young age of 17. Over the first four years of his MMA career he ran out…
bubmag
July 9, 2021