Brazil interim gov’t under fire in wake of leaked recording

Brazil interim gov’t under fire in wake of leaked recording

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Brazil’s interim government came under fire Monday as a secret recording emerged of the new planning minister discussing a purported pact to push for President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment to stall a huge corruption probe that … Read Full Story

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Phone tap adds to pressure on Brazil’s interim president

Phone tap adds to pressure on Brazil’s interim president

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – A leaked recording of a phone conversation is adding to pressure on Brazil’s acting President Michel Temer.

The recording made public Monday shows one of his closest advisers telling a company president that impeaching President … Read Full Story

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Bank economist picked for Brazil central bank governor

Bank economist picked for Brazil central bank governor

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Ilan Goldfajn, the chief economist at the Itau Unibanco bank, was named to head Brazil’s central bank Tuesday amid the country’s worst economic crisis in decades.

Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said Goldfajn would announce other … Read Full Story

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Brazil president blasts critics, vows to fight impeachment

Brazil president blasts critics, vows to fight impeachment

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) – Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff vowed Thursday to use “all legal means” to fight permanent ouster in an impeachment trial, raising the specter of continued political turmoil as interim leader Michel Temer tries to rescue a … Read Full Story

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2 men in line for Brazilian presidency accused of corruption

2 men in line for Brazilian presidency accused of corruption

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) – The impeachment proceedings against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff have put a spotlight on endemic corruption in the ranks of lawmakers. Some 60 percent of the 594 legislators in both chambers of Congress are being investigated for … Read Full Story

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Annulment in Brazil impeachment drama is reversed

Annulment in Brazil impeachment drama is reversed

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – The acting leader of the lower house of Congress has reversed a controversial decision that would have annulled a key vote in the impeachment process against President Dilma Rousseff, the interim speaker’s spokesman said TuesdayRead Full Story

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Local author honors Cape Verdean culture through poetry collection

Local author honors Cape Verdean culture through poetry collection

DARTMOUTH — Drawing from memories and lived experience, West Falmouth author Jarita Davis has published a collection of poems offering a window into the culture of her Cape Verdean ancestors and a reflection of their sense of identity, often shaped … Read Full Story

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Brazil’s VP says he will not be a candidate in 2018

Brazil’s VP says he will not be a candidate in 2018

SÃO PAULO (AP) – The man in line to become Brazil’s next head of state if President Dilma Rousseff is impeached says he won’t run for the presidency in 2018 when Rousseff’s term comes to an end.

Vice President Michel … Read Full Story

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Brazil president ducks scandal talk, impeachment at UN

Brazil president ducks scandal talk, impeachment at UN

NEW YORK (AP) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff alluded only briefly to the political crisis rocking her government during an address before the United Nationson Friday, slipping in a mention at a signing ceremony for the Paris Agreement … Read Full Story

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Possible next Brazil leader is dealmaker and scandal-tainted

Possible next Brazil leader is dealmaker and scandal-tainted

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – The man who may become Brazil’s next president is almost as unpopular as the leader facing impeachment now, and stained by scandals of his own.

Vice President Michel Temer, who hasn’t won an election on … Read Full Story

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Rio contest offers a room with an Olympic view

Rio contest offers a room with an Olympic view

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Talk about a room with a view. Make that an Olympic view.

The room in question is the prize in a publicity event put on by Airbnb, a sponsor of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.… Read Full Story

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Fights loom after Brazil’s lower chamber OKs impeachment

Fights loom after Brazil’s lower chamber OKs impeachment

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) – For the second time in under a quarter century, Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies voted to open impeachment proceedings against a democratically elected leader, dealing a devastating blow to President Dilma Rousseff, whose left-leaning Workers’ Party came … Read Full Story

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Brazil lower house OKs impeaching president, sends to Senate

Brazil lower house OKs impeaching president, sends to Senate

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) – Brazil’s lower house of Congress voted late Sunday to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, delivering a major blow to a long-embattled leader who repeatedly argued that the push against her was a “coup.”

Rousseff is accused of … Read Full Story

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Teste seus conhecimentos sobre Leonardo da Vinci

Teste seus conhecimentos sobre Leonardo da Vinci
Nesta sexta-feira completa 564 anos do nascimento do gênio






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Diretores e elenco refletem sobre o divertido ‘Ave, César!’

Diretores e elenco refletem sobre o divertido ‘Ave, César!’
Longa é dirigido pelos irmãos Coen






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SP-Arte registra R$ 180 milhões em vendas

SP-Arte registra R$ 180 milhões em vendas
Feira que encerrou sua 12ª edição no domingo, 10, superou expectativas em ano de crise política e econômica






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‘Nós criamos a pílula do câncer só para doentes terminais’

‘Nós criamos a pílula do câncer só para doentes terminais’
Renato Meneguelo, um dos criadores das cápsulas, disse que a Anvisa foi procurada quatro vezes para testar a substância






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Cenário: Liberação da ‘fosfo’ foi motivada pelo apego ao poder

Cenário: Liberação da ‘fosfo’ foi motivada pelo apego ao poder
Parlamentares viram no composto um instrumento para ganhar a simpatia do eleitorado e ser usado como vitrine nas eleições






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