History of Brazil
The history of Brazil starts with indigenous people in Brazil. Europeans arrived in Brazil at the opening of the 16th century.The first European to colonize Brazil was Pedro Álvares Cabral on April 22...
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Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil’s new far right president fires hundreds of ‘left wing’ civil servants | The Independent
Brazil’s new president has authorised the dismissal of civil servants who do not share his far-right ideology, it has been reported.  Having taken office this week, Jair Bolsonaro has launched a
‘Trump of the Tropics’ – Controversial front-runner of Brazil’s election
Brazil is getting ready for elections - with a controversial right-wing frontrunner. RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtub...
Brazil's Strongman Closes In on Presidency After Round-One Rout
Oct.08 -- Bloomberg's Julia Leite and Peterson Institute's Monica de Bolle discuss far-right former Army captain Jair Bolsonaro's lead in the first round of Brazil’s presidential elections.
This Brazilian jail gives prisoners the keys to their cells
Prisoners have to study, work and pursue a hobby every day. Read more: https://wef.ch/2QX37Zm #wefimpact
Watch what happens when Brazil's right wing candidate for president leaves the airport
His name me is Jair Bolsonaro. The American media calls him "Brazil's Trump," and the Brazilian media calls...
2013 Soccer Match Could Have Brought Zika Virus To Brazil, Researchers Say
Zika may have been introduced to Brazil during the 2013 Confederations Cup, a soccer tournament that featured a team from Tahiti – which suffered a Zika epidemic that year.
Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is questioned by police as part of a huge fraud inquiry into the state oil company Petrobras.
Evidence Of New World's Oldest Decapitation Found
Scientists digging at rock a shelter in Brazil have discovered evidence of human decapitation that dates back 9,000 years, making it oldest case ever seen in the New World. But the story of the headle...
Where Did The First Americans Come From? New Studies Offer Clues
A pair of studies seek to answer questions about the first inhabitants of the Americas: Where did they come from, and how did they get here? One study, published Tuesday in the journal Science, propos...
Brazil road swallows then spits out entire bus
A bus has been swept away by flood waters after it fell into a river in the tropical Para state in Brazil.
Bus washes away after collapsing in sinkhole
Intense flooding in Brazil caused an evacuated tourist bus to collapse into a sinkhole and was washed away by rapid floodwater.
Why Some Mushrooms Glow In The Dark
A team of scientists recently created some fake, glowing mushrooms and scattered them in a Brazilian forest in hopes of solving an ancient mystery: Why do some fungi emit light? The question goes back...
Callicebus miltoni: New Species of Titi Monkey Discovered in Brazil
Titi monkeys, or the titis, represent one of the most diverse Neotropical primate groups, with 32 species currently recognized. These tree-dwelling monkeys are small – between 9 and 18 inches (23-46 c...
Dozens Die After Bus Plunges 1,300ft Off Cliff
A tour bus plunged 1,300ft into a wooded ravine in southern Brazil after the driver reportedly lost control on a bend, killing at least 40 people.
Indigenous peoples in Brazil
Indigenous peoples in Brazil (Portuguese: povos indígenas no Brasil), or Native Brazilians (Portuguese: nativos brasileiros), comprise a large number of distinct ethnic groups who inhabited wh...
Indigenous peoples in Brazil - Wikipedia
Colonial Brazil
Colonial Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil Colônia) comprises the period from 1500, with the arrival of the Portuguese, until 1815, when Brazil was elevated to a kingdom alongside Portugal as the United King...
Colonial Brazil - Wikipedia
Slavery in Brazil
Slavery in Brazil began long before the first Portuguese settlement was established in 1532, as members of one tribe would enslave captured members of another.Later, colonists were heavily dependent o...
Slavery in Brazil - Wikipedia
Brazilian Declaration of Independence
The Independence of Brazil comprised a series of political events that occurred in 1821–1824, most of which involved disputes between Brazil and Portugal regarding the call for independence present...
Brazilian Declaration of Independence - Wikipedia
Empire of Brazil
The Empire of Brazil was a 19th-century state that broadly comprised the territories which form modern Brazil and Uruguay. Its government was a representative parliamentary constitutional ...
Empire of Brazil - Wikipedia
República Velha
The First Brazilian Republic or República Velha ([ʁeˈpublikɐ ˈvɛʎɐ], Old Republic) is the period of Brazilian history from 1889 to 1930. The República Velha ended in 1930 with a military coup that ins...
Coronelismo ([kɔɾonɛˈliʒmu]) was the system of machine politics in Brazil under the Old Republic (1889-1930). Known also as the "rule of the coronels", the term referred to the classic boss system und...
History of Brazil (1930-1945)
The Vargas Era (Era Vargas) is the period in the history of Brazil between 1930 and 1945, when the country was under the leadership of Getúlio Dornelles Vargas.The Brazilian Revolution of 1930 that ma...
History of Brazil (1930-1945) - Wikipedia
History of Brazil (1945-1964)
The period between 1946 and 1964 in Brazilian history is known as the Second Republic (or, in Brazil, as the "Republic of 46"). It was marked by political instability.In 1945, President Getúlio Vargas...
1964 Brazilian coup d'état
The 1964 Brazilian coup d'état (Portuguese: Golpe de estado no Brasil em 1964 or, more colloquially, Golpe de 64) names a series of events in Brazil that commenced on March 31, 1964, and culminate...
1964 Brazilian coup d'état - Wikipedia
History of Brazil (1964-1985)
The Brazilian military government was the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from March 31, 1964 to March 15, 1985. It began with the 1964 coup d'état led by the Armed Forces agains...
History of Brazil (1964-1985) - Wikipedia
History of Brazil (1985-present)
The period of Brazilian history since 1985 corresponds to the contemporary epoch in the history of Brazil, since the end of the military regime that had ruled the country from 1964 until 1985 and the ...
History of Brazil (1985-present) - Wikipedia