Post Tagged with: "Brazil"

Jair Bolsonaro vows to end corruption taking oath as Brazil president

January 2, 2019 7:45 am0 comments
Jair Bolsonaro vows to end corruption taking oath as Brazil president

Though many in Brazil have been angered by the homophobic, racist and misogynistic remarks, but the new far-right President Jair Bolsonaro used his inaugural speech in the Congress to vow for building a society without discrimination or division on the New Year Day. The 63-year-old fan of US President Donald […]

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Resorts Around Tangará da Serra in Brazil

May 26, 2018 11:05 pm0 comments
Resorts Around Tangará da Serra in Brazil

Tangará da Serra has a lot to offer for an active vacation in Brazil and is not overrun by tourists yet. This region of Mato Grosso is a challenge for any traveller who loves adventure tours that include mountain biking, hiking, scuba diving or snorkelling, or who wants to visit […]

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Microcephaly Linked To Zika Virus, Study Confirms Again

September 15, 2016 11:01 pm0 comments
Microcephaly Linked To Zika Virus, Study Confirms Again

In one of the latest studies the link between Zika virus and microcephaly is further strengthened. Commissioned by the Brazilian Ministry of Health, the preliminary results point Zika is main culprit behind the babies born with smaller head in the country. A total of 32 newborns with microcephaly was studied […]

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games Ends With Spectacular Closing Ceremony

August 21, 2016 10:17 pm0 comments
Rio 2016 Olympic Games Ends With Spectacular Closing Ceremony

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games is over now and despite several negative publicities it is fair to say the events were an unqualified success in offering ground for over 11,000 athletes and more than forty sports. It is also not to forget Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and some more most […]

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Sticking To Estimated Budget Has Become Tough For Cities Hosting Olympic Games

August 16, 2016 11:44 pm0 comments
Sticking To Estimated Budget Has Become Tough For Cities Hosting Olympic Games

Brazil won the bid to host 2016 Summer Olympics in 2009 and then the budget for it was estimated about $3 billion, but on August 5, when the opening ceremony was held, a hefty sum of $4.6 billion was already spent on venues, administration, transportation and on other related things. […]

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Russian Sexagenarian Reaches Rio On Foot For Olympic Games

August 9, 2016 11:22 pm0 comments
Russian Sexagenarian Reaches Rio On Foot For Olympic Games

Russian sexagenarian walked over 18,270 km for about 500 days and reached his dream city of Rio de Janeiro today. He started some 17 months ago and walked about 50 to 60 km a day. Sergey Lukyanov started the adventure journey from Russia’s northern capital of St. Petersburg on 1 […]

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