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Brazil city mourns eight victims of school attack

World / Crime & Legal Mar 15, 2019

Brazil city mourns eight victims of school attack

Stunned family members on Thursday prepared to bury the eight victims of a school shooting in Brazil, along with the two attackers who carried out the violence, and grappled to understand why the bloodshed took place. A collective wake for six of the victims was ...

Guaido returns to Venezuela and calls for more street protests

World / Politics Mar 5, 2019

Guaido returns to Venezuela and calls for more street protests

A defiant Juan Guaido returned home to Venezuela on Monday despite concerns the opposition leader might be detained and urged supporters at a rally to intensify their campaign to topple the government of President Nicolas Maduro. The 35-year-old leader of Venezuela's National Assembly showed off ...

Rio de Janeiro's Carnival kicks off; some revelers target Bolsonaro

World Mar 2, 2019

Rio de Janeiro's Carnival kicks off; some revelers target Bolsonaro

Rio de Janeiro's world-famous Carnival officially began with street parties and revelry Friday amid expectations the first such celebration since Jair Bolsonaro took office would target the far-right president known for offending the LGBT community and minorities. At Carmelitas, one of Rio's most traditional street ...

Brazil to launch corruption probe into Vale dam disaster

World Mar 2, 2019

Brazil to launch corruption probe into Vale dam disaster

Brazil's authorities will investigate miner Vale SA over possible corruption in misleading officials about the safety of its dam that burst and killed hundreds, a spokeswoman for the Mines and Energy Ministry said on Friday. If found to have violated Brazil's 2013 anti-corruption law, Vale ...