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The Supreme Court annuls the decisions against Marcelo Odebrecht in the ‘Lava Jato’ operation

The Supreme Court annuls the decisions against Marcelo Odebrecht in the ‘Lava Jato’ operation The Supreme Court annuls the decisions against Marcelo Odebrecht in the ‘Lava Jato’ operation

The Supreme Court of Brazil annulled this Tuesday the decisions made by a regional court against Marcelo Odebrecht for which he ended up convicted of corruption in the scope of the operation ‘Lava Jato’official sources reported. The investigation, ordered by Judge José Antonio Días Tofolli, does not cover the decisions derived from the agreement signed […]

They will build four “temporary cities” for people displaced by floods in Brazil

They will build four “temporary cities” for people displaced by floods in Brazil They will build four “temporary cities” for people displaced by floods in Brazil

The governor of Río Grande del Sur, Eduardo Leite, announced this Friday the reconstruction plan for that brazilian statewhich includes the construction of four “temporary cities” to receive the thousands of people displaced by the floods that have seriously affected the south of the country. The “temporary cities” They will be built in sports and […]

Brazil: deaths due to storms and floods in the south of the country rise to 152

Brazil: deaths due to storms and floods in the south of the country rise to 152 Brazil: deaths due to storms and floods in the south of the country rise to 152

The number of deaths from the storms that hit the south of Brazil and have caused floods never seen before in the region now totals 152, regional authorities reported this Thursday. According to the latest Civil Defense report, the number of missing people is now 104 and some 615,000 people are displaced due to the […]

Floods hit different countries around the world, aggravated by climate change

Floods hit different countries around the world, aggravated by climate change Floods hit different countries around the world, aggravated by climate change

BrazilIndonesia, Afghanistan, Kenya…, different parts of the planet have been suffering for days from torrential rains and floods that have left hundreds of dead and hundreds of thousands displaced and which, as environmental experts have explained to EFE, are aggravated by the same factor: climate change. Only in the south of Brazil have left nearly […]

Death toll from floods in southern Brazil rises to 148

Death toll from floods in southern Brazil rises to 148 Death toll from floods in southern Brazil rises to 148

The number of deaths from serious floods that have been punishing the south of Brazil has reached 148 and the number of missing people has reached 127, according to the latest Civil Defense bulletin released early this Monday. According to the organization, the greatest climate tragedy in the history of the southern region of Brazil […]

Brazil: extreme weather events will become more frequent, experts warn

Brazil: extreme weather events will become more frequent, experts warn Brazil: extreme weather events will become more frequent, experts warn

Worst climate disaster of the history of Rio Grande do Sul (south), Brazilclaimed at least a hundred lives and devastated the economy of that agricultural state, which will take months and even years to recover, according to the authorities, who speak of the need to “a Marshall plan” assistance. Other tragedies have recently struck Brazila […]

Musk will donate 1,000 satellite internet terminals to Brazil due to flooding

Musk will donate 1,000 satellite internet terminals to Brazil due to flooding Musk will donate 1,000 satellite internet terminals to Brazil due to flooding

Elon Musk announced this Thursday that, in response to the “terrible floods” in Brazilwill donate 1,000 internet satellite communication terminals to emergency services in that country through its Starlink satellite network. “I hope the best for Brazilians“, he pointed Musk on social networkGiven the terrible flooding in Rio Grande do Sul, Starlink will donate 1,000 […]

Brazil: death toll rises to 108 and missing to 136 due to floods in the south

Brazil: death toll rises to 108 and missing to 136 due to floods in the south Brazil: death toll rises to 108 and missing to 136 due to floods in the south

The devastating floods in the southern region of Brazil So far they have left 108 dead and 136 missing, in addition to 374 injured, according to the balance released this Thursday by the Civil Defense. There are nearly 1.5 million victims in Rio Grande do Sul, bordering Uruguay and Argentina, where torrential rains have caused […]

“To the limit”: water becomes a treasure in disaster-hit region of Brazil

“To the limit”: water becomes a treasure in disaster-hit region of Brazil “To the limit”: water becomes a treasure in disaster-hit region of Brazil

”This is horrible. We have children”. Gabriela Almeida holds little Ravi, one year old, in her arms while she waits her turn to carry water from one of the few taps available in a neighborhood in the municipality of Alvorada, east of Porto Alegre. Gabriela is 27 years old and is a housewife. Thiago Oliveira […]

Neymar sends help with his planes to flood victims in southern Brazil

Neymar sends help with his planes to flood victims in southern Brazil Neymar sends help with his planes to flood victims in southern Brazil

Neymar, forward of the Saudi Al-Hilal, has sent humanitarian aid with his private planes to the victims of the floods in the south of Brazil, an action that he shared this Tuesday to encourage donations for that region of the country. “I don’t like to publish everything I do or what I help with, because […]

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