For many years, Bolsonaro had been on the fringes of Brazilian politics, but was suddenly propelled to prominence after a major corruption scandal-tainted the image of the country’s mainstream political class.
During his meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, PM Modi invited him to be the chief guest at the Republic Day 2020. Bolsonaro accepted the invitation with pleasure. The Prime Minister was also invited for the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, the sources said the announcement will be made at the summit of leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the so-called BRICS group of emerging nations, who are meeting in the Brazilian capital for a two-day summit.
Brazil's unemployment surged during the 2015-2016 recession and has been in the double digits since. Three years ago, Bolsonaro's predecessor, Michel Temer, pitched a labor reform as certain to stimulate jobs.
Brazil's Supreme Court delivered a ruling that could release almost 5,000 inmates still appealing their convictions, including former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and other powerful figures jailed in a sprawling corruption investigation.
Although areas under sugarcane cultivation are being reduced in Brazil, green groups worry that the crop could eventually be planted in recently cleared areas in the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest.
A massive fire raced through Brazil's 200-year-old National Museum in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, probably destroying its collection of more than 20 million items, ranging from archaeological finds to historical memorabilia.
Facebook has called the arrest of its Latin America vice president “extreme and disproportionate”. The action relates to the messaging service What’s App. Diego Dzodan, an Argentine national, was detained after repeatedly refusing to comply with court orders to hand over data for use in a criminal investigation into drugs trafficking, Judge Marcel Maia Montalvao […]
Director General of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan spoke at a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, on Wednesday, during her official visit to Brazil to assess the situation regarding the country’s Zika outbreak. During the press conference, Chan offered a warning that the Zika outbreak might deteriorate further, “Things may get worse before […]
New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.