Tag: olympics

Stop Shaking, Rio’s Trafficker Tells Foreign Reporter, You’d Be Dead If We Wanted

The correspondent of Spain's daily El Paí­s, Francho Barón, was attacked and threatened in ...

Brazil’s Supreme Justice Wants Army in Rio to Clean Favelas for Olympics

Former president Fernando Henrique Cardoso's party, the PSDB (Party of the Brazilian Social Democracy), ...

After 21 Deaths, 4,000 Policemen Take Over Rio’s Streets

Four thousand military policemen have taken to the streets of Rio and Greater Rio ...

Brazil: Rio’s Drug Lords Knock Down Military Chopper and Kill Two Policemen

Rio de Janeiro's drug traffickers knocked down a police helicopter that was after them, ...

For Brazil Olympics Will Be a Brief Distraction. The Crooks Will Never Leave

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the great Gods of International Sport have deemed Rio de ...

Lula – Brazil’s Olympic Champion

President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is becoming an international superstar. He turned up ...

Olympics: Brazil Brings Big Guns and Big Bucks to Impress in Copenhagen

Brazil reacted discreetly to the information that American president, Barack Obama, will travel after ...

Brazil Vows Inspiration and Social Change If Chosen to Host 2016 Olympics

During a presentation for Olympic Family members and international sports figures at Sport Accord ...