Folha Internacional – Price of Diesel Goes Up and Truck Drivers Go on Strike in 17 Brazilian States. Committees ought to be set up in both the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate in order to discuss the price of fuel. A statement issued by the presidents of both chambers of Congress read that “the current level of [gas prices] has a negative impact on the daily lives of Brazilians”.
BBC – Brazil is South America’s most influential country, a rising economic power and one of the world’s biggest democracies. Over the past years it has made strides in its efforts to raise millions out of poverty, but the gap between rich and poor remains wide. Modern-day Brazil’s indigenous people form part of the population
The mere mention of Brazil brings to mind sun, fun, and samba, but there are a whole lot of other things the country does particularly well. Here are 10 things done better in Brazil than anywhere else. / Source: Geo Beats / Number 10. Unique sports. A popular pastime in Brazil is a friendly competition known as footvolley.