Brazil ex-lawmaker gets 50 years for husband’s murder | The Citizen

Former Brazilian congresswoman Flordelis dos Santos was sentenced Sunday to 50 years in prison for the murder of her husband in 2019, a Rio de Janeiro court ruled. Famous for adopting dozens of street children from Rio de Janeiro’s slums, Dos Santos, 61, and her husband, pastor Anderson do Carmo, were a power couple in … Read more

Success for Mercedes as Russell lead homes 1-2 in Brazil | The Citizen

George Russell claimed his first Formula One victory as he won the Brazilian GP at Interlagos on Sunday with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton second.  The pair had started on the front row but the crash-marred race was far from a procession to the team’s first victory of the season. Hamilton bumped wheels with Max Verstappen … Read more

Ghana’s new recruits get Brazil test ahead of World Cup | The Citizen

While Brazil will jet off to Qatar in November dreaming of winning a sixth World Cup, Ghana hope the addition of reinforcements from the diaspora can re-establish the Black Stars as one of Africa’s top sides. Unbeaten throughout World Cup qualifying, Brazil’s only competitive loss since going out to Belgium in the 2018 quarter-finals in … Read more

Prices soaring everywhere: from beans in Brazil to pork in China | The Citizen

Consumers and businesses around the world are facing steeper prices for everything from Mexico’s beloved tortillas to the aluminium cans used by beer companies. Inflation jumped after countries emerged from Covid lockdowns and it has soared since Russia invaded Ukraine, with the IMF expecting consumer prices to rise by 8.3 percent globally this year. Here … Read more

Copa America champions Brazil rout African champs Banyana | The Citizen

Banyana Banyana were thrashed 3-0 by Brazil in a friendly encounter at the Orlando Stadium on Friday night. ALSO READ: Brazil defender Souza expecting a physical game against Banyana The game forms part of the national team’s preparation for the Fifa Women’s World Cup next year. Much was expected from the Caf Women’s Africa Cup … Read more

Monkeys in Brazil under attack amid rising monkeypox fear and outbreaks – National |

By Mauricio Savarese The Associated Press Posted August 9, 2022 9:27 pm     Updated August 9, 2022 11:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The World Health Organization (WHO) expressed sorrow on Tuesday for the killing of monkeys in Brazil amid fears of monkeypox contagion. … Read more