Mar 24, 2012

Madonna to Play Porto Alegre in 2012

Brazil News

| PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – American pop star Madonna will perform at Olympic Stadium in Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul state. Folha de Sao Paulo confirmed by telephone with Paulo Cesar Verardi, club owner at the site, that the controversial performer will appear on December 9th.

Madonna appears in Sao Paulo

Madonna (Photo: Folha de Sao Paulo)

Giant Anaconda Attacks City Worker

Brazil News

| SAO LUIS, Brazil – A city worker in north-east Brazil was attacked on Friday by a 5 meter (16.5 foot) anaconda snake while cleaning a creak in the city of Imperatriz, Maranhão state. “I was pulled by the snake. Luckily, my colleagues were nearby and pulled me out with the snake and everything,” the worker told a reporter from TV Mirante.

Five meter giant anaconda was captured after attacking a city worker who was cleansing a creak in the north-eastern Brazilian city if Imperatriz, in Maranhao state, on Friday 23 March 2012

16-foot Giant Anaconda (Photo: TV Mirante/G1 MA)

Mar 23, 2012

Spaniard Arrested with Cocaine in RS

Brazil News

| PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil – Federal Police (PF) in southern Brazil arrested a 55-year-old Spanish man trying to board a flight bound for Lisbon. According to the PF, agents at Salgado Filho International Airport in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul state, found 2.8 kg (6.17 lbs) of pure cocaine hidden in the man’s baggage.

Spaniard arrested trying to board a flight from Porto Alegre, in southern Brazil, bound to Lisbon, Portugal 23 March 2012, carrying almost 3 kg of pure cocaine.

Cocaine & Cash Hidden in Luggage (Photo:

Mar 22, 2012

'Dog' Marley has a nose for Marijuana

Brazil News

| FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil – Police in southern Brazil have a drug-sniffing dog they’ve named ‘Dog’ Marley, after musician Bob Marley, because of his uniquely keen ability to sniff out even small amount of marijuana. On Tuesday, during an operation in Favela Siri (not named after the iPhone helper), he sniffed out 30 bundles of pot hidden under the sand dunes that surround the site.

’Dog’ Marley, police dog in southern Brazil has a nose for marijuana.

’Dog’ Marley (Photo: Santa Catarina Civil Police/G1 SC)

Cocaine Falls from the Sky in Mato Grosso

Brazil News

| CUIABA, Brazil – Police in Central-West Brazil seized 60 kg (132 lbs) of pure cocaine allegedly dropped from a small plane on Wednesday, in the rural town of Sapezal, 473 km (294 mi) from the Mato Grosso state capital, Cuiaba. In addition to the drugs, police also seized firearms, ammunition and CB radios.

Sixty kilos of pure cocaine was dropped from the sky over rural farmland in Central-West Brazil near the capital of Mato Grosso.

Cocaine dropped from the sky (Photo: G1 MT/Civil Police)

Mar 21, 2012

Summer 2012 Brazil Sexy Girls Photos

Brazil News

| FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil – The best job ever has got to belong to photographer and weather reporter Fabrício Escandiuzzi who spent the South American Summer 2012 reporting on the weather and snapping photos on the beaches of this Southern Brazil capital city.

The nicest bunda in the world as captured by the photographer with the best job in the world, Fabrício Escandiuzzi, who spent Summer 2012 working specially for in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina Brazil

Best Butt I've Ever Seen! (Photo: Fabrício Escandiuzzi/Special for

Click on ‘Read more’ to see a slideshow featuring a few of Fabrício’s exquisite photos taken on the beaches of Florianopolis, Brazil, in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Mar 18, 2012

Billionaire’s Son Kills Cyclist in Rio

Brazil News

| RIO DE JANEIRO - Thor de Oliveira Fuhrken Batista, son of Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista, allegedly hit and killed a cyclist in Rio de Janeiro Saturday night. The businessman tweeted Sunday afternoon: “Unfortunately there was a fatal accident. However, Thor was not reckless.”

Billionaire’s Son may have hit and killed a bicyclest in Rio de Janeiro late Saturday night, 17 March 2012

Thor de Oliveira Fuhrken Batista’s car after accident (Photo: Nicson Olivier/G1 RJ)

Brazilian Pilgrims Kidnapped in Egypt

Brazil News

| SAINT CATHERINE, Egypt – Two young Brazilian girls on a bus full of pilgrims were kidnapped by Bedouins in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, according to the Foreign Ministry in Brasilia. The bus was traveling near Mount Sinai when the girls were taken.

Two Brazilian girls, traveling as part of a pilgrimage to Saint Catherine Monastary in the Sinai were taken hostage on Sunday 17 March 2012

Egypt’s Sinai Dangerous for Brazilians (Photo: G1 SP)