Mar 31, 2012

Jennifer Lopez to Perform in Fortaleza

Brazil News

| FORTALEZA, Brazil – The Brazilian production company Arte Produções confirmed on Saturday, that the singer Jennifer Lopez will perform in Fortaleza. According to the producer, the singer will bring her 2012 “LOVE?” world tour to this north-eastern Brazilian state capital on June 30th.

Jennifer Lopez will bring her world tour to Brazil in 2012, performing for the first time in the country.

Jennifer Lopez coming to Brazil(Photo: G1)

Mar 30, 2012

Fake 'Baby Bump' Conceals Cocaine

Brazil News

| NATAL, Brazil – Early Friday morning, Federal Police (PF) in north-eastern Brazil arrested a 20-year-old woman for cocaine trafficking. Police say that the woman was carrying 2.1 kg (4.6 lbs) of pure cocaine hidden inside a fake belly, which made her appear to be pregnant.

Woman arrested in Brazil with cocaine hidden inside a fake ‘baby bump’ which made her appear pregnant

Brazilian Baby Bump Cocaine Belly (Photo: PF/G1)

Mar 29, 2012

1964 Revolution Commemoration Disrupted

Brazil News

| RIO DE JANEIRO – A gathering to commemorate the 48th anniversary of the March 31st, 1964 military coup in Brazil ended in pandemonium Thursday afternoon. ‘Revolution 64,’ held at the Military Club in the center of Rio de Janeiro, was besieged by about 200 protesters and ended with a confrontation between protesters and Military Police.

Protesters disrupt a commemoration of the 1964 Brazilian Coup d’état or ‘Revolution’

Revolution 64 (Photo: Roberto Lima/Futura Press)

Mar 28, 2012

Zeppelin Airship Tower to be Restored

Brazil News

| RECIFE, Brazil – The world’s last remaining Zeppelin mooring tower, located in Recife, Pernambuco state, in north-eastern Brazil will be restored. The mayor of Recife, Joao da Costa, signed a R$5.7 million real ($3 million USD)contract to restore the tower as well as two World War II era bunkers. Completion is scheduled for September.

The last remaining Zeppelin Airship mooring tower in Recife, Brazil as it stands today. It is to be restored by the end of 2012

Zeppelin Airship Mooring Tower, Recife, Brazil (Photo: Wikipedia)

Daytona Beach Bike Week 2012

Brazil Travel News

| DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Bike shows, bikini contests, rides, bike blessings, concerts, charity events and motorcycle rodeos – these are just some of the events at Bike Week in Daytona Beach. Bike week 2012 just wrapped up in “America’s Most Famous Beach”.

Daytona Beach Bike Week 2012

Bike Week ‘12 (Photo:

Embraer Sells A-29 Super Tucanos in Africa

Brazil News

| SAO PAULO – Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer announced on Tuesday that it has signed agreements to sell A-29 Super Tucano aircraft to three African nations. The deal is valued at US $180 million dollars.

Embraer A-29 Super Tucano is now used by the air forces of nine countries

Embraer A-29 Super Tucano (Photo: Embraer/

Mar 27, 2012

Heineken Flows Freely in This Prison

Brazil News

| MANAUS, Brazil – Prison wardens in the Brazilian Amazon were embarrassed by photos posted to Facebook showing prisoners drinking beer. The inmates of the Puraquequara Prison in the Amazonian capital, Manaus, were shown enjoying several perks, including tobacco, beer and young women, apparently prostitutes.

Prisoners in the Brazilian Amazon party with kegs of Heineken beer

Prison Beer Party in the Amazon (Photo: Facebook/

FAB Smoke Squadron Crosses Andes

Brazil News

| RIO DE JANEIRO – Last weekend, the Brazilian Air Force Smoke Squadron crossed the longest continental mountain range in the world, the Andes. The eight T-27 Tucano aircraft, accompanied by a C-130 Hercules support aircraft, took off from Mendoza, Argentina, flying towards Santiago, Chile, where they will attend the International Space and Air Fair 2012 (FIDAE 2012).

Brazilian Air Force Embraer T-27 Tucanos cross the Andes from Mendoza Argentina to Santiago Chile

FAB Smoke Squadron crosses the Andes (Photo: FAB/

Mar 26, 2012

Jennifer Lopez Arrives in Sao Paulo

Brazil News

| SAO PAULO – Jennifer Lopez and her boyfriend, dancer Casper Smart, arrived in Sao Paulo on Sunday afternoon. The singer is in the country for the final of the reality show “Q Viva: The Chosen,” on the Record network, which will select the best dancer in Brazil.

Jennifer Lopez arrives in Sao Paulo on Sunday, 25 March 2012 accompanied by boyfriend Casper Smart

Jennifer Lopez in Sao Paulo (Photo: Gabriel Reis e Delson Silva/AgNews/