May 16, 2012

Immigration to Brazil Booming

Brazil News

| RIO DE JANEIRO – Favorable economic conditions in Brazil is encouraging the arrival of an increasing number of immigrants. Most are Latino, mostly from the member states of Mercosur, but also a growing contingent from Asia and Africa.

Immigration to Brazil is growing rapidly

Immigration to Brazil (Photo:

May 15, 2012

Gisele's BumBum Trending on Twitter

Brazil News

| SAO PAULO – Supermodel Gisele Bundchen, 31, is one of the most talked about topics among Twitter users in Sao Paulo today. The model appears on the cover of the June/July issue of the French magazine “Vogue.”

Gisele Bundchen poses for the cover of French Vogue June/July 2012 issue

Gisele on French Vogue (Photo: Vogue/Folha)

New Body Scanner Unveiled in Fortaleza

Brazil News

| FORTALEZA, Brazil – Federal Police unveiled on Tuesday (15) new equipment used to combat international drug trafficking at the Fortaleza airport. According to authorities, the body scanner detects any type of product hidden under clothing or inside the human body.

New 'body scanner' machine installed in Pinto Martins International Aiport in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil on Tuesday 15 May 2012

Body Scanner in Fortaleza (Photo: G1)

May 14, 2012

National Day of Reggae Signed into Law

Brazil News

| BRASILIA – President Dilma Rousseff signed into law Monday (14) a law establishing the National Day of Reggae, celebrated annually on 11 May – the date Jamaican musician Bob Marley died, reported Folha.

Jamaican Bob Marley, the date of his death, May 11, was chosen to be the Day of Reggae in Brazil

Bob Marley (Photo: David Burnett/Folha)

Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior in Brazil

Brazil News

| SÃO LUIS, Brazil – Passing through Brazil, where environmentalists will stage demonstrations, Greenpeace's new ship Rainbow Warrior is spotted in San Marcos Bay. The ship is a platform to bring environmental issues to various cities of the country, serving as a 'bridge' for discussion and exposing the problems that still plague the worlds largest rainforest.

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior

Stock photo of Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior (Photo: G1)